Selling a Home
Our homes are lifetime investments coupled with strong
personal ties. Selling your home ranks among our clients'
most important transaction of a lifetime. With the
unique demands of today’s real estate market, selling
your home requires a real estate agent with a proven
track record of expertise and results. The challenges of
finding new buyers requires fast response marketing
programs, leading edge technology and the financial
ability to advertise your home throughout the marketing
term. When you list with Gator Homes Realty, you have the benefit of seasoned professionals with over
40 plus years of
knowledge and experience plus an in-house marketing team
with award winning marketing programs.
When it comes to real estate, exposure is everything.
will promote your home to the largest possible audience
of buyers and real estate agents through our own
marketing team. You will gain access to Gator Homes
Realty exclusive marketing programs, to reach an elite
and highly qualified audience of homebuyers and their
We use a dynamic combination of high impact traditional
marketing coupled with state-of-art technology that
generates proven results. First impressions are critical
and our own marketing programs and team can get your
property aggressively on the worldwide market within 24
hours of listing your home. Professional photography,
full color brochures, virtual tours, open houses, direct
mailings, newspaper advertisements, magazine color ads,
referral networks and an award winning website are just
the beginning of your marketing campaign.
Gator Homes Realty is your hometown full service real
estate company. Our unmatched marketing
goes after the right buyers instead of waiting for the
buyer to come to you and ensures you a distinctive edge
over your competition. As your Realtors, we approach this
task with sensitivity, concern and professional
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team offers a multitude of services that will make your
transaction smooth and hassle free. We will manage the
myriad of details for you, including pricing and staging
your home for sale, marketing and advertising your home,
keeping you up to date with the process, interpreting
and negotiating your contract, coordinating with other
agents, following up with loan commitments and
arrange for any repairs to be done. Listed below are our
Seller’s Services that we provide for all of our clients:
On our initial meeting:
- We tour your home and ask you questions about the
- Armed with that information, we conduct a search
of comparable properties and take a current snapshot
of the market.
During our second visit:
- We present you with a comparative market
analysis along with a proposed selling price
- What you do to prepare your home for sale is
crucially important. Prior to listing your home,
we will share our thoughts on how to stage your
home for the market. Our suggestions will range
from painting and carpet cleaning to yard work.
We will be happy to provide you with the names of
tradesman to complete the tasks for you and will
schedule and oversee their work. Builders use
model homes for a reason. It is easier for
buyers to envision themselves in a
well-taken-care-of home where furniture and
accessories are placed to their best advantage.
- How we are going to announce your home to
the marketplace is our next step. We will also
go over how Gator Homes will plan to market your home.
Marketing Your Home:
- Your home will be listed in the GACAR
(Gainesville Alachua County Association of
Realtors) Multiple Listing Service, only
available to real estate agents.
- Your home, with photographs and detailed
information, will also be prominently
featured on our website: GatorHomes.com
- Customize Gator Homes Realty For Sale sign will be placed in your
- A professional flyer will be created for
your residence that details all of your
homes selling features. Flyers will be
available adjacent to the for sale sign and
inside your home.
tent cards will be produced to highlight the
features that your home has to offer.
- Gator Homes Realty will promote your
home on our local Real Estate TV channel
that airs a minimum of 45 times per week.
- With your permission, we will arrange for
a virtual tour (Gator Vision) of your property that will be
placed on the Multiple Listing Service along
- With your agreement, Gator Homes will hold open house(s) on targeted Sundays.
- Gator Homes Realty will place
advertisements of your property in the
Gainesville Sun weekend edition to promote
these Open Houses.
- Gator Homes Realty will cross promote
your Open Houses within the neighborhood
with our “Calling all Neighbors” direct mail
- Your home may be advertised in several
local publications. Depending on the
location of your property, local
publications normally utilized are Home &
Land magazine and The Real Estate Book.
- We will personally follow-up to obtain
feedback from all real estate agents who
show your home so we can use that
information to gauge the impressions of the
marketplace and, if necessary, brainstorm
changes in our sales approach.
- Since the market is ever-changing, we
will keep you abreast of changing market
conditions, such as other competing homes on
the market, so we can proactively adapt as
We Have a Buyer:
- Once an offer is presented,
we will counsel you on the terms
of the offer. After formulating
our response, we will communicate
and negotiate with the buyer's
agent on your behalf until we
come to agreement. Being an
integral part of our local real
estate community for years, our agents
personally know many of the real
estate agents in our
relationships greatly facilitate
- Once we have an executed
purchase agreement, we wait
until various inspection reports
are submitted per the terms of
the contract. Upon receiving the
reports, we will discuss our
response and we will relay this
information to the buyer's
- If any repairs are
needed/agreed to, we would be
happy to supply contact
information for reputable
tradesmen. We will also assist in
scheduling the work & with
- From time of contract to
closing, Gator Homes will handle any
communication between you and
the buyers through their agent.
In addition, we will also ensure that all
terms of the contract are
adhered to such as the date
specified for loan approval.
- We will coordinate with the
Title Company and/or closing
attorney to ensure all
documentation is in order prior
- If any surprises rear their
head throughout the process, we
are your advocates and experts.
It is our goal to resolve issues to
- At the closing table and
beyond Gator Homes Realty will make every effort to
serve your best interests. As a
sounding board, a resource, a
confidant and a real estate
expert, we will endeavor to earn and
keep your trust and respect.
||Selling a home can be a daunting
experience. That's why Gator Homes' Team of
Experts have assembled a wealth
of information and helpful tools
to assist you. Simply click onto
the links below for additional
information to help you through
the home selling process.
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