CATEGORY:Selling a Home
  • Does every real estate agent handle relocation transactions?:

    Every agent may say they do, but a true relocation real estate professional has had extensive training in relocation provided by both their agency and the relocation industry. Since specific documents and processes are used for relocation transactions in addition to state level requirements, it is important that they understand how to properly navigate through the relocation process. In addition to the training and experience, they will also have achieved a proven sales record for multiple years.

  • What is a BMA?:

    Broker Market Analysis. The broker/agent conducts market analysis to determine a suggested listing price and the most likely sales price for a property. The agent uses comparable sales and competing listings to determine the property's value. Typical format used is the ERC (Employee Relocation Council) form.

  • Should I consider working with a discount broker?:

    A discount broker is not competitive with a full service real estate company. Reduced commissions mean reduced services--most likely reduced advertising/marketing of your property. In addition, real estate agents may prefer to show those properties that carry the standard commission rate for the area first, rather than properties with discount commissions.

  • Should I consider selling my home as a "for sale by owner?”:

    Your home is perhaps the largest investment you have and for that reason alone, a real estate professional is a wise investment."

  • How can I get more showings for my home?:

    Some things to consider are your homes curb appeal or whether your home is priced right for the current market. Remember that the agents will take buyers to homes that are easy to show. This means the fewer negative aspects the better. Often these negative aspects are very minor and can be easily changed. Try to think like a realtor who is going to show a number of houses. What can you do to make your house one of their favorites? Relocation-Today.com/Transferee Resource Center housing tips for preparing your home for selling and pricing correctly that should be of assistance to you.

  • CATEGORY:Selling a Home
    Does every real estate agent handle relocation transactions?:

    Every agent may say they do, but a true relocation real estate professional has had extensive training in relocation provided by both their agency and the relocation industry. Since specific documents and processes are used for relocation transactions in addition to state level requirements, it is important that they understand how to properly navigate through the relocation process. In addition to the training and experience, they will also have achieved a proven sales record for multiple years.

    What is a BMA?:

    Broker Market Analysis. The broker/agent conducts market analysis to determine a suggested listing price and the most likely sales price for a property. The agent uses comparable sales and competing listings to determine the property's value. Typical format used is the ERC (Employee Relocation Council) form.

    Should I consider working with a discount broker?:

    A discount broker is not competitive with a full service real estate company. Reduced commissions mean reduced services--most likely reduced advertising/marketing of your property. In addition, real estate agents may prefer to show those properties that carry the standard commission rate for the area first, rather than properties with discount commissions.

    Should I consider selling my home as a "for sale by owner?”:

    Your home is perhaps the largest investment you have and for that reason alone, a real estate professional is a wise investment."

    How can I get more showings for my home?:

    Some things to consider are your homes curb appeal or whether your home is priced right for the current market. Remember that the agents will take buyers to homes that are easy to show. This means the fewer negative aspects the better. Often these negative aspects are very minor and can be easily changed. Try to think like a realtor who is going to show a number of houses. What can you do to make your house one of their favorites? Relocation-Today.com/Transferee Resource Center housing tips for preparing your home for selling and pricing correctly that should be of assistance to you.