The Ultimate Sellers Guide (Real Estate 2022)

Ultimate Real Estate Sellers Guide 2022

Your Ultimate Real Estate Guide – For Selling Your Home

Pre-Listing To-Do List

  • Schedule a complimentary consultation with The King Group
  • Discuss your goals, timeline, and the best strategy for selling
  • Review our formal listing presentation with an analysis of your property
  • Execute sales agreement and review any questions or concerns
  • Marketing and design team walkthrough of the home
  • Complete the market analysis, marketing plan, and establish the sale price

Active Listing To-Do List

  • Professional photos, video, and measurements taken
  • All marketing material created
  • Our marketing campaign commences, listing submitted to MLS, signs installed
  • Social, digital, and email campaigns launched
  • Private showings and open houses begin

Contract To-Do List

  • Offer(s) received, negotiated, and accepted
  • Back-up offer(s) negotiated, and accepted
  • Inspections, appraisal, and disclosures completed
  • Conditions removed
  • Hire a Lawyer or Notary to assist with property conveyancing

Completion Day To-Do List

Expected Costs Payable:

  1. Lawyer or Notary Fees and Expenses:
  • Attending to execution documents
  1. Costs of clearing title, including:
  • Investigating title,
  • Discharge fees charged by encumbrance holders,
  • Prepayment penalties.
  1. Real Estate Commission (plus GST). 
  2. Goods and Services Tax (if applicable).

Possession Day To-Do List

Congratulations! Your home has now sold, you have been paid the sale proceeds, and it is time to pass possession to the new homeowners.

  1. Make arrangements with a moving company — this needs to be made ahead of time.
  2. Switch over services such as telephone, cable, internet, gas and hydro
  3. Inform banks, investments, credit card companies, subscriptions, memberships & clubs of your new address.
  4. Inform your place of employment, CRA, MSP & all relevant government bodies of your change of address.
  5. Change your drivers’ license information
  6. Inform school(s), doctors, dentists, & health clinics of your new address.
  7. Obtain school & sports records for your children (if applicable).
  8. Forward your mail by filling out a change of address form at the post office.
  9. Provide forwarding information to your landlord if, applicable.

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