Author Archives: Moving Station

 

  • Posted April 1st, 2016 by Moving Station
    A woman was in danger of losing her reservation at one of our partner retirement communities. She deposited there in July 2013 and listed her home. After 198 days on the market, the home still hadn’t sold, and the community suggested that she consider using the Home Sale Program through Moving Station. She spoke with her Real Estate Counselor to learn the details of the program and met with the two agents hand-selected for her home. She liked both agents a great deal, and after some...
  • Posted December 23rd, 2015 by Moving Station
    So your home has been on the market for about a month now. In the first couple weeks, you probably had several showings, and by now there have probably been a couple open houses as well. However, we don’t have any offers, or any buyers who look like they are seriously considering making an offer. What do we do now? The first step is to talk to your agent and your PRM. We need to take another look at the feedback we’ve received from buyers and agents who have been through the property...
  • Posted December 16th, 2015 by Moving Station
    After several months on the market, a couple came to our Home Sale Program at the recommendation of their retirement community. They’d tried unsuccessfully to attract a buyer for their luxury home and needed to sell the property in order to fund their move to the community. We introduced two strong local agents to give their perspectives on the home and what it would take to achieve a sale. Both agents agreed that a combination of removing most of the antique-style décor (the home was...
  • Posted December 2nd, 2015 by Moving Station
    A couple met agents through our Home Sale Program to gather information for themselves on their home value and preparing their home to sell as they readied themselves for a move into retirement living. After speaking with friends and family, including their children, the couple decided their home was worth more than both estimates provided by the agents they met and they listed the property about 10% higher than the agents recommended. After a month and a half on the market, the sellers...
  • Posted November 25th, 2015 by Moving Station
    You’ve signed the listing agreement with your chosen real estate agent, and now your home is “on the market.” What does this mean, and what should you expect? First and foremost, this means that your home is officially available for sale! Your agent has now entered the property into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), a resource that all agents can access to find out which properties are on the market. There may very well be a sign in your yard, and the advertising, particularly on...