Seller Resources

Selling in Summer

Tips to make your home looks it’s best during the warm months Without question, summer in New York State is a great time to sell! From early spring all the way through August, the Rochester real estate market is booming. Known as a wonderful place to live, the Rochester region, in Western New York, has…

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Before Putting Your Home up for Sale

Here are a few items to take care of before listing your home. Completing these items can make the sale process quicker and easier in the long run. Consider a pre-sale home inspection. An inspector will be able to give you a good indication of the trouble areas that will stand out to potential buyers,…

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Get Ready for a Home Showing

Remove clutter. Clear off counters and pack unnecessary decorative items. Put extra furniture in storage, and remove out-of-season items. Don’t forget to clean out the garage, too. Let it shine. Cleaning windows and screens will help bring more light into your home. Replace burnt bulbs, and consider higher wattage in low-light areas. Clean the walls…

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7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®

REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home buyers: 1. An expert guide. Selling a home usually requires dozens of forms, reports, disclosures, and other technical documents.  A knowledgeable expert will help you prepare the…

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About the Appraisal Process

Once you are under contract, the buyer’s lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value. Appraisals help guide mortgage terms. The appraised value of a home is an important factor in the loan underwriting process. This report helps lenders figure out how much money…

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Transaction Documents

Are you a seller confused by all the different transaction documents you need when you sell your property? Check out our handy list of documents required: Property disclosure form Honesty is always the best policy. This form requires you to reveal all known defects to your property and it is a required form in Rochester,…

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