How to Select the RIGHT Real Estate Professional Selecting a Realtor is similar to selecting other professional services (e.g. legal services, tax preparation, financial planning, medical, etc.). Given the financial importance of selling or buying a home, you need the best Real Estate Professional you can find. How do you evaluate a REALTOR® to ensure you are getting the best? Here are some important factors to consider in selecting your REALTOR®: FACTOR
A question that we hear often from First Time Home Sellers at Catalano & Associates Realty is "How do we schedule showings, and do we have to leave the house for a showing?" Here are some tips from Christina Catalano on how showings work: Showing your property is required 99% of the time to get a sale. A buyer won't purchase a property they haven't seen. Also remember that buying a home is an emotional process, and if a buyer is rushed through a
First time sellers have many questions about how to stage and prepare their homes to sell. Check out some questions from our clients and some answers from Catalano & Associates Realty's own broker, Christina Catalano. (If you have any questions of your own, feel free to enter them into the comments field below.) Q: How do we prepare our home to list for sale? A: Arrange your furniture to open up the space and remove extra large or...
What documents will I need in order to list my property for sale? Many sellers have this same question, and your Realtor should have you covered by providing the following documents to you: Sellers Disclosure Statement - Discloses what you know about the condition of the property T47 Property Affidavit - Note any changes to the existing survey Information About Brokerage Services (Required Disclosure by the Texas Real Estate Commission)