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When it comes to Metrowest and Boston area real estate you’ll need an experienced hand if you want to sell quickly and successfully. Terra Firma Realty has decades of experience selling real estate in Metrowest and Boston communities, and a proven strategy to turn selling your home into a positive experience.

What to expect when selling with Terra Firma Realty:

1. Our First Meeting

At our first meeting we’ll take a brief home tour to make sure we have all the facts for our pricing analyis. We’ll discuss your current situation, motivation for selling, ideal timeframe, and the property information. We’ll talk about what you love about your house, and get a good understanding of what unique features of the home we can highlight to attract the right buyer.

2. Reviewing the Details

After emailing you our market analysis for the property we will meet again to go over the details in person. We will present our suggested pricing range for your home, review the selling process with you, and walk you through our detailed marketing strategy customized for your home. We’ll also discuss staging tips for your home, talk about your goals, and set a timeline for listing.

3. Pre-Listing Preparations

When your home is staged and prepared for sale we will have our photographer shoot both the interior and exterior of the property, measure for professional floor plans, and record a virtual tour. We will prepare the MLS documents, print advertising materials, and build a customized website to draw buyers to your property.

4. Marketing Your Home

Our targeted marketing plans focus on reaching buyers who are looking for your type of property. We use a combination of traditional direct mail marketing, popular search engines, and demographic advertising on social media platforms to showcase your home. The first week your property is listed we will host a public open house, and our automated system will notify you via your preferred method of all showing requests by buyers and their agents.

5. Negotiating Offers

We know the area, and we know Metrowest real estate. When offers come in we use our expertise to negotiate on your behalf for a fair and justified price backed by neighborhood data and sales history. Once you accept an offer we will attend all buyer inspections so there’ll be no surprises along the way, and coordinate with your attorney to finalize the final Purchase and Sale documents.

6. Wrapping Up Contingencies

Once the Purchase and Sale paperwork is complete we keep tabs on the buyer’s mortgage application progress and notify you as important dates are met. We will also connect you with trusted contractors as needed to finalize any inspection contingencies, and coordinate with the local fire and utility departments to obtain all certifications needed for closing.

7. Preparing Your Move

We’ll help you find local movers that fit your schedule and budget. We’re happy to recommend any of the trusted professionals in our community for additional help with your move.

8. Closing

The closing will be scheduled with the closing attorney and is generally held at the attorney’s office or at the registry of deeds. At closing you and the buyers will sign the final purchase documents. Congratulations, your home is sold!

Selling your home can be quite an emotional rollercoaster, which is why we cater to each individual client and their specific needs. Here are a few tips for selling your home depending on your circumstance:

When You're Moving Out of MA

Our team is happy to help in your long distance moves! We are members of trusted referral networks across the country and can connect you with a highly qualified buyer’s agent in your new city.  And whether you move before or after your house sells, we’ll provide the same constant communication, updates, and advice to make your transition as smooth as possible.

When You're Upsizing

Moving to a bigger house usually brings with it some really exciting life changes. When you’re selling to move into a larger house, make sure you’re investing in a property that not only suits your current life, but has what you need for your future plans as well.

When You're Downsizing

A crucial thing to remember when you’re downsizing is that you’re also downsizing your belongings. Everything that fit into your three-story home may not work in your new one bedroom condo, or the new lifestyle it will bring. Now is a great time to clean out any unnecessary knickknacks and let go of bulky old furniture.

When Your Property Is Unique

We customize our marketing strategy to target buyers who have interests that fit your property. There is a buyer for every home – greenhouses for gardeners, horse stalls for animal lovers, extra kitchens for extended family. We love a house with character!

Other Life Changes

No matter what curve balls life throws your way, selling your home doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. When you work with Terra Firma Realty you’re getting a full team of real estate experts who are on your side.

Let’s Talk About Selling Your House! Schedule a Seller’s Consultation Here.

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