Seller's Guide

Most home sellers attempt to sell a Kentucky home with three goals in mind: getting the highest price possible, selling the property quickly and negotiating the timing of the sale to meet their needs. By paying attention to the following steps, you will have a distinct advantage over competing properties in the market place.

Step 1 - Do Your Homework

Selling your home for top dollar involves educating yourself on the market including the competition, best selling season and tips for preparing your home to sell. At Milestone Realty Consultants, we are prepared to assist you with suggestions, tips and recommendations from our team of seasoned professionals. For more information on the advantage of using a Realtor®.

Step 2 - Find an Agent

The selection of the right Agent is critical to the success and ease of your sale. At Milestone Realty Consultants, we have some of the areas most experienced Realtors®. If you have worked with us before, look up your Milestone agent.

If not, we’ll help find the right professional for you. Find more information on selecting an agent.

Step 3 - Learn your Property's Fair Market Value

Pricing your property correctly from the beginning is imperative to a successful sale. To help determine the Fair Market Value of your property, you must have access to a number of facts such as homes currently on the market, similar sold homes in your area and condition and/or concessions of the sale in recently closed transactions. That is what you will receive in a professionally prepared Competitive Market Analysis from your Milestone Realty professional – at no cost or obligation. Schedule a visit by a Milestone agent.

For additional information on pricing your home see The Asking Price and The Price of Overpricing.

Step 4 - Successful Marketing

Hiring an experienced professional to market you home is the best method to obtaining the best offer possible. Learning how to work together is an important part of being on a winning team.

For additional information on pricing your home see The Seven Rules of Selling and The Value of a Yard Sign.

Step 5 - Contract Negotiations

Once a prospective purchaser has identified your property as a favorite, they will prepare an Offer to Purchase contract that will spell out the details of their offer. Your Milestone Realty Consultant will assist in analyzing the offer, provide insight into the offer and preparing an acceptance or counter to the offer. Find negotiating tips for the Savvy home seller.