Eric knows that selling your home can sound difficult and is one of the larger financial decisions you will make in your life. He will walk you step by step through the process at your own pace and comfort level. Eric will show you how to maximize your home’s value to get you the highest sales price possible.
Eric has an extensive background in marketing and sales that he uses to create a custom strategy unique to your home.
This will ensure we get your property seen by thousands of prospects online and bring in the greatest number of potential buyers, ultimately getting you a great selling price for your home. If you are thinking about selling your home, working with Eric will prove to be one of the best decisions you can make. Call now to learn more or to schedule an honest and informative marketing consultation where you will learn how he can help you sell your home.
Eric has met the luxury sales requirements and has been awarded a Guild Member designation at The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing as well as a certified Global Luxury Specialist.
“Eric went above and beyond any realtor I’ve ever encountered. Without Eric’s persistence and strategic know-how, I can’t say I would have gotten the deal I did or the fresh start I was after. If you’re looking to buy or sell in San Francisco or the North Bay, you’d be lucky to work with Eric.”
— Michelle M.
For those who consider selling their property on their own as opposed to working with a licensed agent, they must be prepared for the amount of work they are about to take on. The following only touches the surface when it comes to what is involved in the process of selling a property, but this will help give you an idea.
Know the facts when it comes to square footage, property taxes, zoning, etc.
How has your local market been trading? Are there comparable houses that have sold within the last 12 months? What price will you list yours at? Know about the school district, local shopping, restaurants, transportation, etc.
Make detailed lists of what needs to be repaired or replaced. This is everything from the roof to the appliances to the floors to the fixtures to plumbing, etc. Inspectors will look at every detail and so should you.
How much are you willing to spend to advertise your house? How much will you need to spend on attorneys, closing agents, other professionals, sellers fees, etc?
How are you going to reach your prospective buyers? Where can potential buyers discover your home? Are you going to purchase and advertise "For Sale” signs. Will you hold the open houses or private tours and how will you collect prospect info.
You’ll need a few dozen forms completed to legally sell your property. There are lots of risks involved in property transactions so make sure you have someone familiar with the process advising you along the way.
The RealVitalize program, exclusively offered through Coldwell Banker, provides home sellers with home improvement resources prior to or during the home listing period with no up-front or hidden costs or interest fees. Seller pays back only the amount of services utilized at time of closing.
Whether you use the RealVitalize program or not, as your listing agent, Eric will work with you and make recommendations for home improvements that add value for buyers. In addition to identifying what will bring you the greatest return on your investment, Eric can work with you and your vendors in preparing your home to sell. Eric has personally renovated multiple homes and is very familiar with what can add value for buyers.
Born and raised In Marin County, Eric Schmitt specializes in helping clients buy and sell their Marin homes. Including an extensive background in sales, marketing strategy, customer service and negotiation.