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Yvette M. Palmer, Associate Broker
Home Selling

If you are thinking about selling your house the first thing you need to do is adopt the right attitude. Think of your property as an asset in a business transaction, don't think of it as your home. Your home will be where you are going to go next...Your following step is to find a reputable and professional Realtor® who will do more for you than just put a "for sale" sign and enter your property in the multiple listing service. 

These valuable resources will assist you on how to sell your home for the most $$$ and how to go about selling a property in Santa Cruz County, AZ. Learn how to prepare your home for the market, which repairs are absolutely required and how to price your house competitively to sell in the shortest period of time. Get marketing tips on how to attract qualified buyers and maximize first impressions. 

Increase your home selling knowledge

  • Seller's Report

    Curious to know what your home in Santa Cruz County, Arizona is worth? I'll provide you with a FREE home evaluation with no obligation. The Seller’s Report is a listing presentation that I provide homeowners. The report is similar to a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) but it includes much more detail about the area and historical data.

  • Sellers Disclosures

    When asked by buyer, seller has a duty to disclose the information, even if seller does not consider the information material. Seller also has a legal duty to disclose facts when disclosure is necessary to prevent a previous statement from being misleading or misrepresented, such as any changes to the property. If Seller does not make the legally required disclosures, Seller may be subject to civil liability.

  • 15 Steps To Sell Your Home

    15 Steps to sell you home: Design a solid written marketing plan and stick with it, Stay on top of the market, Stage your home to sell, Make all known repairs, Use high quality and creative marketing materials, Create a powerful Internet presence, Make your home easy to show, Open houses are a waste of time and they're truly not safe, and much more.

  • Why Homes Don't Sell

    The key reasons some homes do not sell, even when the real estate market is doing very well, can be overcome with savvy marketing. Real estate agents like to show listings that are in good condition and easy to show. If your home is not selling, there is a reason why.

  • Marketing Your Home

    Buyers take an average of twelve weeks to find their dream home and view at least twelve homes before they make an offer. When listing your property for sale, its important to price it at current market conditions but it does stop there...Today's house hunters want more pictures and they are most likely to bypass a listing of a home because not enough pictures were advertised.

  • Home Selling Path

    The path you choose to take will determine how smooth or bumping the selling process will be. Here are just the basics of the path you will take to sell your home; choose a listing agent, get home ready for sale, figure out how much your home is worth, market your home, show your home, receive purchase offers and negotiate, open escrow / order title schedule, cooperate with home inspection, and much more.

  • Whats My Home Worth

    If you are interested in knowing how much your home is worth in our current market, I am able to provide a free Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) valuation of your home and will provide a listing price recommendation. The analysis will provide comparable homes that are similar to your property. The CMA will provide comparisons of homes that have sold, as well as homes currently on the market.

  • Selling A Home In HOA

    If you are about to sell your home that is part of a homeowners’ association. There are special documents you will need to provide potential home buyers. So get organized and be prepared for buyers to request lots of paperwork related to your homeowners’ association. Here are some of the key items you’ll need to provide buyers.

  • Home Staging

    Home buying is an emotional process, and getting people to feel attached to your home helps bring you more money on the sale. That first impression on prospective buyers should be a lasting and positive one. Home buyers will be in a home for three to four minutes. You want to make those moments memorable and profitable.

  • Curb Appeal

    Whether you are sprucing up your home as a spring cleaning ritual, or preparing your home for sale, there are some tried and true tips to help you gain the most from your efforts. In fact, some of the most important fix-up projects a homeowner can perform may be accomplished on little more than elbow-grease, and they can help speed the sale of your home.

  • Home Appraisals

    Whether you're thinking of selling your home or looking to refinance, it's important to get the best appraisal value on your home. Prospective homebuyers aren't going to be willing to pay more than the appraised value on a home and banks won't want to give loans for more than the true value of your house. Here are 10 things you need to know in order to prepare for your appraisal to get the best results.

  • Home Remodeling

    According to Remodeling Magazine, The big news is a bump up in the cost-value ratio due to lower costs and stabilizing house prices. See what trends another year has brought the data. Selected 2013 Cost vs. Value Report Statistics - Regional (Mountain) Return on Investment.

  • Foreign Sellers

    Foreign Buyers have the ability to own real estate property in the United States. However, if you decide to sell your property, as a foreign Seller, you are subject to a 10% withholding (of the Gross Sales Price) unless the transaction is exempt from Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) witholding.

  • Homeowners With Financial Hardship

    Foreclosure prevention counseling and homeless counseling services are available free of charge through HUD's Housing Counseling Program. Housing Counseling agencies participating in HUD's Housing Counseling Program are not permitted to charge consumers for these specific housing counseling services.

  • Selling A Home In A Short Sale

    A short sale is a transaction in which the lender, or lenders, agree to accept less than the mortgage amount owed by the current homeowner. In some cases, the difference is forgiven by the lender, and in others the homeowner must make arrangements with the lender to settle the remainder of the debt.

  • For Sale By Owner

    Having a hard time attracting potential home buyers and realized that you don't have enough time to devote to all the aspects of trying to sell your home? In some cases, homeowners believe that they can sell their property themselves and they often learn that selling a home is best left to professionals. Here is a list of some basic reasons of what I will provide as your listing agent

  • Residential Resale Forms

    Most home sellers understand the importance of reading the listing agreement and seller's disclosure statement when selling a home. However, the importance of some of the other documents involved in a home selling can be less clear. Although it may seem overwhelming, by reviewing and understanding the purpose of the documents it will help make the task much easier.

  • Have a Seller's Question?

    Feel free to use this form if you were not able to find the real estate information you were seeking. I understand that you may be in the information-gathering stage and may not be ready to open up about who you are or your real estate needs at this time. If you are not comfortable providing all your contact information that is perfectly OK.

  • Seller's Representation

    Selling your home can be a complex process. As your Listing Agent, I will help you market your property through several different World Wide Web avenues. According the National Association of REALTORS 90% of home Buyers most commonly start their search process online, 77% of Internet homebuyers drove by or viewed a home they saw online.