Patriot Realty combines years of experience in business, marketing, finance, real estate, and knowledge of the West Michigan area with a strong commitment to client loyalty. This combination provides clients with a unique set of skills in the residential market.
Our goal is to maximize your value while minimizing time, cost, and stress. We begin by talking about your expectations and objectives, and then prepare a concise plan of action tailored to your needs.
Information on current real estate values and market trends. A competitive market analysis helps you determine a realistic asking price for the property – a customized marketing and advertising plan to maximize exposure of the property.
Listing on the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service – which exposes the property to thousands of Realtors and is searchable on the Internet by prospective buyers and Realtors.
“Showcase” listing on Realtor.com, the website of the National Association of Realtors. Showcase listings are more enhanced than the average listing and feature multiple photos and more detailed descriptions of the property. Showcase listings typically rank higher in buyer search results.
PATRIOT REALTY LISTING
Listing on the Patriot Realty website, linked to the GRAR website.
Listing on the real estate section of M-Live.com, the website of the Grand Rapids Press.
ADDITIONAL LISTING WEBSITES
Listing on over 150 Internet websites and channels, including Yahoo, Zillow, and Trulia.
VIRTUAL TOURS / GALLERIES
Photos or virtual tours for display online.
Complimentary home staging assistance and tips on how to prepare the property for showing. Arrangement of appointments to show your property to qualified buyers. Open houses – typically, the first open house is held within two weeks of the listing.
PRINT & ENVIRONMENTAL
Advertisement of the listing/open houses in the Grand Rapids Press and other print media, as appropriate. “For Sale” sign in front yard and “Home for Sale” sign on nearest major intersection(s).
Follow-up with all prospective buyers and Realtors who tour the property.
A thorough evaluation of all offers.
Negotiation with the buyers and/or buyers’ agent.
Assistance in calculating the net proceeds from your sale and explanation of closing procedures. Coordination of transaction details, including title work, inspections, and closing. Representation at the closing.
REGULAR STATUS UPDATES
Regular progress reports by phone, email, or in-person meetings.