QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO TAKE ON THE TASK OF SELLING YOUR OWN HOME...

  • How long are you able to wait for you home to sell?

  • Do you know how to price your home competitively?

  • Are you comfortable holding open houses or allowing in strangers your home?

  • If you work outside of your home, are you able to leave work during the day to show your home to prospective buyers?

  • Do you know the difference between buyer pre-qualification and buyer pre-approval?

  • Do you know which questions to ask lenders about buyers borrowing ability?

  • Are you familiar with all of the legally required seller's disclosures and which ones are required for your home (property disclosures, lead-based paint, radon gas, sinkhole, mold/mildew, Chinese drywall, flood insurance requirements) and how to fill them out?

  • Is your home in a flood zone? Does it require flood insurance?

  • Do you know what an elevation certificate is?

  • Many buyers are government-backed FHA & VA buyers. Do you know if the current condition of your home will pass a strict FHA or VA inspection?

  • Will you provide a home warranty with the sale?

  • What will you do to resolve if "offer/counter-offer/counter-counter" negotiations stall?

  • Do you know what an escrow agreement is?

  • How much escrow deposit will you ask for? Who will legally hold escrow deposit?

  • Do you know how to properly execute a legally-binding real estate contract, disclosures, contingencies, and associated addenda?

  • Do you know what a title company can and can't do for you?


If you are not sure about any of the answers to the above questions, you should definitely consider hiring a licensed RealtorĀ® to help you sell your home.


Fill out the form below and I will get with you ASAP to schedule an appointment to meet with you and tour your home! * Please be sure to let me know what is the best way to contact you (do you prefer email? or text? or a good old-fashioned phone call? - either way is fine by me)
Tabi Deas
Tabi Deas
4127 W Cypress St Tampa FL 33607