Summerville Real Estate & Charleston Real Estate (843) 860-3901 ~ Maria@MariaPettis.com

Saving the American Dream of Home Ownership!


I am trained to help home owners understand the options available to AVOID foreclosure!

You DO have options!  But the longer you wait, the more difficult it may be, so feel free to contact me for a free, confidential consultation.

Maria@MariaPettisHomes.com
843.860.3901

Possible Options:
Loan Modification
Reinstatement
Refinance

Deed In Lieu Of Foreclosure
Short Sale
Bankruptcy
Foreclosure


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The Power and Resources Only Century 21 Can Offer!

We offer programs to help your home stand out from the competition!

Gold Star Home Program

Delays can sometimes hold up or even prevent closing on your home. Our Gold Star Program is designed to offer services prior to the contract process to reveal the worth and condition of the home you are selling to reassure buyers and help keep the process running smoothly!

 

 1. Offer a Comparative Market Analysis

This free service lets your buyers know that they are getting a good value when purchasing your home. 

  


2.  A Pre-Termite Inspection

This free service lets your buyers know that your house is termite free and any previous damage has been repaired.

 


3.  A One Year 2-10 Home Warranty

No cost until closing/Approximate cost $400

A home warranty gives the buyer peace of mind knowing that they have a little insurance policy should anything go wrong with their appliances, roof, plumbing, A/C or other items during their first year of ownership.

 


4.  A Professional Pre-Inspection

Fees range from $250 and up depending on size and age of home

Your buyer will undoubtedly get a home inspection after signing a contract.  Avoid any surprises and give reassurance as to the condition of your home before a contract is even signed.

 

 

 

Special Financing With Century 21 Mortgage
Benefits Both Buyer and Seller!

Make your home stand apart from the competition by offering a lower interest rate to your buyer's.
Buy down the interest rate for your buyer by offering a credit equal to 2.25% of the purchase price with a full price offer.


30 Fixed -  0.5% Interest Rate Reduction


7/1 ARM - 0.75% Interest Rate Reduction

5/1 ARM - 1.0% Interest Rate Reduction

 

 

HELPING YOU GET YOUR HOME SOLD!

In today's market, a good agent is invaluable to selling your home.  With all the homes for sale out there, you need to make yours stand out from the crowd.  I can help you by creating a personalized, aggressive marketing strategy to draw in buyers and help you stage your home so it appeals to a wide array of people.

But the single most important factor is pricing your property correctly.  As your agent I will do a thorough comparative market analysis and share the results with you.  We'll talk about how quickly you want or need to sell, what you hope to net from the sale after you pay closing expenses, and ultimately, set the price at which you should list your home.

What follows is a list of services I provide to my sellers.  This is by no means everything I do for my clients, but I believe these are the basic things necessary to ensure a good sale in a reasonable amount of time.  

My goal is the same as yours:  to sell your home for the best possible price in the shortest amount of time. 

 

1.  Perform a Comparative Market Analysis and assist you in determining 
     a listing price.

2.  Prepare a sample net sheet to give you an idea of how much you 
     might net at closing.

3.  Measure your home and note improvements, good selling points, etc.
     for use in marketing and listing in the MLS.

4.  Go room by room with you to discuss what should be done in 
     preparation for showings and help you stage your home.

5.   Create a personalized and aggressive marketing strategy for your home.

6.  Provide a lockbox for ease of showings and discuss any special
     requirements regarding showings.  ie. showings during certain times,
     appointments only, arrangements for pets, etc.  As well as review safety
     points.

7.  Enter information (including color photos and virtual tours) into the
     Multiple Listing Service where all area agents can access your listing
     and show prospective buyers.

8.  Provide the Internationally recognized Century 21 Gold Post and "For Sale" 
     sign for your yard.

9.  Create stylish customized flyers and which will be continuously replenished
     as needed.

10. Send out "Just Listed" cards to your neighbors and surrounding area. 
      You never know where the right buyer will come from!

11.  Advertise!
      Some places where your home will be advertised can include:
      Print ads in The Post and Courier, Homes & Land Magazine, Military 
      Publications.
      Online at SummervilleRealEstateOnline.com, the Century 21 website, 
      Realtor.com, Zillow.com, Yahoo Classifieds and a multitude of others!
      Blog about your property at various real estate sites

         Video Tour: Create a video tour of your home and neighborhood to YouTube!

12. Hold open houses to help draw in potential buyers.

13. Include your home on Century 21 Properties Plus' Caravan, exposing it to
      more agents and help keeping it foremost in their minds!

14. Follow up on any and all leads.

15. Network with other agents, clients, prospects, etc to try to find a buyer
      for your home.

16. Keep in constant contact with you so you are up to date and any concerns
      are addressed immediately.

17. Help negotiate the sales price and contingencies within the contract.

18. Help coordinate and follow up on any inpections that need to be done and  
     then negotiate regarding any repairs that might be necessary.

19. Help handle any issues that arise before the closing.

20. Be there to assist and advise you during the closing.

21. Assist you with finding a new home or with your relocation to a new area.
     Century 21's top notch relocation department can assist you know matter
     where you are relocating to!

One final note, customer satisfaction is extremely important to me.  I don't want to just sell your home, I want to make your experience a positive one. 

 

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