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Choosing a Realtor®

Developing a Marketing Strategy is important In order to sell your home quickly and at the best price.  It is necessary to prepare your home for the market. This process includes:

Deciding when to put your home on the market.

• Establishing a strategic price based on recent comparable sales, local market conditions and your motivation to sell.

• Estimating your net proceeds.

• Advising you on how to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. Marketing Your Property

• Placing a "FOR SALE" sign prominently on your property while utilizing directional signs.

• Installing and managing a lock box to allow agents to show your home with an appointment.

• Submitting your home to the ALL Multiple Listing Service available for immediate exposure to the real estate community.

• Arranging Sales Associates in the area to tour your home.

• Developing a color brochure highlighting the features and benefits of your home.

• Promoting your home at the appropriate Association(s) of Realtors' for maximum exposure to other cooperating agents.

• Holding open houses when appropriate.

• Contacting potential buyers to promote the property.

Advertising your property in local publications.

• Featuring your property on a variety of websites, including YOUR HOME'S OWN WEBSITE and REALTOR.com.

Networking with clients and colleagues for possible buyers.

While Managing your Transaction, I am a strong advocate on your side during the transaction, leaving NO detail undone! Negotiating the Offer I will immediately present and explain all offers to you. You will be able to accept, reject, or counter any offer presented. During the negotiation process, I will leverage my experience and skills to advocate your interests:

Reviewing the contract and obligations before you sign.

Explaining how contingencies affect you.

Protecting you from signing a "blank check" for unknown problems or repairs.

Defining legal disclosure requirements.

Orchestrating the offer process for "back-up" offers, when possible.

Throughout the negotiation, I will provide you with a professional, objective point of view; but the final decision of accepting an offer is yours. Once an offer is accepted, I will manage all the details to make the process as stress-free and efficient as possible:

Staying in contact with the buyer's agent to ensure a smooth escrow.

Following up on the progress of the buyer's loan.

Monitoring all contingency removal deadlines.

Assisting you if a conflict with the buyer arises.


Relocation Service

Century 21 Affiliated is a leader in Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin because we help to match people with homes successfully. As a Relocation Specialist, I strive to help my clients make informed decisions regarding where to buy or rent. I can also provide in-depth informationon all the cities in our areas including property values, the cost of living and helpful community resources.

My available services include:

  • Pre-Marketing Home Sale Assistance
  • Pre-Purchase Evaluation
  • Home Purchase
  • Rental Assistance
  • Temporary Living Assistance
  • Spousal Career Assistance
  • Area Tours

    My goal is to make your move as smooth as possible within your needed time frame and budget. Please feel free to phone or email me with any of your relocation questions or needs. Remember, as a transferee, YOU can insist on a relocation specialist that you choose!

Doing YOUR  job right is why . . .


Lori Reavis is a HOUSE SOLD name!

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CENTURY 21 Affiliated

Roscoe, IL   -  815.270.0901