I decided to sell my house with Kerwin Realties.. and within a week it was sold.  When I come back to Canada in four years, I will be emailing Kerwin Realties to help me find a house."


We have put together some things to think about when you are looking to buy a home.

 
 

Thank you for considering our firm to sell your wonderful home.  It would be our pleasure meeting with you to discuss your possible move.

This section of our web site will hopefully help you in getting top dollar for your home, and let you know some of the things that we can do to help you sell your home.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

We have put together some useful information for home sellers:

If you like the information found in this site, you will enjoy the complete personalized service we offer.  

Do you want to know what your home is worth?  We can inform you free without any obligation.  You can fill out our Home Sellers Form and we will be happy to assist you in selling your home.

E-mail us at info@kerwinrealties.com and we will be pleased to assist you.


Services We Offer to Home Sellers:

  • Only 4% commission
  • Complete computerized comparative market analysis of your property for accurate pricing.
  • Detailed information sheet to help prepare your home for showings to, prospective buyers.
  • Experienced working with Department of National Defence, Government Employees, Hi- Tech and Private Sectors.
  • Features of your home that will attract prospective buyers.
  • Location, listing price, will be added on a spec sheet that prospective buyers can bring home, pictures of your home inside and out which will also be added to our website.

Marketing Your Home For Sale:

  • Real Estate Board of Ottawa-Carleton website: Advertising your property to regional users; over 1,400 sales representatives use this web site on a daily basis. 
  • Kerwin Realties Limited website: Updated site with inside photo shots of your home.
  • Our own Real Estate for sale sign will be posted on your front lawn, advertising your  property to prospective buyers, 24 hours a day.
  • At agreeable times, an open house can be set up for a Sunday.

The Danger of Overpricing:

When setting a price, you have to be competitive and you must have a good understanding of the homes that are currently for sale. Make no mistake about it, we want you to get the best possible price for your property.  However, when a home is priced too high for the market!

  • It attracts lookers, no legitimate buyers.
  • It implies that you aren't motivated to sell.
  • It helps the competition look better.
  • If it doesn't appraise at the higher price, a buyer may not be able to secure a loan.
Getting The Word Out:

What method will Kerwin Realties sales representative use to attract buyers?
There are a number of different vehicles available to market your home.  Just to name a few are listed below and I am sure these will be enough to attract motivated and qualified buyers.

  • Local Marketing
  • The Internet
  • For Sale Sign
  • Multiple Listing Service(MLS)
Multiple Listing Service (MLS):

How does it work?

  • Multiple Listing Service is a member based service paid for by the REALTOR members of the local real estate board.  The MLS  trademark symbolizes the cooperation among REALTORS to effect the purchase and sale of real estate.
  • An MLS listing, submitted by the seller's sales representative, generally includes all the important information on a home such as the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and special features including listing price.
  • Quite often, MLS is the first place a buyer's real estate representative will go to find a home for their client, making this one of the most visible and valuable mediums for selling a home.
The Internet:

This is how Kerwin Realties sales representative use the information superhighway to sell your home.

  • A home listed on the internet can be seen by interested buyers from around the world - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All our listings go to www.ottawarealestate.org and this is where buyers may look first.
  • Then of course we have our own site that is: www.kerwinrealties.com
  • You can also search through the www.mls.ca web site
  • In Ottawa there is a web site for real estate www.ottawaliving.ca
Your Major Roles in Helping to Achieve Top Dollar:

How we can make a positive first impression? The correct presentation of your home can go a long way towards  achieving a successful sale at the highest price.

  • Exterior clean-up.
  • Landscaping, clean up leaves and cut the grass, keep the snow off your walkways.
  • Paint touch ups if needed.
  • Carpets have them cleaned, it really will make a difference.
  • Windows paint, clean and replace them if needed.
Showing Your Home:

  • Maintain your home in ready - to - show condition.
  • It is best to leave when the buyers arrive.
  • Confine any pets.
If you think this is the type of service you would like to enjoy for yourself or someone you know, we would like to help you in your next sale. 

Contact us by e-mail at info@kerwinrealties.com or at the numbers listed below.

Shawn Kerwin, Broker of Kerwin Realties Limited:
Office: 613-725-2950
Residence: 613-839-7305
Cell: 613-867-5302

Call The Real Estate Professional Today!

 
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