The Bay Area is one of the country's most desirable real estate markets, and we understand that making the decision to sell a home here can be a particularly overwhelming experience. Achieving the optimal return on your investment requires planning and preparedness.
From applying a fresh coat of paint to rearranging furniture, your Compass agent will work with you to ensure the property is visually ready for showing. Your agent will prepare to market your property. Preparations might include scheduling a professional photo shoot, commissioning an illustrative floorplan, organizing professional staging, and writing a listing description.
Your Compass Agent will network and market the property before "going live" to drive interest among prospective buyers and their agents.
For the duration of the selling process, your property will be showcased on Compass.com and shared across our 100+ partner sites.
Your agent will develop and execute a marketing plan. The Compass marketing team produces beautiful print collateral to strategically showcase your property. Eye-catching property signs are produced and placed outside your property.
Your agent continuously leverages professional contacts to find ideal buyers' brokers. Open houses are hosted for both brokers and clients on an ongoing basis.
Your agent conducts an assessment of the market response within the first few days your listing is live. Feedback from agents and buyers is aggregated, and the listing strategy can be revised if necessary.
Your agent provides frequent updates and continuous traffic metrics.
Following an offer, your agent contacts all interested parties, review the offer terms and communicates all counter-offer options with you. The contract is negotiated and accepted, and the transaction summary is circulated to all parties.
Your agent observes and records all contingency periods throughout the in-contact stage. A property appraisal and home inspection take place, and any further negotiations are managed. All financial and supplemental information is collated and submitted to the managing agent.
A date is set with the closing company; meanwhile, your Compass agent will provide resources for repairs, moving details, and transfer of utilities. Your agent arranges the final walk-through and finally the closing, at which time the keys are handed over to the buyer.