128 Willow Ave

Somerville, MA 02144

617-513-1967

[email protected]

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Sellers Listing Preparation

For sellers preparing to list their home, Thalia Tringo & Associates will:

  • Create Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to determine the best listing price
  • Consult with sellers during the de-cluttering and organization process
  • Provide a professional referral for a 1-hour consultation to assist with the decluttering/preparation process, at no cost to the seller
  • Provide professional referrals for:
    • Handymen
    • Attorneys
    • Cleaners
    • Stagers
    • Contractors
    • Remediation professionals
  • Provide condo financials worksheets and guidelines as needed
  • Retrieve public documents, such as:
    • Declaration of Trust
    • Master Deed
    • Site plans
  • Research historic home information
  • Research lead paint reports, if available
  • Offer free, seasonal classes about preparing your home for sale

Marketing for Sellers

  • Upload property to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
  • Hire a professional photographer to photograph your home
  • Measure and create a professional floor plan
  • Design marketing brochures that include:
    • Property overview and narrative
    • Description of the neighborhood/area
    • Photographs
    • Property URL
  • Order and post signage, including property URL and brochure box
  • Ensure all MLS information feeds into Zillow, Trulia, and other similar websites

Advertising for Sellers

  • Local publications & online
  • Various historic home publications as needed
  • TTRE website and social media
  • Host broker open house with food from a locally owned restaurant to highlight the neighborhood
  • Host public open houses
  • Accompany all private showings

Logistics, Consultation & Negotiation for Sellers

  • Schedule and accompany private showings through online appointment scheduling system (no lockbox)
  • Receive and present all offers to the seller; create spreadsheet in multiple bid situations for easy review
  • Communicate and negotiate between seller and buyer’s agent
  • Offer electronic document signing
  • Keep track of deadlines and communicate with all parties involved, including attorneys and mortgage lenders, as needed.
  • Work closely with the seller’s attorney to help facilitate Purchase & Sale (P&S) agreement and obtain all appropriate documents by the closing date
  • Schedule and attend the smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) inspection with the fire department to get a passing certificate for the closing
    • Schedule a handyman (or electrician) to check the smoke/CO detectors in the property before the official inspection with the fire dept.
    • Obtain sprinkler and fire alarm panel inspection reports (if applicable), required by the fire dept.
  • Follow up with inspection results; help create an inspection punch list
  • Obtain closing documents, such as:
    • P&S agreement
    • Smoke/CO certificate
    • 6(d) certificate as needed
    • Final water bill as needed
    • Lead paint disclosure form
  • Meet with repair and inspection professionals, as needed
  • Provide notary services
  • Donate to a local charity of the seller’s choice in their honor for each transaction closing
  • Provide consultation throughout the entire listing process