Service You Can Trust From Someone You Can Depend On 
Vickie Slade Professional Realtor®, MCNE, SRES®, CHRE
Colorado Landmark, Realtors
2350 Broadway Street
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303-443-3377 Mobile: 303-589-2663 Email Vickie

Caring Touch Services

Just like people, every home and every real estate transaction is unique. Some homes require more repairs and updates before being ready to sell.  Below is a list of services that our "Caring Touch Real Esate Concierge" can do for you. 
 
The services you choose will depend upon several factors such as your budget, timing, and safety & code requirements that will dictate what must be done.
 
 
 
 
Getting Your Property Ready for Market
  1. Initial phone consultation, typically 20-30 minutes.
  2. Physical tour and evaluation of the property.
  3. Recommendations for estate sale planners to sell household items and furnishings,  if required.
  4. Recommendations for donation and charity sites for unwanted household items and furnishings, if required.
  5. Provide a comprehensive, written punch-list of recommended services, repairs & updates.
  6. Schedule and coordinate a pre-home inspection to determine any underlying problems/issues with the property.
  7. Provide a comprehensive, written market evaluation of the property.
  8. Schedule formal appraisal of the property to determine  past value of the property (time of loss) for estate financial planning and tax purposes.
  9. Conduct a second consultation to review the market evaluation and punch list of required services and repairs and agree on which services/repairs to complete.
  10. Schedule and meet with all service providers to obtain estimates.
  11. Provide all estimates, in writing for review.
  12. Work with service providers to select best possible choices for paint, carpet, tile, light fixtures, windows, etc. needing to be replaced.
  13. Coordinate with Home Owner Associations for any necessary approvals before services and/or repairs are completed.
  14. Schedule and coordinate all services and repairs.
  15. Personally visit the property on a semi-weekly basis to ensure the property is safe and securely locked.  (especially important during severe weather when pipes can freeze, broken windows can occur from hail storms, etc.)
  16. Coordinate with lawn care services to keep the property grounds in good, marketable condition.
  17. Once all the repairs are completed, schedule and coordinate a final cleaning (to include carpet cleaning  as required.
  18. Maintain a comprehensive file of all written estimates, invoices and paid receipts for all services and repairs.

 

 

Marketing and Selling Your Property

 

  1. Have the property professionally photographed.
  2. Provide professionally-prepared, four-color marketing brochures to be available at the property for potential buyers. 
  3. Create a property specific website with all relevant and interesting information about the property
  4. Create a property binder, to include copies of all completed repairs and receipts for potential buyers to review.
  5. Submit the property listing to two multiple listing services (Ires and Metrolist).
  6. Feature  property listing on both the www.JustListedInBoulder.com and www.VickieSlade.com websites.
  7. Syndicate property listing out to more than 200 additional websites (i.e., Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, Coloproperty.com, Home Hippo, Yahoo Real Estate, etc.) to reach the largest possible pool of potential buyers.
  8. Mail out 250 “Just Listed” postcards to households within the area where the home is located.
  9. Hold an open house on the first weekend of the listing to generate excitement about the property.
  10. Communicate regularly at a pre-determined interval  (at least weekly) relative to the progress of property repairs, showing activity, etc.
  11. Present and negotiate all offers.
  12. Prepare and negotiate all agreements, addenda and notices.
  13. Coordinate with lenders, inspectors and  title companies.
  14. Review and approve all closing with you in advance of actual closing.
  15. Advocate, advise and represent  on you’re your best interests each step throughout your transaction.