Home Selling Overview

The value of your home stands within a range. I enjoy helping my clients get higher results within this range. When we meet, we will discuss your properties characteristics and what we can do to influence the outcome. I offer a specialized service for Sellers – Selling by Design – that can help you put your house into a whole new category of value and significantly increase the return on your home or rental property.


I have an option to developing your property prior to sale I call “Selling by Design”. It is a way of investing in preparation and enhancing value for buyers that brings outstanding results in a sale. 

SELLING YOUR PROPERTY has 6 basic steps.

Step 1: Clarify your goals.

 Step 2: Prepare the property. A prioritized list of possible improvements. Some homes can benefit from extra development prior to sale. 

Step 3: Price the property.

Step 4: Market the property. Thorough marketing techniques reaches the widest possible pool of potential buyers. 

Step 5: Accept the contract.

Step 6: Manage and Close the escrow.

Frequently Asked Questions

How are real estate agents compensated?
A commission amount is negotiated between the Seller and the Seller's agent, and that amount is usually divided among the Seller's agent's Brokerage, the Seller's agent, the Buyer's agent's Brokerage, the Buyer's agent and referring agents, if any. Real Estate commissions are traditionally paid at the close of escrow from the Seller's proceeds.

What does it cost to sell a home?
Common costs in selling a home include:

  • Real Estate Commission: The commission is not fixed by law and is generally negotiated between the seller and the seller's agent.

  • Closing Expenses and Costs: Costs vary depending on the sales contract and may include items such as transfer taxes, loan payoffs, termite inspection, any judgments and liens, recording fees, tax pro-rations, notary fees and any other negotiated items.

How long is an escrow?
The length of an escrow is determined by the terns of the purchase agreement and can range from a few days to several months. An escrow often takes an average time of 21 to 30 days.

Please contact me with other questions.


REAL ESTATE By Design | Candace Hyde Wang

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