The Charleston SC Home Listing, Showing, and Selling Process


Listing a Home

The following items are the three most important things to keep in mind when selling a Charleston home.

To be highly effective when selling real estate, you must give serious consideration to your competition. If you do not beat your competition, your competition will beat you, it is just that simple. There is competition primarily in three areas. The three areas are the condition of the home, the price, and the marketing.

Use a Professional Yard Sign

Professional Yard Sign

The first area we must compete in, is the condition. Make a visual survey of the inside and outside, of the home(s) you are competing with. You can use my site Search Charleston Homes to find homes for sale that are surrounding yours. The condition of your home needs to be equal or greater. If not, the buyer will choose your rival almost every time. The most obvious characteristic of homes that sell the fastest, is that, they literally out-shine the competition.

Use the Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service

Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service

The second area we must be competitive in is the pricing. Have your home evaluated by a Charleston Realtor. Conduct some price shopping. Find out what a buyer can purchase with an amount of money equal to, or less than, the price you are asking for your Charleston Home. Can the buyer get more for less? If the buyer can get more for less, then your rival will win again, and you will not sell your home this time around.

Use the Sentrilock Lockbox for Controlled Access

The Sentrilock Lockbox


The third area we must be competitive in is the advertising. Estimate the volume of advertising your competition is likely to employ. You should advertise at a level you feel will definitely surpass your rival.

Use Professional Photos for Advertising

Showing Time Showing Arrangements

To summarize, the most likely way to produce a real estate sale is to first make your property out-shine your competition, secondly, price it competitively, and thirdly, advertise, advertise, advertise.

Provide a Home Warranty

Home Warranties


Real estate marketing is a specialty of real estate agencies. Keller Williams, a full service agency, handles every aspect of the real estate transaction and the customer is continuously kept updated as to the status of all details.

Use ShowingTime for Professional Showing Arrangements

Professional Showing Arrangements

When a sales contract has been ratified, the buyer applies for a loan and the home appraisal is ordered. Next, the Underwriter approves the loan, the home inspection is conducted, the agreed-on repairs are completed, the title search is processed, the settlement statement is generated, and the closing is finalized.

Conduct Open House Advertising

Open House Advertising

When you use a brokerage like Keller Williams, every detail required to advertise, sell, and process your transaction is professionally managed. When you employ Keller Williams, you are basically employing a company to completely manage your real estate transaction.

Lets get the buyer a home loan

A Home Loan

Satisfied customers should be the primary objective of every Charleston SC Real Estate Agent. In our fast paced society, helping families in transition is of special importance to me. I am always prepared to talk about neighborhoods, subdivisions, churches, schools, architecture, local history, property taxes, and any information that may be helpful to someone in pursuit of selling their home.

Advertise to over 6000 agents

Provide your home data to over 6000 Realtors

Receive from Brokerage a Sellers Estimated Net Sheet

 Sellers Net Sheet

Employ Brokerage for a Professionally Written Contract

 Professionally Written Contracts


Get a Professional Home Inspection

Get a Professional Home Inspections

Get a Wood Destroying Pest Inspection

Wood Destroying Pest Inspection

Select a Real Estate Closing Attorney

Real Estate Closing Attorneys

Receive and review HUD-1 Settlement Statement

HUD-1 Settlement Statement


    Lee Taylor – Charleston SC Realtor
    Cell: 843-303-3901