What makes your home sell?

Nathan Tompkins with Green Mountain Pricing Strategy

The most accurate method to price your home

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I leverage the same database that agents, banks, appraisers and buyers use to correctly price a property.

How it shows

I make your listing pop!

Today’s market has more information than ever for home buyers. They have already been online, prequalified the houses they like and the ones they don’t. Therefore, it’s so important to make a good impression online.
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Professional Photographs
Using the best quality photos are so important to make a good impression.
Drone
Our camera-equipped drone shoots high-def photos and video from the air, to capture an impressive point of view of your home.
Videography
I use high-quality video to create a compelling virtual tour of your home that will capture buyers’ attention.

What can you do to prepare?

What will buyers see?

The Basics
Home—spotless. Lawn—mowed. Clutter—removed. Carpets—cleaned. Odors—gone.
Living Room
Open up the living room by moving furniture and removing unnecessary items.
Kitchen
Clear counters, refrigerator art and magnets. Add a plant or fresh flowers. Leave small appliances if used daily.
Bedrooms
De-personalize by removing photos, posters and personal items to make buyers feel comfortable.
Bathrooms
Think “hotel.” Add fresh new towels and remove all personal items—no toothbrushes!
Storage
Organize closets, laundry room, mudroom and storage areas.
Repair
Patch holes and paint walls and ceilings where needed. Replace broken tiles, re-caulk sinks and tubs.
Colors
Tone down brightly painted rooms. Not all buyers appreciate hot pink, purple or red.
Brighten
Replace low-watt light bulbs with brighter ones. Clean windows. Open curtains.
Pets
Put away toys, clean litter boxes, deodorize carpets. Take pets with you when house is shown.
Outside
Think curb appeal! Paint the front door. Pressure wash the driveway, sidewalks, decks and patio. Add a few shrubs, flowers and fresh mulch. Put away garden tools, hoses, toys and bikes. Remove dead or tired plants.
Garage
Remove as many extras as possible. Tools, lawn equipment and bikes are o.k. Leave room for at least one car. Make it look spacious!

I’ll sell it faster and for more $$$

How I do it

Step one
I use the National Association of Realtors data that tells me exactly where buyers found the home they purchased. The top three ways are online, with agents and through yard signs.
Step two
I target my marketing strategy and resources to match where buyers are finding homes right now. When more buyers see your property, I can sell it faster.
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Innovative internet marketing

To reach the 92% of buyers who search online, I market every property in five places

Broker Websites
By posting on greenmnt.com, I gain hundreds of views.
Search Portals
Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com. I know how to get your property showcased ahead of the competition on these popular sites. Buyers won’t click through page after page of similar properties, so why not choose the team that can get yours featured more often?
Classified Services
Craiglist. Most agents overlook it, but I know international buyers and high-priced sales come through here every day. Other agents post a listing once. My commitment is to post every 48 hours until it’s sold.
Search Engines
Google, Bing, Yahoo. Nobody knows search engines better!
Social Media
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, ActiveRain, Google+. I market your property through the most popular social networks, through paid posts, our own audiences and every 48 hours, directly through Brivity.

I don’t rely on the internet alone

30% of buyers find their dream home through real estate agents. Over the years this figure has declined and shifted to online search, but it is still significant. I’m definitely marketing to other agents!

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Reaching buyers at every opportunity

20% of buyers find the home they eventually purchase through these four ways:

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Yard signs
Approximately 9% of buyers found the home they actually purchased from a yard sign. Our signs attract buyers by featuring offers that others can’t make.
Word of mouth
A small percentage of buyers find the home they purchase through a friend, neighbor or knowing the seller.
Print
Only 1% of buyers find the home they purchase through print advertising. Yet, 80% of agents spend 80% of their marketing budgets on print advertising.