Experienced: With 12+ years of full time real estate experience and hundreds of closed transactions. Mark has consistently finished in the top 1% regionally with an ability to sell your home for more than other realtors in less time. Mark uses professional photography, mailers, staging, detailed pricing analysis, advanced internet marketing tools, and social media strategies to expose your home to as many potential buyers as possible.
Connected: Full-time agent in the local real estate community with a vast network of buyers and sellers. Mark's grandfather started football in Carroll County and has deep family roots in the Carroll and Baltimore County communities. Mark's reputation of a caring, smart, detail oriented realtor who will go the extra mile for your needs is well known.
Service with Results: Step-by-step assistance, helping you sell your property for the highest possible price and under the best terms. Mark will not pawn you off on a bunch of inexperienced team members. You get him from start to finish.
Knowledgeable: With a background in Accounting, Mark takes the time to analyze market trends, your local sales area, and is always up to date on the latest effective sales trends to help you sell your home for top dollar. Also, when buying, Mark has a strong list of experienced contractors/inspectors who can help protect you during the home buying process.
The first time we meet, we will discuss what your selling objectives are. This is a good time to ask questions, and I will give you an idea of what to expect during the selling process. We will discuss preliminary ideas for pricing and house preparations. I will provide you with a complete Comparative Marketing Analysis (CMA) for your property within 48 hours of our first meeting. I feel it is more fair to first see your home and get a feel for the property before coming to you with a preconceived pricing recommendation. This helps your analysis to be more accurate.
Once you decide you are ready, I will guide you through the signing of a standard Listing Agreement. We will also complete all of the mandatory disclosure forms. I will arrange for any necessary Pre-Sale inspections.
Before putting your home on the market, we want to ensure it is most attractive to potential buyers. Knowing how to showcase and accentuate the best features of your home, without incurring unnecessary expense, is at the core of what I do. I will provide you with a detailed Home Preparation Consultation and a Selling Tips Sheet. As we walk through your property, we will discuss minor repairs, curb appeal tips, staging, and making your property feel welcoming to potential buyers. If staging is necessary, I will share some options based on your property.
Pricing your home competitively, at the start, will create more activity among brokers and buyers and lead to a more successful sale.
Establishing the value and list price for your property involves researching and comparing similar properties and weighing factors including location, condition, amenities, and market conditions. We will arrive at a competitive price aimed at generating strong buyer activity.
Understanding where buyers come from allows me to market your property competitively. Creating excitement in the marketplace through consistent and aggressive marketing efforts and integrating online and offline efforts is key to a successful sale. My maximum exposure marketing plan includes: Comprehensive Internet marketing through our site, Realtor.com, Zillow.com, Trulia.com, Yahoo.com and dozens others.
Also, public open houses & brokers tours, yard signage, and property feature sheet; sales agent network; and customized property marketing. I will remain in constant communication with you and give you progress reports on showings and all activity.
The complexities of processing transactional documents will be made very easy for you through my continuous guidance and communication. I will review all offers and terms of each offer with you and negotiate on your behalf so that you obtain the highest possible price for your home while limiting your exposure and protecting your bests interests.
Once your home is in escrow I will prepare all seller required disclosures and reports, attend appraisal with recent comparables to support your purchase price, and make sure all contingencies and repair requests are removed in a timely manner per the contract. Communication between us is imperative and I can assure you that you will be informed every step of the way.
Congratulations, you have now sold your home! I will provide you with helpful moving hints and also be there to answer any questions. I am always available to help you should a question arise after the close of escrow and I want to ensure that you are 100% satisfied.