Expert Seller Guide

Determine the Right Time to Sell


Selling your home is a stressful and emotional journey, we are here to guide you every step of the way. We will help you determine the best time to sell and prepare you.
 

Find and Agent


Finding an agent who you trust and enjoy working with is important. Cityscape has a diverse group of agents and we will be certain to set you up with someone who fits your criteria. Our industry leading agent training will ensure they perform for you and exceed your expectations
 

Determine the Correct Asking Price


Your agent will help you determine the market value of your home and set an asking price you are comfortable with. 
Not looking to sell, but curious what your home is worth? No problem we can assist.
Use our online Home Worth Tool or Get an in person assessment

 

Prepare Your Home For Sale


This is an important step to maximize your results. Your agent will assist and give recommendations, often a little goes a long ways.

 

Declutter

Removing small furniture and decorative items will make your home appear larger to potential buyers.
 

Remove personal items (family photos) 

Buyers are trying to imagine themselves in your home. Removing personal items such as family photos will make this easier. 
 

Fresh Paint

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders. Painting your home a neutral colour will appeal to a wider range of buyers. 


Photograph the Property and Prepare Marketing Material


Cityscape agents are aware of the difference that high quality photographs can make. Our agents have access to professional photographers and virtual staging services. Your agent will let you know what they will do for you before sign a listing or representation agreement.

 

List the Property on MLS and send out Advertising 


The Multiple Listing Service or MLS is the standard database for all listings. Your agent will list your property on the MLS which will make it appear on Realtor.ca. Speak with your agent about the other adverting services that are available to ensure your property has the correct exposure. 

 

Hold Open Houses


Open house are one of the most effective ways to attract buyers. Ask your agent if they think open houses will help your home sell.

 

Review Offers and Negotiate


When you receive an offer it is important it is dealt with correctly. Your agent will be able to review it in detail and explain the clauses and conditions to you. Your agent will negotiate on your behalf and advocate for you.
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