When you decide to sell your home with The Canto Group, you will notice an unparalleled level of service. We pride ourselves in treating every client as if they were our only client. There are countless ways that we set ourselves apart but we’ve highlighted a few below
Our Marketing plan was developed through years of experience and is always updating. We stay on top of the most current trends and embrace the constantly changing market and technology to ensure our seller’s always have a leg up on the competition. For more details on our marketing plan, download our interactive eBook developed exclusively for the iPad and iBooks.
Professional Photos and Staging
How your home shows is one of the most important factors when you are selling. It is also one of the few factors that you can control! If we can control something in the sale of your home, you bet we will! We hire a professional stager for all of our listings so that your home shows it’s absolute best! Once staging is done, we bring in the professional photographers at Truplace for the best quality photos and virtual tour. According to a Real Estate Staging Association study done in 2010, staged homes sell on average 67% faster than non-staged homes. Truplace finds that homes with their services sell 67% faster as well! These services combined are essential to getting you the best price in the least amount of time.
Being in the business for over 15 combined years, The Canto Group has a vast network of local agents to tap into to get your home sold. As soon as we get a listing agreement signed, we can begin informing local agents who may have potential buyers in mind. Doesn’t selling your home before it hits the market sound great!
Our full color brochures are custom designed and printed on thick gloss paper, your home will certainly leave an impression on the buyer and our brochure will further enforce this impression. We include inserts with all the information the buyer needs, often times including a list of updates, floor plans,disclosures and neighborhood information. It’s important for buyers who enter the house to have all the information available to them, with out printed materials, the buyer will have everything they need to make the right decision.
Internet Marketing and Exposure
Internet marketing and exposure is an imperative aspect in today’s market. In a National Association of Realtors study in 2013, they concluded that 92% of all buyers use the Internet to search for properties. The Canto Group understands the importance of a strong Internet presence, so we don’t just upload your listing to the local MLS. Through our Keller Williams Listing Syndication agreements,your listing will receive the attention of well over 350 websites like Trulia,
Realtor.com and Zillow. In addition to these, we will blog about your listing, advertise it on our website and social media outlets.
Aerial Photography & Videography
The Canto Group has been pioneering the field of aerial photography andvideography in Northern Virgina real state.With the most recent advances in technology, the sky is more accessible than ever. The Canto Group owns state of the art aerial camera equipment to provide potential buyers previously unattainable views of your operty, neighborhood and community.The view from above truly changes the way we can market and sell your home.
Helpful hints & Tips
- Turn on all lights for a showing. This simple gesture will save you money in the long run because well lit ouses show much better than dark ones.
- Paint any “worn” areas, again another simple gesture that goes a long way!
- Have furnace and air conditioner serviced before inspection, this will prevent any road bumps during znspection.
- Have carpets cleaned, another inexpensive way to drastically increase your homes appeal.
- Price your home at market price! This is the key to selling your home, a well priced house will sell fast.
- Declutter, declutter, declutter! Pack what you can live without!
- Be accommodating to buyers.
Four key factors determine your experience
There are four key factors you must take into consideration when you go to sell your home, location, condition, price, and your realtor! You have control over all of these except for…..
Location: You have no control of location when you go to sell your home, it was no doubt a very serious consideration when you bought it but location is something that won’t change but it helps determine value.
Now for what you can control!
Condition: Your home’s condition is vital to a sale. Buyers expect a clean, updated, well-maintained home. The better your home shows, the faster it will sell. We hire a professional stager for all of our listings to give you a road map to getting your home showings it’s best!
Price: This is an extremely important factor when going to sell your home. We all know on the selling side that more is better but we give you the tools and information to price your home competitively to attract buyers while earning you the best possible price.
Realtor: As your realtor, we advise you on market conditions, staging recommendations, pricing, contract negotiations, financing, title work, appraisal, and closing. It is in your best interest to select a seasoned realtor to guide you through the process to maximize your time and profit.