Home Selling Process

Preparing Your Home to Sell

It is never too early to start preparing your home for sale.  Karen Tanner Real Estate Group is known for helping our clients prepare every inch of their home for the market. From choosing paint colors to helping you de-clutter, we create a plan that will make your home look its very best.

Whether you plan to list your home next week or next year, we want to be involved in your preparation. Our expertise about what buyers are looking for will actually save you from spending unnecessary dollars. The goal is to transform your home into a product that buyers cannot wait to buy. We only recommend spending money on items where you will see a return or items that will save you from inspection delays in the future.

Our team knows how to maintain your value and what will increase your value. We have numerous examples of clients spending $5,000 to make an extra $10,000. The formula works and we will guide you every step of the way!


Listing and Marketing Your Home

Once your home is clean, staged, and clutter free, we will be ready to list your home.  Karen Tanner Real Estate Group hires professional photographers to come to your home to take photos and videos that are flawless. These pictures will create a desire for the buyer to visit your home. The home is then listed on the MLS. Every realtor in Central Indiana will be able to view your home online and set up showings for their buyers.

Karen Tanner Real Estate Group focuses our marketing efforts online since this is where 96% of buyers find their homes. Your property listing will be featured on sites like Zillow.com, Realtor.com, Trulia, YouTube, and more. We spend our marketing dollars so that your home will stand out online when buyers are searching. All of our print marketing and advertising guides the consumer to our personal website where they can find your home and contact us directly to view the property.


Showing Your Home

From the moment your home becomes Active on the MLS, your home has to be 100% show ready. We will work with you on ways to keep your home ready for showings at a moment’s notice. The most showings will happen during the first 2-3 weeks on the market. It is important to prepare yourself and your family for these showings.

While some showings may be inconvenient to you, it is crucial to let all potential buyers come through the home so that you have the greatest change of selling the home quickly. It only takes ONE showing to sell your home!