Congratulations, your home is now on the market!
All the hard work you’ve put in thus far should start paying off soon! So far you’ve done a lot of prep work to get your home market-ready.
Now it’s my job to bring you an offer.
Generally, it takes 36 – 72 hours before we get our first showing request. The Showing Time system will text you with showing requests. As much as we’d like to ask for 24 hours notices, we will miss a lot of showing opportunities if we do. Most of the time, we will get showing requests in the morning, for that afternoon or evening. Therefore, when you leave each day, plan to have showings even if we don’t have one on the calendar.
If that is an issue let me know, and I can require 24 hrs notice.
Once a showing request comes in, you can approve it, deny it, or ask for a different day or time. Remember, the quicker we can get buyers into your place and the fewer showings we have to deny or reschedule, the faster we can get your place under contract. The buyer shouldn’t have to work around our schedule, which is why I always put a lockbox on every property I sell. We want to get buyers in as quickly as possible and, to do that, we need to work around their schedule.
How Do Showings Work?
Typically showings last 15-30 minutes. You’ll need to be out 15 minutes before the appointed showing time in case the buyer and his/her Realtor are early. Plan to be out of the home for 45 minutes for each showing request. For example, if a showing is scheduled for 5 pm, please be out by 4:45 pm and don’t come home until after 5:30 pm.
As soon as a showing is finished, the buyer’s Realtor will immediately get an email asking for feedback and if their client is interested in the home. Unfortunately, only about 30% of Realtors take the time to give feedback. If we receive feedback, I will immediately forward it on to you via email to review. Don’t be surprised when we don’t get feedback and don’t be offended by it either.
We’re looking for that ONE buyer who loves your home. For most, your house won’t be the right fit for various reasons, but we only need to find one.
Have any questions?
Call or text: 317.413.1360
Email me: LeeAnnBalta@C21Scheetz.com