One of the largest investments you ever make in your lifetime is in your house. It goes without saying that when you are selling your house, you are looking to get the most money possible.
QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL – Tara is well qualified to take care of all the details.
COMMITMENT - It is Tara’s full time duty to help you in the sale of your home. Tara has a commitment and her own time investment in your sale.
COMMUNICATION - Personal visits, Video conferencing, Cell phone, Text Messaging, Social Networks, Messenger, Free Voice Chat and email are just a few of the ways to contact Tara. You can always expect to communicate with Tara in a timely professional manner. Right now Tara is the only Realtor in the area that has access to google voice. Click on the icon and talk or text for free!
SHORT SALES - Tara Skinner has been doing short sales since 2005. She will work closely with your mortgage company to successfully work out the details to get your home sold even if you owe more than your house is worth.
PURCHASING INVESTMENT PROPERTY? - Tara can be immensely helpful in your search and purchase of an investment property. Tara has experience in helping people buy investment property. Tara has experience in this specialized market and is able to find out about the income the property currently generates and estimate expenses for the upkeep of the property.
KNOWLEDGE –Tara has expert knowledge of the market as well. Tara has lived in the area most of her life and has previewed first hand many of the homes in the area. Before seeing you to set the selling price on your house, Tara will have done her homework. She will have found comparable houses in your neighborhood that have sold recently and be able to present the facts to you as suggestions as to what your house is probably worth. She will know that a split-level three bedroom house in your area sells for ‘x’ amount of dollars, so your house should be priced at ‘this’ much.
ADVICE - Tara will also be able to give you suggestions that may help improve your property to enable you to get the most money from your sale. She may suggest that you fix some things on your property, or finish a deck or bathroom, etc. that would increase the value of your house. Or, she may be able to advise you that you need to lower the asking price in order to sell your house because, for instance, you may need a new roof, the foundation is cracked, or the basement is leaking.
EXPERTISE –Tara is the expert in what people want when buying houses. When it is your own home, you take your own tastes in account. It isn’t always easy to be objective and see what other people may want.
PAPERWORK & DETAILS -Tara will also be able to take care of all the paperwork for you. She will draw up the sales agreement and take care of the details necessary in the sale of your home.
NEGOTIATION SKILLS – Tara will act on your behalf as the selling agent. She will help negotiate with the buyer’s agent to get you the best price possible on the sale of your house.
SHOWING THE BEST SIDE OF YOUR HOUSE - When showing your house, Tara will be able to point out all the ‘pros’ that your house offers. Sometimes you may overlook certain advantages your house has to offer because you are so used to them.
GREEN - Tara is the first certified EcoBroker® in the area. An Ecobroker is the premiere green designation for real estate professionals. EcoBrokers grow their client base by attracting the green-minded consumer and providing valuable energy and environmental information. Tara is equipped with additional energy and environmental information and tools that help her provide added value to all of her real estate transactions. The EcoBroker designation assists Tara in working through issues that may arise in any real estate transaction, such as mold, radon, and poor indoor air quality. Tara cares about the environment and the planet and has resources to help you save money and become more energy efficient in your home.
If you try to sell your house yourself, you need to be committed to putting in the time and effort required in order to make the most money on your sale. And you need to know what you are doing. Choosing to skimp on any of these factors can cause you to lose money. That is why hiring Tara Skinner to take care of your sale can really be to your advantage.