Home Selling Process


CT Licensed Realtor and Home Stager brings you home buying and home selling advantages Dianne deWitt Wilton CT real estate

The process of selling one’s house includes many of these following steps. As your dedicated agent, I will be your resource throughout the marketing, negotiations, and selling of your home.

Initial Consultation to Determine Your Priorities

  • Discuss needs and desires
  • Review choices for agency to select appropriate working relationship
  • Establish a marketing plan
  • Plan pricing strategy

Design a Personalized Marketing Plan

  • Complete home staging enhancements
  • Initiate and implement scheduled marketing activities
  • Show the property to brokers
  • Begin showings with prospective buyers
  • Constant communication with you
  • Discuss marketing results and modify plan where needed
  • Implement pricing strategy as necessary

Review of Offer

  • Buyer’s real estate agent presents offer
  • Discuss terms and clarify conditions of offer
  • Negotiate
  • Consider counteroffers
  • Reach final agreement

Settlement Process as per Purchase Contract

  • Deposit buyer’s earnest money
  • Sign documents
  • Title search—preliminary title report goes to buyer
  • Inspections of property
  • Removal of remaining contingencies
  • Buyer’s final walk-through of property
  • Loan funding—receive balance of funds from buyer
  • Record title
  • Possession of property by buyer

During this process, I will advise and help you with the purchase of your next home. If you are relocating, I will assist you as needed, and can provide further resources for your post-sale homeowner needs.

As the seller’s agent, otherwise known as the listing agent, I work for and represent you, the seller, with a position of trust, confidence, and honesty. The listing contract delineates the working relationship. The seller’s agent negotiates the best price and terms possible for the seller.

There's nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.
~Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
Fairfield County CT real estate agent