Seller's Guide

Preparing your house for sale can be a daunting task. I'm here to help you walk through it. For question about the Home Selling Process and the current real estate market. Please get in touch.

A Step-by-Step First Time Seller's Guide

Putting your home on the market can be a stressful process, especially when you don’t know what to expect. Fortunately, with the help of an experienced agent and this easy-to-follow guide, you can smoothly complete the process. Following these steps will help you prepare so you can get organized and sell your home for the best price possible.​​​​​​​

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Step 1: Let's Talk!

We will meet to discuss your plans and goals, analyze marketplace trends, and assess your property’s qualities.


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Step 2: Setting the Stage

From applying a fresh coat of paint to rearranging furniture, I will work with you to ensure the property is visually ready for buyers. 

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Step 3: Spreading the Word

I will develop and execute an effective marketing plan. The Compass marketing team will produce beautiful assets to highlight your home.

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Step 4: Making Connections

I will leverage my professional contacts, the Compass Network Tool, and Open Houses to find ideal buyers
and brokers. 

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Step 5: Going Live

Your property listing is showcased on and sent across our 100+ partner sites for the entire selling process. 

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Step 6: Optimizing the Strategy

Feedback from agents and buyers is aggregated from launch, and the listing strategy is revised if necessary.

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Step 7: Communication and Measuring Success

You and I will establish the best method and frequency of communication for updates, metrics, and market info. 

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Step 8: Receiving an Offer

We will review the offer together and decide how to respond: by accepting the offer, rejecting the offer, or making a counter offer.

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Step 9: Negotiating the Details

The contract is negotiated and accepted, The buyer will perform inspections, and the home appraisal take place.

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Step 10: Completing the Close

I will arrange the final walkthrough, and you will hand over keys.


Once you have sold your home, you’re free to take the next step on your journey. Whether this is relocating to a new city, moving into a larger home, or downsizing and enjoying your life as empty-nesters, knowing all your selling responsibilities have been taken care of will help you achieve peace of mind for your new path.

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Let me show you why I am the right agent for you.

  • Listen and understand your goals.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Preview listings on your behalf.
  • Send you properties that meet your expectations including off-market homes.
  • Find you the perfect home, in the neighborhood of your choice, at the appropriate price point
  • Provide you with a comprehensive and competent analysis of the properties you are interested in.
  • Negotiate effectively to achieve the best possible price and terms.
  • Provide you with quality and reliable resources: inspectors, home repair referrals, community, and school information, etc.
  • Explain and answer all questions throughout the home buying process.
  • Be present for all inspections with you.
  • Always conduct myself with honesty and integrity.
  • Don’t stop working until you are 100% satisfied.

My Testimonials

  • Elisabeth Wade

    “Elizabeth Green Kilgore was an outstanding buyers agent. She helped us navigate a tough market in Novato, during COVID when just getting in to see houses was a challenge. ...”

  • Carol L. S.

    “Elizabeth is extremely personable, highly organized, and the consummate real estate professional. It doesn’t get any better than that. ”

  • M.M

    “Elizabeth was amazing to work with, both on the purchase of my home, and on the sale later.”

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Elizabeth is a dedicated advocate for her clients and committed to go that extra mile to help navigate the real estate process seamlessly, whether searching for that “right property” for buyers or mapping out the most effective sales strategy for sellers.

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