Authorify Sample Book

• Selling your home before you are qualified to buy another — financial situations change along with loan requirements. • Guessing your mortgage payoff — know if penalties exist. • Underestimation of closing costs — calculate fees, taxes, and commissions that need to be paid. • Spending of earnest money — if the sale falls through, what happens to the money? • Befriending potential buyers — discretion is imperative when buyers want to be your friend. • Fear of low appraisals — you have options if this happens. • Stress of showings, remodels, cleaning, phone calls — let your agent handle the bulk of the responsibilities of selling your home. • Facing inspection requirements — know what is expected for your home to pass. • Being prepared for closing — your agent and title company should let you know what to expect. • Flexibility and readiness to show your home — make preparations so showings do not interfere with your family and your life. • Letting buyers see your home in your absence — buyers prefer to view homes without the seller present to listen to their critiques. Any questions should be fielded by your agent. • Weeding out nonqualified buyers — you can request that only qualified homebuyers view your home. If they are not eligible, even for creative financing, it’s a


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