Selling Your Home From Home
Long & Foster’s network of integrated services is built for success in any scenario, and it’s tailored to deliver results, even in a virtual selling environment like today’s. Our agents have the expertise, tools and technology to manage every element of your real estate transaction virtually - so you can sell your home, from home. Unlike other real estate companies, we bring to the table a full network of companies and services that have a single focus: helping you achieve a safe and successful home sale (or purchase). Our network was built for times like these. That’s why we can easily coordinate property listings, settlement, inspections, virtual tours, virtual staging and more. With Long & Foster, you’ll have access to everything you need to safely and confidently sell your home, from home…or anywhere for that matter.
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A Virtual Introduction & Walk-Through
We’ll coordinate this all-important meeting via Facetime, Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp or your preferred video chat app. Don’t have one? Don’t worry—we’ll help you get it. Just like we’d do in person, we’ll provide you the same great consultative approach, working to understand your needs and helping you achieve them.Schedule A Virtual Meeting
An Interactive Competitive Market Analysis (CMA)
To help you understand the market opportunity, we will create a personalized competitive market analysis (CMA) for your home. With a blend of technology and local market knowledge, we mix art and science to price your home for optimal value. Our web-based CMA system gives you access to the market dynamics in real time. You’ll gain a market pulse from anywhere, anytime, helping keep an eye on the competition—homes like yours that are on the market.Request A Customized CMA
Safe and Secure Virtual Tours
Our teams are experienced at scheduling virtual tours via FaceTime, Skype and other digital applications, deploying safe measures for you and your potential buyers. Virtual tours like this are recommended well ahead of any in-person tour. Rest assured, we have protocols in place to ensure any in-person tour is conducted safely, including cleaning before and after, masks (if required) and even “touchless” tours, where visitors are asked not to touch anything, to give you and your potential buyer peace of mind.
Electronic Listing and Seller Documentation
Our team leverages e-signatures making it easy to complete listing agreements and other related documents from anywhere in just a few minutes. While e-signature solutions are great for today’s environment, they are proven technology that the Long & Foster teams have been using to add convenience for our clients for years.
Virtual Photography and 3-D Tours
There are many ways to safely ensure your home is presented professionally when it hits the
market. You can provide photos with our expert coaching after completing a virtual
walk-through with our professionals, or we can schedule a professional photographer to
safely photograph your home or even complete a virtual 3D tour of it. Together we’ll work on
what best meets your needs.
Many buyers are browsing virtual tours online, and LongandFoster.com even has a custom search for virtual tours, helping to showcase homes like yours.
Coming Soon Promotions of Your Property
Before your home goes up for sale, we can generate interest by promoting it as a “coming soon” listing on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and LongandFoster.com. Interested buyers will get a sneak preview of your home before it goes live on our website and the major real estate sites. Before listing your home, we’ll discuss if this approach is right for you.
Virtual Open Houses
As part of your customized marketing plan, we can schedule virtual events for buyers, including virtual open houses. Leveraging tools like Facebook and Instagram Live, we can plan virtual events to generate interest and “traffic” virtually among home shoppers and their real estate agent.
Managing Buyer Interest and Tour Safety
Our teams are experienced at scheduling Tours via facetime, Skype and other safe measures for you and your potential buyers. Generally, we recommend these types of tours well ahead of any in-person tour. And rest assured, we have protocols in place to ensure an in-person tour is conducted safely – including cleaning before and after, masks (if required) and even a “no touch” tour to give you and your potential buyer peace of mind. We’ll even build a customized website specifically for your home to help virtual buyers get even more information about your home.
Digital Offers and Contracts
Just as we can complete our listing paperwork electronically, our team can manage offers and contracts virtually. We’ve leveraged e-signature solutions for years, so we’re adept at using them to keep transactions moving quickly toward successful agreements.
An Integrated Network of Services
From lending and settlement to insurance and moving, we’ve got you covered. Long & Foster’s integrated network makes the home-selling process easier and simpler, with most of the necessary services part of the family of Long & Foster companies. What does that mean for you? Peace of mind that you have an entire team of connected companies with a single focus – your successful home sale and move.
A New Approach to Closings
Your safety is our No. 1 priority. Depending on your market, we’ll conduct an entirely virtual settlement or, following CDC guidelines, leverage comprehensive protocols to ensure a safe settlement transaction. All options are available to you because of our integrated network – from separate closing rooms to mobile closings and even virtual notaries (where allowed) and more. Our approach and commitment to you delivers a successful and safe environment to complete your transaction.
Our Real Focus is You
In any kind of market or environment, our customer satisfaction levels show a proven track record of
success for our clients. This year, we’ve not only maintained our tremendous customer satisfaction
rating, but even increased it to 98% in the first quarter of 2020. Further proof that our uniquely
integrated services approach will deliver results for you.
Learn more, download our Selling a Home From Home brochure.
Our Integrated Network of Services Makes a Difference, Now More Than Ever
Simply put, our company is built to weather any kind of market. Our team can often achieve success when others may not be able to because of the connectivity between our companies. Our real estate, mortgage, title, insurance and moving services are all part of a single company, and because of that, working with our team gives you the very best chance of reaching a successful settlement.Mortgage | Settlement Services | Insurance | Property Management | Vacation Rentals | Relocation | Development Real Estate Services | Moving Services