Around here "Susan" means "Sold!"
Getting the most for your home or property means doing more than putting a "For Sale" sign out front. At Susan Aiken Real Estate 'full service' means just that – Susan Aiken is a full service brokerage handling all aspects of your transaction, including marketing your home, qualifying buyers, negotiating offers, and coordinating closiings. Relying on the experience of a real estate broker like Susan makes financial sense. A recent National Association of Realtors® survey of recent home buyers and sellers found that the median home price for sellers who use a real estate agent is 16 percent higher than a home sold directly by an owner; $230,000 vs. $198,200.
If you're planning to sell a home or to build one, you need experienced representation for all aspects of the transaction. You need Susan Aiken Real Estate:
" We really appreciate your prompt, professional market analysis for our property. I've been thinking about doing this, and I am happy I asked you to do it." -Lucy, Sun City, AZ
For Susan Aiken, knowing the area she sells and lives in, market conditions, property values, and area trends and opportunities better than any other real estate agent has always been her forté and strength. It's just one of the abundant reasons hundreds of home sellers have counted on Susan Aiken to sell their homes at the best prices possible in the shortest amount of time, with the least amount of hassle. If you'd like discuss your next home sale today, please contact Susan Aiken. Or simply fill out or short Seller's Form to get started today!
"The purpose of a Susan Aiken personalized program is to sell a home at the best price possible in the shortest amount of time, with the least amount of hassle. It could mean the difference between no sale, and the sale you've been waiting for."
Any "green pea" agent or a REALTOR® like Susan Aiken?
The recent real estate boom has encouraged an explosion of new real estate licensees and "green pea" real estate agents. But getting a license and succeeding as a professional in a very competitive industry are two very different things. Many agents entered the field, not for a long term career, but for a share of the "easy money". They leave when they realize it is not that easy! Don't get me wrong, many new real estate agents are true professionals. As a matter of fact, Susan Aiken has taught many of them in the Real Estate pre-licensing programs offered in adult educational classes at St. Johnsbury Academy.
Susan Aiken is a Realtor® and a fully licensed broker. As a Realtor® Susan is a licensed real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics, which obligates her to be honest with all parties involved in a transaction, whether it is the buyer, seller, or cooperating agent. Realtors® like Susan Aiken have access to educational opportunities and training in real estate specialties that are not available to other licensees. These days, now that it is more difficult to sell a home, finding a true real estate professional who knows the local real estate market like the back of her hand – one who will represent your interests and provide you valuable insight and advice regarding what is likely your biggest investment, is more important than ever! Contact Susan Aiken
Important Reasons to Sell your home with Susan:
Susan creates a personalized selling program: Sell with a custom marketing plan, tailored to you and your individual situation. No cookie cutter, drawn from corporate plans, here. Susan will complete a comparative market analysis, or CMA, comparing other similar homes in our local area and your property. Susan will analyze recent sales and market conditions to provide a realistic assessment of your home’s value, providing guidance for pricing your home and strategies to get the best sale price. Without the help of a Realtor® like Susan, marketing your home can be time consuming and difficult. Advertising in the media is often expensive, and many buyers are reluctant to consider homes listed "For Sale by Owner" as they are uncomfortable negotiating directly with the sellers. They may even pass on that property instead of making an offer directly. When you sell with Susan, you're represented by someone who will work harder and, best of all, work smarter than anyone else to develop a plan that will to get you satisfying results! contact Susan Aiken
Susan makes your property stand out in the market: Get your home listed and talked about everywhere, not just in the local paper and on your street. When Susan lists your home, she does so at no additional cost. In Northern Vermont & New Hampshire where new homes for sale are added daily, Susan knows that your listing needs to be seen in a variety of places in order to stand out. Sometimes the right buyer is waiting out of state, or even in another country. The purpose of a Susan Aiken personalized program is to sell a home at the best price possible in the shortest amount of time. It could mean the difference between no sale and the sale you've been waiting for.
- Susan knows the little things that make a huge a difference: Susan has sold just about every type of home, of just about any age and in every condition imaginable. After many successful selling years, exclusively in real estate as well as an extensive career in property management, she has learned that it is the little things that make all the difference in getting your home ready to show in a manner that gets you your asking price: Things like reducing clutter, for instance throwing out stacks of newspapers and magazines, packing away many of your small decorative items and storing out-of-season clothing to make closets seem roomier. Be sure to clean out your garage! Susan will also suggest you make minor repairs in situations that can create a less than favorable first impression. Small issues around the house may seem inconsequential, but they can give buyers the perception that your house is poorly maintained. To ask Susan about additional helpful suggestions to make your property more saleable please contact her whenever you'd like.
- Susan attracts buyers for your property via the Internet: The site you're on right now www.Aikencrest.com is registered with all the major search engines. Susan Aiken Real Estate is a member in good standing with the Northern New England Real Estate Network. That means that thousands of buyers looking for homes just like yours will have your listing just a few clicks away. Susan puts your home in front of thousands of buyers, establishing it on the local MLS, new listings sheets, and Realtor publications. Susan's extensive network of professional real estate contacts and buyers throughout the region and the country will also have the opportunity to check out your listing. With over 20 years of experience in local real estate selling, Susan Aiken knows buyer hot buttons and buyer turn-offs. She knows exactly what needs to be told about your unique property to make it sell! In addition, Susan Aiken Real Estate will use the Internet, and this professionally optimized website, to make your listing highly visible. With more than 84 per cent of buyers checking the web first when looking for a home, this is a part of your marketing strategy you can't afford to miss.
- Susan helps you negotiate to your best advantage: When it's time to sell, get the value you deserve with the help of Susan Aiken Real Estate. Susan can represent you during the emotionally charged negotiating process and ensure you achieve an acceptable transaction. Susan's in-depth market knowledge and thirty years experience living in this area gives her a large arsenal of information about area communities. This information will positively reinforce the value of your home by giving a buyer all the great reasons they should purchase a home in your town or neighborhood. Contact Susan Aiken
- Susan helps you take care of all the paper work: Getting an offer you can accept and then closing on real estate can be both a thrilling and unsettling time for both the buyer and the seller. Susan is here to assist you with the complex and sometimes bewildering aspects of preparing the paperwork involved in the sale of real estate. As your professional aide and expert, Susan also takes care of making sure all paperwork related to your home or property is in order. Susan Aiken insists that the purchase and sale agreement and related documents are produced with favorable closing terms for you. They are clearly spelled out for both the buyer and seller. Since Vermont is not a title company state, you also need an attorney for any purchase or sale of real estate. Your attorney will also help with all aspects of the transaction, including title checking. If you're planning on selling a home or building, you need experienced representation for all aspects of the transaction. You need Susan Aiken Real Estate. Get in touch with Susan about your next home sale today, please contact Susan Aiken Real Estate.
Guide to working with a professional - From The National Association of Realtors®.