3 points to sell your home for top money

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1. Presentation

How your home look will determine whether buyers are willing to pay top dollar for your home. So declutter, make your home presentable, also consider staging your home for maximum appeal.


2. Marketing

Over 97% of buyers start online, online advertising and marketing strategy has become more important than ever. It’s also important to understanding who the buyers are in your neighborhood. Only then you can target the advertising and marketing toward the right audience.


3. Price

Listing your home at the right price is critical. If you overprice your home and it sits on the market for too long, you will miss the opportunity to sell it at the price it deserves.

Helpful Information for Seller to Know

Your closing statement is very important. When your escrow has closed, you will receive a closing statement of your real estate transaction. This closing statement will be important for future tax needs and other possible considerations. Important Sections on Closing statement:

  • Consideration
  • Deposits
  • Existing and New Encumbrances
  • Adjustments
  • Prorations
  • Payoff(s)
  • New Loan Charges
  • Disbursements Paid
  • Title Charges
  • Escrow Fees
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Closing disclosure


The RPA-CA is the California Residential Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions. It is a multi-functional document. It serves as:

  • an offer to purchase real property
  • a completed contract when it is signed by the buyer and seller and communication of the acceptance is received
  • a receipt for the good faith earnest money deposit
  • joint escrow instructions
  • a mediation and arbitration agreement
  • a confirmation of the agency relationships
  • an irrevocable assignment of compensation to brokers.
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California Residential Purchase Agreement

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