Why the Milam Group
25 Reasons to use The Milam Group for your real estate need
Who We Are
1. We are an experienced and proven team of professional Realtors whose highest goal is to provide our clients with the best experience and best results as possible. It’s our mission.
2. We are experts in our local market and can position you for success.
3. We inform you, guide you, advocate for you and protect your best interest. We’ve got this.
4. We visit your home and listen to your goals, needs and expectations. We provide a preliminary home consultation and assessment to determine strengths and potential problem areas.
For Our Clients
5. We conduct a thorough Comparative Market Analysis of sales activity. We assess location, square footage, rooms, upgrades and condition and research Rates of Absorption and Sales Trends to help determine the market value of your home.
6. We provide a personalized Premarket Strategic Plan, including suggestions on exterior or interior cosmetic changes, improvements or pre-marketing repairs to improve the salability of your home.
7. We provide a comprehensive list of Preferred Service Providers including contractors, inspectors, handymen, plumbers, electricians, etc.
8. We provide 2 hours of professional home staging consultation, if needed.
9. We take professional measurements of your home and room sizes.
10. We gather pertinent home information including current mortgage information, HOA bylaws and fees, detailed list of property amenities (and exclusions), surveys, Schedule A & B forms and leases. We make keys, install electronic lockboxes and set up showing parameters with the Showing Center.
11. We help you price your home with specific focus on the CMA, rate of absorption, your timetable demands and motivation. We provide you with disclosures to reduce Seller risk and liability.
12. We hire professional photographers to shoot high quality, digital photography to use in online photo galleries, slide shows, virtual tours, YouTube videos, postcards, brochures and flyers.
13. We provide a Specialized Marketing Plan with details about Multiple Listing Service benefits, local and global affiliations, proposed advertising schedule, web exposure and other activities used to market your home. Ask about our comprehensive digital, print and social network marketing.
14. We feature your home on the most visited real estate websites with high quality, digital photographs and descriptive text. Your home will be accessible 24/7 to Buyers looking for homes that match your property’s profile.
15. We use social media to lengthen our reach and widen our organic Buyer pool.
16. We network and make calls every day to our database, colleagues and area brokers/agents.
17. We send out custom coded, interactive, digital property e-Flyers to our database and area agents.
18. We provide in-home, 4-color custom designed brochures that include special features of your home and community. These brochures will keep your property in the forefront of the Buyer’s minds when touring several properties in a single day.
19. We hold occasional open houses: Broker Open House and/or Public Open House.
20. We send letters and postcards. We mail “Coming Soon” or “Just Listed” letters to homes in your area.
21. We communicate. We call at least once a week to say hello and provide updates on marketing, feedback and the competition. We link you to an automated update system to keep you informed of other homes in your area (new listings, pendeds, solds, etc).
22. We provide you with an Estimated Seller’s Net, so you can best determine your negotiated outcome.
23. We review and explain all offers and potential hazards, confirm Buyer’s qualifications, negotiate terms, present counter offers if necessary, set time limits for loan approval and closing date, write amendments and addenda as needed. We get signatures and provide copies to all parties.
24. We manage the transaction from contract to close. We monitor Buyer’s loan and inspection process and quickly eliminate contingencies. We confirm that all contract and amendment conditions have been met or completed. We review the Closing Disclosure with you before closing to ensure no surprises.
25. We celebrate! We accompany you to closing. We provide follow-up services and market reports to keep you up-to-date on your new investment. We celebrate at happy hours and annual appreciation parties. We stay in touch because we appreciate you.