145 Common Listing Agent Responsibilities

145 Common Listing Agent Responsibilities

145 Common Listing Agent Responsibilities:

  • 1. Prepare Listing Presentation for Sellers

  • 2. Research Sellers Property Tax Info

  • 3. Research Properties Zoning Restrictions

  • 4. Research Neighborhood HOA

  • 5. Research Comparable Sold Properties for Sellers

  • 6. Determine Average Days on Market

  • 7. Schedule First Meeting

  • 8. Tour the Property

  • 9. Gather Info From Sellers About Their Home

  • 10. Discuss Sellers Goals

  • 11. Present Listing Presentation

  • 12. Provide Home Seller Prep Checklist

  • 13. Advise on Repairs and/or Upgrades

  • 14. Advise About Landscaping Options

  • 15. Provide Overview of Current Market Conditions

  • 16. Explain Your Personal Value to Sellers

  • 17. Explain Your Companys Value to Sellers

  • 18. Explain the Value of The Neighborhood

  • 19. Create Listing Agreement for Transaction

  • 20. Create Internal File for Transaction

  • 21. Investigate Any Unrecorded Property Easements

  • 22. Discuss Property Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 23. Obtain Current Mortgage Loan Info

  • 24. Explain the Value of Schools on Market

  • 25. Explain Marketing Options

  • 26. Research Property Ownership & Deed

  • 27. Explain Video Marketing Strategies

  • 28. Explain 3D Tour Marketing

  • 29. Confirm Lot Size on Survey

  • 30. Describe the Buyer Pre-Screening Process

  • 31. Explain Buyer & Seller Agency Relationships

  • 32. Order Plat Map from Title Company

  • 33. Discuss Different Types of Buyer Financing

  • 34. Discuss Appraisal Process

  • 35. Verify Home Owners Association Fees

  • 36. Confirm Water Source and Status

  • 37. Verify Natural Gas Availability

  • 38. Calculate Average Utility Usage

  • 39. Gather Transferable Warranties

  • 40. Determine Need for Lead-Based Paint Disclosure

  • 41. Verify Security System Ownership

  • 42. Agree on Repairs to be Made Before Listing

  • 43. Guide Sellers in De-Cluttering

  • 44. Verify Interior Room Sizes

  • 45. Establish Showing Instructions for Buyers

  • 46. Agree on Showing Times with Sellers

  • 47. Attend Continuing Education Classes

  • 48. Obtain Copy of HOA Bylaws

  • 49. Explain In-Door Cameras & Showings

  • 50. Explain Home Warranty Options

  • 51. Obtain Extra Keys for Lockbox

  • 52. Verify any Existing Lease Agreements

  • 53. Work with Tenants for Showings

  • 54. Provide Sellers Disclosure Form to Sellers

  • 55. Refer Landscaper to Clean Up Property

  • 56. Set-Up Staging Consultation

  • 57. Determine Best Staging Strategy

  • 58. Set-Up Showing Services

  • 59. Set-Up House Cleaners

  • 60. Set-Up Photo/Video Shoot

  • 61. Meet Photographer at Property

  • 62. Turn On All Lights for Photographer

  • 63. Open All Window Treatments for Photographer

  • 64. Advise Photographer Of Any Neighborhood Shots

  • 65. Schedule Drone Shoot

  • 66. Schedule 3D Tour Shoot

  • 67. Gather All Finished Marketing Material

  • 68. Write Detailed Property Description

  • 69. Enter Property Info in MLS

  • 70. Create Virtual Tour Page

  • 71. Organize Photos in Best Order

  • 72. Have Listing Proofread

  • 73. Create Property Flyer

  • 74. Create Custom Sign Rider

  • 75. Intall Electronic Lockbox

  • 76. Install For Sale Sign

  • 77. Create YouTube Video Link

  • 78. Create Facebook Ad with Video

  • 79. Create Instagram Post with Video

  • 80. Create Unique URL for Property Page

  • 81. Verify Listing Data on Other Websites

  • 82. Help Owners Coordinate Showings

  • 83. Return ALL Calls ASAP - Weekends Included

  • 84. Create Listing Postcards for Neighborhood

  • 85. Send Out “Just Listed” Email to Database

  • 86. Gather Feedback After Each Showing

  • 87. Keep track of Showing Activity

  • 88. Advertise All Price Changes

  • 89. Update MLS Listing as Needed

  • 90. Review Market Data Weekly

  • 91. Schedule Weekly Update Calls with Seller

  • 92. Review All Offers with Sellers

  • 93. Prepare “Net Sheet” For All Offers

  • 94. Counsel Seller on Offers

  • 95. Obtain Pre-Approval Letter from Buyer’s Agent

  • 96. Examine & Verify Buyer’s Qualifications

  • 97. Examine & Verify Buyer’s Lender

  • 98. Negotiate All Offers on Seller’s Behalf

  • 99. Determine Loan Objection Deadline

  • 100. Determine Closing Date

  • 101. Determine Inspection Objection Deadline

  • 102. Determine Appraisal Deadline

  • 103. Determine Earnest Money Terms

  • 104. Send Contract to Title Company

  • 105. Verify Buyer’s Agent Has Received Copies

  • 106. Verify Earnest Money Deposited in Escrow Account

  • 107. Change Property Status in MLS

  • 108. Deliver Copies of Contact/Addendum to Seller

  • 109. Keep Track of Copies for Office File

  • 110. Coordinate Inspections with Sellers

  • 111. Review Home Inspection

  • 112. Interpret Inspection Objections to Sellers

  • 113. Discuss Seller’s Inspection Resolution

  • 114. Get All Repair Items in Writing

  • 115. Refer Trustworthy Contractors

  • 116. Keep Track of Repair Schedules

  • 117. Schedule Appraisal

  • 118. Meet Appraiser at the Property

  • 119. Provide Sales Data to Appraiser

  • 120. Negotiate Any Unsatisfactory Appraisals

  • 121. Coordinate Closing Times & Location

  • 122. Make Sure All Documents Are Fully Signed

  • 123. Verify That Title Company Has Everything Needed

  • 124. Remind Sellers to Turn Off Utilities

  • 125. Make Sure All Parties Are Notified of Closing Time

  • 126. Make Sure Any P.O.A.’s Are Submitted

  • 127. Solve Any Title Problems Before Closing

  • 128. Receive and Carefully Review Closing Figures

  • 129. Review Closing Figures With Sellers

  • 130. Verify All Agreed Upon Repairs Have Been Made

  • 131. Verify Clear-To-Close

  • 132. Get House Ready for Final Walk-Through of Buyers

  • 133. Resolve Any Last Minute Problems

  • 134. Make Sure Title Commitment Was Received

  • 135. Review Closing Documents

  • 136. Provide Home Warranty Paperwork

  • 137. Provide Buyer With Transferable Warranties

  • 138. Provide All Keys to Buyer

  • 139. Provide Any Garage Door Openers

  • 140. Make Sure Seller Proceeds Are Correct

  • 141. Change Status in MLS to “Sold”

  • 142. Upload All Signed Documents to System

  • 143. Close Out Seller’s File

  • 144. Check In With Sellers After Closing

  • 145. Request Feedback from Sellers


Kenneth Landers Headshot
Author:
Phone: 972-400-3634
Dated: December 10th 2018
Views: 16
About Kenneth: Kenneth Landers, a native born Dallasite, realized early on in life that he belonged in the service ...

Property Search








RSS Feed

View our latest blog posts in your RSS reader. Click here to access. RSS

Search Blog

Recent Blogs

Saved Properties

This is a list of your favorite properties. We will email you if a property is reduced or leaves the market.

Click 'Save' to add a property to this list.

Register / Login

New & returning visitors please enter your information to login.

By clicking 'register' you are agreeing to our terms of use & giving us expressed written consent to contact you.

Questions? Comments? Complaints?

This message will go directly to the head of our team.

Location & Address

Travis Hitt
3001 Knox Street #210
Dallas, TX
469-525-0175