- We prefer to come to your home at your convenience
and allow you to show us your home. We measure the
home, unless you have a reliable source for the square
footage. We take notes and we listen to you explain
what your goals are, the time frame to sell the home,
what your replacement home will be, what you've added
to the home and anything else you would like to share
- We schedule a second appointment to meet at
either your home or our office. We present our pricing
opinion to anyone with a vested interest in the
property. We put the facts into your hands that will
best accomplish selling the home to meet your
objective, including the estimated amount you will
receive the day the sale is final. We show you the
comparable data on other homes. We answer any
questions you have. If you need one appointment to
handle it all, that can be done too. At Empire
Real Estate, we offer professional real estate
services and advice, educate you on Real Estate
buying, selling or trading and above all, do what is
best for you and your family.
- You are confident our Professional Services
are right on target for your needs and the security of
your family. We complete a 3 page listing agreement
which is fully explained and agreeable to you. You
tell us when the home is ready to market. We coach you
and inform you on all the intricate details (the do's
- The normal procedure follows, but it can be
tailored to meet your individual needs.
- We don't simply place a sign in the yard. That
will be what you see, but we also plan your best
marketing strategy and coach you on dealing with
potential buyers and real estate agents.
- We place an electronic lockbox with a key in it on the
exterior of the home. Only members of the Tulare County
Assn. Of REALTORS can utilize the key and only by
adhering to the showing instructions we provide to them.Each
code used to open the box is recorded and the
information is easy to retrieve Each professional
showing your home to clients are requested to leave a
business card. That lets you know who has been there.
The box also has time restrictions that it will not
allow access to your home before 8:00am or after
7:00pm. It's a very secure system.
- The home's information and showing instructions
are input into the Multiple Listing Service. This
immediately posts to the internet and the information
becomes available to the world through countless
search engines. The public will see photos, the
address, the asking price and a description of how
great your property is. Your contact information is
available only to members for the purpose of making
appointments with you. As your agent, we may direct
those calls to us and we are the only ones to contact
you. You choose what works best for you, your pets and
- We create a professional colored flyer for your
home which encourages the potential buyer to come see
the home from the inside. Most flyers give all the
information and the buyer decides on the street if
your home is the one or not. Your home deserves full
consideration for all it offers and we want to show it
off. We submit advertising to a number of resources.
The Real Estate Plus publication is delivered to all
subscribers' homes every other Thursday and is
continuously available on stands throughout the area.
The Real Estate Book is another publication on stands
as well. There are many avenues for advertising. An
Advertised Open House may also be an option.
- Tours by our Empire Real Estate team will be
scheduled with you as soon as possible to acquaint
them with your home so calls are answered that turn
into showing appointments for you. For more exposure,
we schedule a Thursday morning tour for the entire
Tulare County Assn of REALTORS.
- We contact you when we have a written offers to
present to you. We cover all the intricate details and
negotiate on your behalf until every item is agreed
upon by you and the buyer. We then hold the buyer to
timelines to keep the transaction on course. We meet
inspectors as needed, we handle issues that arise
during the escrow period and we utilize complete
disclosure documents which protect you after the sale
as well. We take pride in offering successful
transactions from start to finish. Our extremely high
repeat business and referrals from past clients are
our greatest proof. Our Empire is not a building. It's
our strong network of professionals and the families
that constantly join us.
Selling a home is an emotional time. We let you focus
on celebrating with family and friends and packing the
memories for the next home by professionally executing
your Real Estate transaction. You'll get the most
possible by the best!
At Empire Real Estate, we know how important your
home is to you. We respect it as your home in every way.
Let the Empire Lead you out of the Past and into the