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Selling your home doesn’t have to be a stressful process. Of course, choosing the right Realtor® can make all the difference in experiencing a smooth transaction. We’re not saying we can avoid every mishap in real estate, but with our experience, know-how, and care, you can be assured of an optimal outcome when working with us. We believe in treating you the way we would like to be treated.
That may mean going the extra mile, working late, or negotiating hard on your behalf... Real estate can be hard work, but we feel you’re worth it! We want to be your Realtors® for life. We want to be the Brokers you call when your friends and family need real estate help. The only way we’re going to earn that kind of business is by taking care of you. We’d like to provide you with the good old fashioned service we’ve been providing for years. Try us once and you may never choose another agent again.
EXPERIENCE: We have over 40 years of combined experience. Our high energy approach means you won’t be disappointed in our service. Ask around, you probably know already know someone who has sold a home with us. Our real estate knowledge combined with our construction & finance backgrounds will keep more money in your pocket and get you to the closing table faster! We’re ready to guide you every step of the way.
EXPOSURE: Selling homes takes more than just being listed on the MLS. Of the 2000 REALTORS® who subscribe to the Multiple Listing Service, only a few are willing to display your home properly or give your home the exposure it needs in today’s market. In addition to pro-active marketing, we believe in effective, well written, targeted advertising along with carefully placed internet exposure and promotion.
EFFECTIVE PROSPECTING: Prospecting is the art of finding buyers from effective ads... newspapers, magazines, lenders, Internet ads, mass mailings, e-mail campaigns & telephone canvassing. Unlike most REALTORS®, we personally receive all of our ad calls. This assures proper promotion of your home. We’ll tailor our marketing to fit your home, and your needs.
LICENSED in ILLINOIS & INDIANA: We have the knowledge of both Indiana & Illinois laws. Real Estate contracts and marketing techniques vary in each area. You can feel confident working with us in either market! The service areas of Bill & Rachel Port now includes Northwest Indiana, as well as Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs. If you need assistance outside of one of our market areas, we can still help you through our relocation referral program. Regardless of where you are looking to buy or sell we’ll find a qualified professional to assist you.
AFFORDABLE COMMISSION: These days, every dollar counts. We’ll design an effective, affordable program to get your home sold. That way you won’t spend more than you have to.
CONSTANT COMMUNICATION: From start to finish, we’ll keep you informed! We are committed to listening to your needs. When you hire us, we will discuss strategies, and work together with you as a team to get your home sold. You can count on us to keep you informed and guide you every step of the way. Marketing is only the start of selling your home. When you’re listed with us, we become your partner and trusted friend in the real estate business.
STAGING: Your home has to look its best to sell for top dollar in any market. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to make your home look it’s best. If you need help getting repairs done, or staging your home to attract the highest paying buyer, we’ll be there for you. It makes no sense to pay for improvements to a home unless they are going to benefit you, the seller. We know what efforts will help in selling for top dollar and how to get them done affordably.
NEGOTIATION: We know the market. We will assess both comparative sales as well as competitive active properties for sale. This edge will give you an advantage when an offer comes in. We will be right with you, every step of the way. With our representation you can be assured of logical advice and contracts written in your favor.
We have the experience to get your Home Sold! If you are planning to list your Home, we would be honored to assist you. If you are considering a move, give us a call. We would be happy to guide you in buying to your new home.
Bill and Rachel Port