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My Realtor Services

Selling your home involves a major life change. I'll make it as easy for you as possible by providing honest and current market information. Making the smart move of choosing a good REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your investment in your home pays off. I am your *full service~full time* Realtor. Sellers who use the services of a Realtor realize aproximately 21% more on the sale of their home. My services and experience allow you to focus on your move while I manage your home sale from our initial consultation to settlement day, and beyond. I'll see to all the details while keeping you informed throughout.

When you or a friend, family member or business associate think about selling please remember my name and number, Mary Louise Butler 610-316-3232. Your Referrals are the foundation of my Business...and I truly appreciate each and every one!

What I will do for you
Recent Home Sales
Getting the highest price and best terms
Closing Costs

As Your Agent, I Will:

  • Complete a comparative market analysis that will compare your home's value to that of your neighbors. 
  • Caravan your home on a Wednesday morning to familiarize all Elfant Wissahickon Realtors with your homes unique features.
  • Compile a comprehensive plan detailing all the efforts I will employ to sell your home, including Internet and local media.
  • Price your home right and carefully screen Buyers ability to purchase.
  • Present your home to as many qualified buyers as possible getting your home maximum exposure.
  • Help you stage your home and generate curb appeal to ensure you get the highest price.
  • Assist with obtaining offers and help you in negotiating the best deal as smoothly as possible.
  • Help you find your next home and answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, and the local economy with detailed e-Neighborhood Reports.

Recent Home Sales

What are homes selling for on your street? Use to find out what neighborhood homes are selling for, free of charge, or choose my more detailed analysis of the value of your home.

Getting the Highest Price for Your Home

Curb appeal is key and could make a difference whether people stop and take a flyer, or drive right by. Here are a few tips to increase the curb appeal of your home. Staging your home is important. Many buyers will stay in your home longer if it's staged appropriately. I have compiled some ideas to present your home in the most effective manner.

Closing Costs to Expect:

  • Title insurance fees depend on the sales price of the home.
  • Broker's commission is a full-service fee and will cost anywhere between 5% to 7%.
  • Local property transfer tax (4% in Philadelphia, 2% in the neighboring counties~usually split between buyer and seller), county transfer tax, state transfer tax, and state capital gains tax are the charges that you'll pay for the privilege of selling your home. Credit to the buyer of unpaid real estate taxes for the prior or current year are variable and depend on when you close and when your taxes are due.
  • Lender fees, sellers assistance and costs are all fees now negotiable between and buyer and seller.
  • Home inspections fees are in rare circumstances paid for by the seller and include pest, radon and other inspections.
  • Miscellaneous fees can accrue from correcting problems noticed during the home inspection.
Find out how much your closing costs could be.

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Mary Louise Butler