Skip To Content
    • Home
    • Seller
    • Step 9 to Selling Your Home: Live in the MLS

    Step 9 to Selling Your Home: Live in the MLS

    Congratulations, your home is now on the market and all the hard work you’ve put in thus far should start paying off soon! So far you’ve done a lot of prep work to get your home market ready. Now it’s our job to bring you an offer.

    Generally, it takes 36 – 72 hours before we get our first showing request.  As soon as a request comes in, you will be able to approve the request through the Showing Time App.  Usually we ask the buyer’s Realtor to give us 24 hours notice for showings, but it’s not unusual to get showing requests in the AM for that afternoon or evening so when you leave each day, plan to have showings even if we don’t have one on the calendar.  If that is an issue due to pets at home, kids, etc. let us know and we can require 24 hours notice.

    Once a showing request comes in, you can approve it, deny it, or ask for a different day/time.  Remember, the quicker we can get buyers into your place and the fewer showings we have to deny or reschedule, the quicker we can get your place under contract.  Our mantra is that the buyer shouldn’t have to work around our schedule, which is why we always put a lockbox on every property we sell. We want to get buyers in as quickly as possible and, in order to do that, we need to work around their schedule.

    Typically showings last 15-60 minutes. You’ll need to be out 15 minutes before the appointed showing time in case the buyer and his/her Realtor are early so plan to be out of the home for 60 minutes for each showing request.  For example if a showing is scheduled for 5pm, please be out by 4:45pm and don’t come home until after 5:30pm.

    As soon as a showing is finished, the buyer’s Realtor will immediately get an email asking for feedback and if their client is interested in the home.  Unfortunately, only about 30% of Realtors take the time to give feedback.   If we receive feedback we will immediately forward it on to you via email to review.  Don’t be surprised when we don’t get feedback and don’t be offended by feedback.  We’re looking for that ONE buyer who loves your home. For most your home won’t be the right fit for various reasons, but we only need to find one.

    Lastly, once your home is live in the MLS we will send you a copy of the listing sheet to review.  Please review it carefully and let us know of any errors. In addition, if you didn’t like how we phrased something or feel we left out an important point, let us know.  Remember, we’re a team and we want to get your house sold just as much as you do!

    Trackback from your site.

    Gina Casner

    In 2016, I began my tenure in real estate as a licensed Executive Assistant for a leading real estate training coach and subsequently for high-producing real estate teams. I very quickly fell in love with real estate and by 2019, I transitioned into personally helping clients turn their dreams into keys. After dozens of transactions, I have been dubbed the “unicorn hunter,” finding out-of-the-box solutions for clients looking for a home with unique requirements. In addition to managing my real estate practice, I am involved in providing community education on responsible home ownership through my exclusive Path to Home Ownership workshop series. I also am the founder of Chronically Strong, an organization that promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention in our local communities. I take a holistic and individualized approach to real estate. Buying or selling a home in Central PA can be complex, sophisticated and often a deeply personal endeavor. Your experience should mimic the high level of customer service all of my clients have, while being very specific to your own individual needs. I work with a team of experts to provide a full, complete experience that only a cohesive team can consistently provide. Working with us, you will be given personal attention in every aspect of your home buying and selling experience with the professionalism and consistency of a thoughtful business model. And yes, superior results will follow! On a personal note, I attribute my success not only to my passion for helping clients execute on their next “big move”, but also to my knowledge regarding the psychology of buying and selling. My clientele works in diverse industries with an emphasis on technology, finance, medicine, law, and business. My real estate practice has grown successfully and consistently thanks to the repeat business of happy clients and their introductions to friends, family and neighbors. This track record is only possible because we deliver both results AND an enjoyable experience. Growing up, my family moved frequently all across the continental U.S., but you will hear me say that I am from California because that is the longest place that I lived during my formative years. Moving became a way of life for my family and each place I lived became a part of my story. It taught me that our home truly is the foundation of everything in our lives, and it is this belief that compels me to work hard for my clients when they are buying or selling their home. In many ways, our home becomes a part of our identity, an identity and memory that should be honored. I have been accused of being tenacious and super honest. I like to win (for my clients) but do so with a calm demeanor and a smile. I live in a raised ranch home in Lower Paxton Township with my main squeeze, my teenage son, and our very spoiled dog, Ginger. I have mad faith, and truly believe that each and every one of us is capable of great things. I graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelors’ in Sociology. There is a running joke in my family that every day I go to real estate school because every day my clients teach me something new. I continually invest time, money and thought into the latest sales, marketing and negotiation techniques. Why? Because I believe that you deserve to have the best working for you. I want to live life on my own terms, and am committed to helping you do the same. Would you like to work together? Please reach out. I look forward to hearing from you! Gina

    Leave a Reply