What areas of Lake Country and Waukesha County do you provide real estate service?

I provide full service to home sellers and buyers in Big Bend, Brookfield, Butler, Chenequa, Delafield, Dousman, Eagle, Elm Grove, Genesee, Hartland, Lac La Belle, Lannon, Lisbon, Menomonee Falls, Merton, Mukwonago, Muskego, Nashotah, New Berlin, North Prairie, Oconomowoc, Ottawa, Pewaukee, Summit, Sussex, Vernon, Wales and Waukesha.

What areas of Milwaukee County do you provide real estate service?

I provide full service to home sellers and buyers in Bayside, Brown Deer, Cudahy, Fox Point, Franklin, Glendale, Greendale, Greenfield, Hales Corners, Milwaukee, Oak Creek, River Hills, Shorewood, South Milwaukee, St, Francis, Wauwatosa, West Allis, West Milwaukee and Whitefish Bay.

What is your 3.5% Commission Plan?

3.5% total commission due at closing with nothing upfront includes representation for both seller and buyer along with compensation for both seller's agent (listing agent) and for buyer's agent or cooperating broker.

What is Full Service?

Dictionary.com defines Full as complete or entire and defines Service as to supply with help or information.  If you are selling a home in Lake Country, Waukesha, Milwaukee or the surrounding communities you need to contact Victory Realty Elite to receive the entire or full amount possible at the closing table.  How is this accomplished?  My full-service marketing attracts more home buyers which results in multiple offers and the highest sale price for your home.  With years of industry experience and real estate expertise, home sellers have found the right source for all their real estate needs.

Can I determine how much my home is worth from an internet website?

The answer to this frequently asked question is simply no.  Anyone who has bought a home, sold a home, or just looked at homes, has heard of websites such as Zillow.  These third-party websites use computer generated home values based on calculations and formulas and provide sellers with inaccurate home value information.  It’s critical that when selling a home in the Lake Country, Waukesha or Milwaukee areas to use a local top-rated Realtor from Victory Realty Elite.

Should I talk with a bank before looking at homes?

The answer to the question is yes.  First and foremost, talking with a bank before looking at homes can help you understand exactly how much you can afford.  Another important reason is so you understand exactly what costs are associate with buying a home.  A mortgage professional provided by Victory Realty Elite can give you advice on the type of financing you should be looking to obtain and also whether or not you should request the seller to contribute towards your closing costs.

What are seller concessions or closing cost credits?

There are many home buyers in the market with great credit scores and solid jobs but are short on the funds required to purchase a home.  Seller concessions or a closing cost credit allows a home owner to contribute a dollar amount towards a buyer’s closing costs.  This amount is subtracted from the total sale price of the offer to purchase.

Should I stay home during showings?

The main reason you should not be home is potential buyers can feel uncomfortable to talk open and freely with their Realtor about your home.  They do not want to say anything negative that could offend the seller.  It is ideal to leave 15-minutes prior the scheduled showing and come back once you are absolutely certain the buyer and their Realtor have left the home.

What is the difference between the list price and the sale price?

The list price is the price a home is currently for sale at.  The sale price is the price a home sold at.  Victory Realty Elite is able to suggest a list price based on your Market & Home Evaluation which will result in the highest sale price.

What is the Multiple Listing Service?

The Multiple Listing Service or MLS is a computerized database of all the homes listed by all the Realtors in a specific area.  Agents are granted access to the MLS and can use it to list homes for sale or to find a house in a particular price range or area.  All Victory Realty Elite homes are listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service. 

What is an FHA loan?

An FHA loan is a government-backed mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, or FHA.  Popular with first-time homebuyers, FHA home loans require lower minimum credit scores and down payments than many conventional loans.

What do I need to fix before selling my home?

One of the hardest decisions a seller has is determining which defects need attention before selling the home.  It is important to get the home as move-in ready as possible.  Even minor fixes can do a great deal so begin by taking a walk around the interior and exterior of your home.  As your full-service home seller, Victory Realty Elite would be happy to provide our experience to help you determine how to get the best return on your investment.

What is a loan commitment letter?

A loan commitment letter is an indication that the buyer’s home loan has been approved.  It is different from a lender pre-qualification letter, which indicates that a lender has reviewed some preliminary information provided by the borrower verbally, but has not yet reviewed financial documentation.  It is also different from a pre-approval letter, which indicates that the lender has reviewed financial documents and is awaiting final review and appraisal for a particular home purchase.

What is an "Exclusive Right to Sell" listing?

This type of listing is the most commonly used and is the most effective.  With this type of listing Victory Realty Elite does the most work to sell your home.  I will market your home, place it into the MLS, market your home to other agents and even hold an open house.

What areas of Washington County do you provide real estate service?

I provide full service to home sellers and buyers in Addison, Barton, Erin, Farmington, Germantown, Hartford, Hubertus, Jackson, Kewaskum,  Newburg, Polk, Richfield, Slinger, Trenton, Wayne and West Bend.

How long does the listing agreement last?

The Exclusive Right to Sell listing agreement last for 6-months which is industry standard.