Sell your home with a digital marketing expert Realtor who "gets it"

Laurie Christofano logo with contact info 7-2022

Laurie Christofano, Realtor with RE/MAX In The Village. Helping Chicagoland people, families, and their pets move up and into their dream homes since 2007. Listing Specialist: listing prep / staging, above-and-beyond marketing, bidding war strategist, expert negotiator. Proudly lgbtq+ affirming and supporting. Schedule a call or visit with me!

In September 2022, I officially crossed the 15 year threshold with RE/MAX In The Village ✨💕🦸‍♀️🏡

Experienced realtor in Oak Park, Chicago and suburbs, helping you with selling and buying your dream home.

Laurie Christofano, RE/MAX In The Village | | Realtor in Oak Park, Chicago & Suburbs

Why do home sellers hire Laurie Christofano to sell their home?

Easy Exit Listing means you’re not locked into any long-term contracts, and I don’t charge any upfront fees. 

All of my listings get the same professional photo, 3D tour, and floor plan package, whether they’re $100k condos or million dollar homes — because I know how important these marketing pieces are:

✨ They help buyers envision themselves in your home and fall in love with what they picture their new life looking like, with your home as the backdrop 📸

Experience the difference this makes by contacting Laurie, whether you’re planning to sell next month, or not for another 10 years. Click here or the image above for more details.

Let’s get to know each other so I can guide you thru making the right home improvements that will maximize its value and salability in the long run!

Get moved on your timeline with an expert Realtor who “gets it”.

What are you doing differently with marketing listings than you did last year (before the market began to cool down)?

Nothing, because I never let my foot off the gas! All my listings get my full marketing package which includes the following + more:

- listing prep: consultation on decluttering, pre packing, staging furniture appropriately, and I bring in small decor touches like fake plants, art, shower curtains, duvets, etc to give it the right vibe

- encourage and help with choosing and executing modest upgrades (lighting, finishes) that will help home appeal to todays buyers (shortens listing period, increases excitement and price)

- professional photos, including drone stills of the exterior & showing property relation to downtown & train stations

- Matterport 3D tour

- floor plans

- carefully crafted write up about the home so buyers can envision what living there will be like — sell the sizzle, not just the steak

- multi-channel paid digital marketing, designed to “stop the scroll” and entice potential buyers to click thru for more info no matter where they’re browsing online.

- reverse prospecting / reaching out directly to the agents who’ve sent your home to their client via the MLS. It’s my chance to get them excited to sell your home to their buyers!

- review competition and market conditions weekly and discuss with clients, attempting to stay in front of the market rather than chasing it.

- handle incoming offers professionally and include the seller in negotiations, with the understanding that price isn’t the only term to be settled on.

- focus on the sellers’ goals of selling their home in their preferred timeline, and work collaboratively with everyone involved to make this a win/win experience for all parties, most especially the sellers and buyers.

Reach out to connect — I’m here to help you too! Email me now.

Is it time to downsize?

Downsizing your home is an exciting and liberating experience. We’re here to walk you through the process, no matter how big or small your move will be.

Download your FREE guide to downsizing here — and please share with your parents and other family & friends that could use my help — or a gentle nudge (wink).

Click here or the image above to learn more about the most important repairs to make before listing your home for sale.

Stressed about how you’re going to sell your home while living in it with your kids / family? Check out my top 5 tips here or by clicking the image above.

Downsizing your home is an exciting and liberating experience. We’re here to walk you through the process, no matter how big or small your move will be. Click here or above to read about 5 signs that it might be time!

Review my recently sold listings - (map above is reporting as of 8-26-2022)

Selling and buying a house at the same time?

Whether you plan to sell and buy your new house once you have a buyer lined up on the first, or you're finding your dream home and buying then selling your current house, or you have no clue where to even begin, I'm here to help you make sense of it all and guide you through the process. Read more in my recent blog post here or by clicking the image above.

What is the home selling process?

Depending on who you speak with, the home selling process can look quite different. I have a tried and true strategy for getting your home sold in the shortest time, for the best price and terms we can negotiate. Download your free home sellers' guide below!

How much is my home worth?

Many different factors go into determining your home's value. Things like its location, size, condition, layout, unique features, and so on. Therefore, the best way to find out your home's value is by scheduling a free, no obligation seller consultation with me. This way, I can appreciate your home and complete a customized Comparative Market Analysis, or CMA, to help you determine how much you could sell your house for in this ever-changing market. Book it here!

Or, feel free to DIY it and get your free, instant automated home valuation report here or below.

How to increase home value?

I love being asked this question. There are so many ways to add value to your home, the most basic of which is decluttering, pre-packing, and giving the whole place a fresh coat of paint. Don't just go with any random color though -- your choice of paint color has an effect on the value and salability of your home!

This is just one of many reasons why we should meet up sooner in the selling process. You'll have a clear vision of what needs to be done to bring out your home's highlights and best features -- without breaking the bank. Schedule a call or visit with me!

12 top tips to get the highest price when selling your home

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Get instant access to my complete guide full of 12 top tips for sell your house for the most amount of money in the fastest time possible - here or by clicking the image below!


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