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Craig Kivi

Principal Broker

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craig@goldendrake.com

9573 Dexter Pinckney Rd.

Pinckney, MI, 48169

 

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Selling

 

We understand selling your home is not an easy thing. It’s a place you’ve lived, perhaps raised a family, and had many happy times. It’s been home.  We can be trusted to respect that, and can also be trusted to help you move through all the emotions and important real estate processes to list and sell your home.

 

We will listen thoroughly and completely understand the important goals associated with selling your home.

 

We’ll prepare you for the current market conditions, and together we will craft a strategy to prepare your home for sale, price your home accurately, market your home and accomplish your goals.

 

Our marketing plan will include all the standard elements, but will also include all the innovative activities we will do outside of simply listing your property on the Multiple Listing Service.

 

Our job is to provide you with information to make your decisions. We will engage experts whenever necessary, because we don’t have all the answers, no one does. If you take seriously the information we provide, you will be successful selling your home and meeting your needs, we’re sure of that.

 

We’ll help you understand the whole real estate process (see flowchart), yet focus on exactly where you’re at any given time. Focus is one of the most important things we can provide. Focus prevents you from being emotionally overwhelmed, and allows you to concentrate all your efforts on that particular step so you make the best decisions.

 

We’re not going to rush anything. Your whole life savings might be in your home, and we take that seriously. We will follow documented processes and checklists, and will take as much time as we needed to enlist our experts such as Attorneys, Title Companies, Lenders, Architects, Builders, etc. to make sure you are getting the best outcome. Fast is not a quality criteria for Real Estate Transactions.   Careful, methodical, thorough and legal, are examples of Real Estate Quality Criteria. We hope that’s a fit for you, and we understand if it’s not. We don’t work with everyone.

 

Lastly, WE ARE MATURE NEGOTIATORS. We’re not demanders, table pounders and shouters; any child can do that.  We’ve evolved to the next level of negotiators, that of completely understanding the other side’s needs and requirements before asking for ours. We have found many, many times we were able to give the other side exactly what they wanted with terrific outcomes and very little sacrifice from our side – simply because we listened first. We can be tough, yet we have found that a respectful “no” is just as effective as a loud “no”, yet it keeps the buyer – seller relationship intact, which is essential for you to get your best outcome.

 

 

Read more about mature negotiation.

 

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