Buyer & Sellers

For Sellers:


As her home page states, there is no substitution for experience!! 20 years of consistent success has enabled a streamlining of knowledge that offers her clients confidence in her assistance to achieve excellent results. Superficial or moderate updating of your home is the absolute best insurance policy to obtain a quick sale at the highest price possible. Michelle's expertise is determining what items will make the biggest difference in achieving these goals. Now, through Compass Concierge Lending, you can be advanced the cash you need for this purpose INTEREST FREE and pay it back through sale proceeds at the close of escrow. Michelle then engages her vast roladex of contractors to complete what is necessary and determines a timeline for what is needed.


Once the property is prepared, Michelle works with top stagers who enhance the spaces with beautiful furnishings that invite prospective buyers to put themselves into the spaces. She only works with the top professional photographers in her market to capture the best aspects of your home and uses those pics, along with high attention grabbing copy, to maximize the visibility of your listing; showcasing each property in it's highest light.


Upon completion of inspections and renovations, Michelle schedules a meeting with her sellers to look at current and past listings. Together a listing price and plan for market is determined. Proper pricing is extremely important! Michelle is very transparent with her clients, showing them both current and recent sales to determine a basis for the final consideration of where pricing is likely to draw the biggest attention. Once determined, Michelle prepares a property website, promotes the home ahead of MLS release through top agent marketing groups, through off market marketing platforms and through sales meetings. Once on MLS, print ads, open houses, broker tours, private showings and eblasts keep visibility on the home and ensure it's sale smoothly and swiftly.


Once an offer is obtained, Michelle always protects her client's interests through mindful management of all required disclosures and documents and any negotiations, through every step of the escrow process. Michelle is a partner. She is always mindful of respecting each client's unique personality and manner of doing business, enabling a truly painless and enjoyable experience as possible for all involved.


For buyers:


The first step is making sure all buyers are pre-approved with a reliable mortgage broker; one who is used to working with the tight timelines we have in our marketplace. Michelle is familiar with several recommendations, depending on the specific price range and client particular profile for qualification.  From there, she sets up all her buyers on Real Scout, a super intelligent listing platform that enables buyers to tailor their searches to particular communities, property type, beds/baths, price limits. Immediately upon a new listing coming onto MLS, her clients are notified. Michelle previews all new profiled listings and offers her comments to her buyers on what they offer, facilitating a productive tailoring of what is important for them to see.


Michelle listens. Michelle takes notes. Michelle prepares and is confident in making recommendations that match her client's specific wishes and needs. Michelle is an excellent negotiator, but also a recognized team player amongst her peers, enabling the agent on the other end to have confidence the sale will proceed smoothly and efficiently.