Helpful Articles for Sellers

Laura Berman moved to Grass Valley in 1979 and began her career as a Grass Valley real estate agent in 1986. As a member of the Nevada Association of Realtors, Placer Association of Realtors and the Sutter, Yuba Board she is able to give property extensive coverage directly to agents and those seeking information on sites such as, Trulia, Zillow, niche property publications for specialized properties. A full list of the web sites are available. For maximum coverage Laura produces a web page for each property. A color flyer is provided along with an information sheet, property plot map so other agents and their prospective buyers can readily appreciate all benefits of a property.

As an added value, Laura supplies a Seller's Guarantee, 14 Day Action plan, and a FREE Pest Report when client's list their house with her so they know if there are any needed repairs prior to agreeing on a sale price. She vows that a seller can fire her if she does not provide the real estate services specified. At the end of a transaction Laura provides a binder that is tabbed and indexed with all the real estate contracts, documents and inspections that have been compiled during the transaction.

14 Day "Listing" Action Plan

Laura’s focus is on listening to her clients to find out what their personal needs are in selling their home. Her banking background provides her clients with different financing options that a buyer may be using and complexities of offers with FHA, VA, Cal Vet and Seller Financing requests. She follows up with each agent that shows the property to see if there is something that can be done to make the property more attractive to the buyers. These findings are reported back to the seller so appropriate steps may be taken to rectify a problem that may be hindering a sale

She gives her personal guarantee that she will strive, both for buyers and for sellers, to complete negotiations, marketing, contract skills and professional guidance to a level beyond their expectations. Her negotiating skills have consistently made her among the top producing real estate agents in Nevada County and the surrounding areas. If a repair should be needed during the sales process Laura has a list of over 200 service providers that have been referred by her past clients that is available assistance from plumbers, electricians, contractors, etc.

She received Business Woman of the Year in 2005, and featured in the California Real Estate magazine in March 1990.

Besides assisting buyers and sellers with homes and land to a "win-win" goal in mind, Laura also has the reputation of being the 'country property' real estate agent in the area. Owning her own ranch she has had college classes in agricultural issues, from water, pasture management, zoning to layout and design of facilities.

Laura's ethics and hard work have been appreciated by her clients. Here are a few of the letters she has received.

Client Testimonials

Laura's Seller Guarantee

14 Day "Listing" Action Plan

Consumer's Guide to Selecting a Realtor

14 Questions to ask a Realtor

90 Ways to Help Sell Your Home

7 Deadly Sins of Overpricing

Big Six Home Selling Factors

How To Get Top Dollar In Any Market

De-personalize The House

Removing Clutter

Fixing Up the Outside of the House

Fixing Up the Interior of the House

How to Get Top Dollar for Your Home

Home Improvements

Important Details of a Listing Contract

Three Important Items on the Listing Contract

Types of Real Estate Listing Contracts

Tips for Selling the Farm


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