Getting the most for your property means doing more than putting a "For Sale" sign out front. In a competitive market where new properties for sale are added daily, your listing needs to be seen in a variety of places in order to stand out -but it needs to be the right place.
In marketing your home, Punta Cana Lifestyle Real Estate develops a listing that emphasizes your property's unique and sellable aspects. We then put your home in front of thousands of buyers, establishing it on local sources, listing sheets, and Real Estate publications worldwide.
We Price to Sell
Silly as it may sound, lots of real estate agents, even in buyer's markets where little is selling, take overpriced listings, sometimes because they have not educated the seller about the real market conditions. This provides for free advertising by placing signs on the windows. Choose your agent based on honesty, ethics, experience, competence and marketing, and don't chase after those tossing around pie-in-the-sky numbers. It's not pretty websites to attract clients, the agent needs to know how to work with them after they get them in the office.
Unrivaled Online Marketing
According to the National Association of REALTORS®, close to 90% of today’s homebuyers use the Internet in their real estate search. Our Agency goes above and beyond the basic sign and website exposure offered by other Agencies.
We make a financial commitment to market your home through innovative online marketing programs, that reach local and global media. We will market your property for sale to our network of professional, real estate collaborators and make use of online sources to make your listing highly visible. With more than 90% of buyers searching online when looking for a home, that's a part of your marketing strategy, you can't afford to miss!
Not All Agents are the Same
The use of common portals, high-quality marketing are merely the mechanics of the trade. So what sets our Sales Team apart from our Punta Cana Real Estate peers? Below are just a few elements we have identified but they typify the critical ‘must have’ components important to clients when selecting an agent in Punta Cana:
Expert knowledge of the area and the industry – our agents knows their trade inside and out and can answer your questions.
Ethics & Honesty – your time is valuable, and so is ours! We will not waste your time during our listing presentation knocking down the competition. Instead, we will use that valuable moment to show you how we can help you sell your Punta Cana property at the best possible price.
Property styling (where appropriate) – our agents know the mindset of buyers and will present your home in the best possible light to generate high interest and maximize the sale price.
Setting realistic expectations – We give you real prices and tell you what really is going on in this market, so you can price your home correctly and avoid keeping it on the market for too long.
We work with three different types of listing agreements;
► Open Agreement- It is a non-exclusive agreement, meaning the owner may execute open listings with more than one real estate agent and pay only the broker who brings a buyer. With this option, we do minimal promotional efforts but will keep the property on-file. We will show it if a client is looking for a type of property we are missing from our inventory, as this type of listing agreement offers the least amount of commission protection for our agency.
► Semi-Exclusive Agreement- This agreement is ideal for anyone who wants to have the option of finding a buyer directly. The agency and seller agree that both can actively look for a buyer. If the Agency finds a buyer, the Agency keeps the full commission. If the seller or another agent finds a buyer, the Agency will keep a 1% marketing fee. The Agency will provide quality photos and other selling tools that the seller can use for himself or otehr agencies.
► Exclusive Agreement- The property is listed exclusively with our agency, with maximum advertising priorities. All agencies and clients must deal directly through our agency in order to complete the sale.
Why List Under Exclusive Terms?
When you list your property under exclusive terms with Punta Cana Lifestyle Real Estate, your property will be listed on our professionally optimized website as well as in a number of other online directories and portals. Having our own online and print magazine publication, with a new edition every three months, gives you maximum exposure and the best possible chance of selling your property.
► Your property is advertised locally and internationally.
► We implement specialized marketing campaigns to ensure maximum exposure to over 100 websites.
► We expose your property to local and international realtors and qualified buyers.
► We use quality photography and will produce the best marketing material to utilize on all channels.
► You will receive a report of showings and all interests in your property.
► We are the ONLY local Real Estate Agency with its own online and print Publication ‘Punta Cana Lifestyles’-reaching thousands of visitors on vacation with no internet access with our print guide.
Signing an "Exclusive Agreement" for your property doesn’t mean that there won’t be other brokers and agents involved. It simply means it is our job to market your property to buyers and to other agents. Other agents will show your home, maximizing exposure of your home.
What We Sell
We don't just sell 'any' property. We select the best properties, located in the best-selling areas that are a safe and profitable investment. Your property should;
► be priced to sell, at or under market value,
► be in the best condition, with no interior or exterior need of repairs,
► be located in a secure area,
► be in a well-kept, functioning condominium,
► and all properties MUST have title deeds!
After our visit and property evaluation, if we decide it is of interest to our agency, you should submit the following documents;
► Proof of Ownership- You must establish Proof of Ownership with copies of the property's Title, Passports or Cedula of Property Owners, as listed on the title. If property was purchased under a corporation, you must submit a copy of the 'Registro Mercantil' a legal document that states the person signing is an authorized party in the corporation.
► Listing Agreement- We must have an original, signed copy of our listing agreement with all terms.