Seller Services

Extensive Local Knowledge

I am a Santa Barbara native and have been a full-time real estate professional with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services here in Santa Barbara since 2001. With 16+ years of experience and knowledge stemming from being involved in hundreds of sales and negotiations, I am consistently one of the highest producing agents and maintain a highly respected reputation within the entire real estate community. Being born and raised in Santa Barbara, I have extensive knowledge of our area from both a local’s perspective as well as a professional realtor.

With this local knowledge I will:

  • Educate you on recent comparable sales that are relevant to your home
  • Educate you on the current competition out there as it relates to your home
  • Educate you on the current state / pulse of the market
  • Educate you on market timing for your home
  • Guide you to understand the local nuances as it relates to your home

Preparing Your Home for Sale

With 16+ years experience as a full-time realtor and over 150 sales, I have the extensive experience needed to help prepare your home for sale in as stress free manner as possible. To maximize value and sell in a timely manner, having your home be seen in its best light is the highest priority.

With these skills I will:

  • Make suggestions on upgrades and changes that maximize value to your home
  • Provide you with an extensive list of resources to help prepare your home (painters, gardeners, handy-men, stagers etc.)
  • Be reliably available to meet and coordinate with any and all work that needs to be done

Marketing Your Home

My strategic marketing plan is designed to showcase the highlights of your home, the immediate neighborhood and build a buzz that will encourage buyers to want to visit your home with their agent, at an open house, and/or via a private showing.

With my MBA background in marketing and 16+ years selling real estate I will:

  • Work with you to set proper realistic expectations for your home
  • Market your home to reach the widest pool of potential buyers, through targeted online campaigns and print advertising
  • Present high quality printed brochures, floor plans, and highlighted facts / features about your home
  • Provide high quality photography for your home
  • Network through online campaigns and Berkshire Hathaway’s Home Services world wide network, to ensure your home reaches local, national and international home buyers

Sell and Buy with Kevin Schmidtchen

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