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Selling a home? Here are some tips for handling the transition.

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 | No Comments

The process of transitioning your home from one owner to another can be a stressful experience. From the sales process to getting your paperwork in order and

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finally, handing your home off to the new owner, it can be a long and stressful journey. So, what are the steps that can be taken to cut back on the stress? Here are a few that can be used when selling a home!

  • Get Inspected – We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: this step is absolutely vital. Whether you are buying or selling your home, you’ll want an expert and thorough inspection to save you major headaches down the road.
  • Get Organized – There will be a lot to do, so a little planning and organization now, will go a long way. Not only will you be dealing with the stress of moving, there will be the business side of the transaction.
  • Make Lists – There will be so many things to do, a simple list can keep you from having the “I can’t believe I forgot that” moment later. Start with a good solid list (change address with post office, get boxes, organize maintenance documents, etc.)
  • Keep good records – From maintenance to financial records having this information pulled together before starting the sales process will save you the last minute scramble to find things you need.

As the sales process moves forward, you can rest assured that many people have survived this stressful time. From finding a realtor or broker to identifying a buyer and finally through the sale, being prepared by using the steps will make this process easier.


Speaking of transitions, Inspect-It 1st is proud to announce that Greg Adkison has taken ownership of Inspect-It-1st of St. Charles, and is providing professional property inspection services to Realtors, home buyers, sellers and investors in the communities of Saint Charles, Saint Peters, O’Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville, MO.


“I want to make sure my clients have the information they need to help with the home buying or selling process,” Adkison said. “By becoming part of an organization that focuses not only on the technical aspect of this business, but also the customer service, my clients can expect to add an expert partner to their team and assist with their real estate investment.”



For more information about the recent change, you can visit our press release:


Inspect-It 1st of Saint Charles is currently scheduling inspections and can be contacted at:
E- gadkison@inspectit1st.com
P- 636-441-1010
W- http://stcharles.inspectit1st.com



To learn more, please visit www.inspectit1st.com or www.merrymtg.com (http://merrymtg.com/), or contact: Ashley Davis, Brand Manager
P: 877.392.6278 x23 – or – E: adavis@inspectit1st.com.



Martin Lenich Martin Lenich (136 Posts)

In addition to owning his own Inspect-It 1st franchise, Martin Lenich is the General Manager of Inspect-It 1st. Mr. Lenich’s expertise spans over 25 years in the inspection, design, and construction industry, branding and marketing, technical and operational management, risk management, technology implementation, as well as training. As a leader of the Inspect-It 1st team, he continuously identifies opportunities to enhance clients' experiences with Inspect-It 1st, and to keep Inspect-It 1st positioned as the industry's Gold Standard in residential and commercial property inspections. Inspect-It 1st inspectors, “provide the right balance of technical detail and business sensitivity to the art and science of property inspection” – Martin Lenich.

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