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Buy Your Home With One of the Top-Producing Real Estate Teams in Chicago

Most home sellers dream about a stress-free sale in which they simply advertise their home, find a qualified buyer immediately, receive the money, and hand over the keys. The reality is that selling a home involves a lot of moving parts, some of which you can influence and others which are beyond your control.

You need a team that knows the market! 

Seller Timeline
01

Setting the Stage

From applying a fresh coat of paint to rearranging furniture, your Compass agent will work with you to ensure the property is visually ready for showing. Your agent will prepare to market your property. Preparations might include scheduling a professional photoshoot, commissioning an illustrative floorplan, organizing professional staging, and writing a listing description.

03

Going Live

For the duration of the selling process, your property will be showcased on Compass.com and shared across our 100+ partner sites.

05

Making Connections

Your agent continuously leverages professional contacts to find ideal buyer brokers. Open houses are hosted for both brokers and clients on an ongoing basis.

07

Measuring Success

Your agent provides frequent updates and continuous traffic metrics.

09

Negotiating the Details

Your agent observes and records all contingency periods throughout the in-contract stage. A property appraisal and home inspection take place, and any further negotiations are managed. All financial and supplemental information is collated and submitted to the managing agent.

02

Coming Soon

Your Compass Agent will network and market the property before "going live" to drive interest among prospective buyers and their agents.

04

Spreading the Word

Your agent will develop and execute a marketing plan. They will work with the Compass marketing team to produce beautiful print collateral to strategically showcase your property. Eye-catching yard signs are produced and placed outside your property.

06

Building a Strategy

Your agent conducts an assessment of the market response within the first few days your listing is live. Feedback from agents and buyers is aggregated, and the listing strategy can be revised if necessary.

08

Optimizing the Offer

Following an offer, your agent contacts all interested parties to review the offer terms and communicates all counteroffer options with you. The contract is negotiated and accepted, and the transaction summary is circulated to all parties.

10

Completing the Close

A date is set with the closing company. Meanwhile, your Compass agent will provide resources for repairs, moving details, and transfer of utilities. Your agent arranges the final walk-through and finally the closing, at which time the keys are handed over to the buyer.

Key Terms Sellers Should Know

Maximize The
Value of Your Home

Compass Concierge is the hassle-free way to sell your home faster and for a higher price. From staging to renovation, our exclusive Concierge program transforms your home with zero upfront costs and. no interest. By investing in your home's potential, we aim to provide a swifter, more profitable sale.

Key Services Include

Fresh paint
Strategic staging
Updated HVAC
Updated plumbing
Cosmetic renovations
Decluttering
Landscaping

Custom closets
Moving support
Storage support
Roofing repair
Upgraded electric
Structural fencing

Pre-Marketing Your Home

Drive buyer interest and buzz with Compass Coming Soon, which affords prospective buyers a glimpse of your home before it officially comes on the market.

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