Selling Your Home

Transaction Process

1. Setting the Stage

From applying a fresh coat of paint to
rearranging furniture, your agent ensures
that the property is visually ready for
Your agent arranges a professional
photo shoot, commissions an illustrative
floorplan, and prepares a listing

2. Going Live

The listing is broadcast on and sent across our
100+ partner sites for the duration of the
selling process.

3. Spreading the Word

The Compass marketing team produces
beautiful print collateral to strategically
showcase your property.
Your agent develops and executes an
intelligent, effective paid marketing plan
in relevant publications.
Eye-catching property signs are
produced and placed outside
your property.

Largest Domestic & Global Network

As the fastest-growing brokerage in the country, our national infrastructure is paired with affiliates in every luxury market around the globe, affording unprecedented property exposure.

Targeting Buyers When They are Here

Your property will be featured in our 8-page, 16-page, and 24-page inserts during peak vacation times. In addition quarter page parade ads keep your property top of mind.

4. Making Connections

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

5. Building a Strategy

Your agent conducts an assessment of
the market response within the first 30
days of your listing going live.
Feedback from agents and buyers is
aggregated, and the listing strategy
revised if needed.

6. Measuring Success

Your agent provides bi-weekly, 1:1
updates and provides continuous traffic


Every single piece — from multipage brochures to custom mailers to open house handouts — creates a cohesive story around your property and elevates it to luxury status.


Using customized media strategies, we showcase your property in advertising campaigns that feel at home in upscale magazines nationwide.

Digital Reach

In an instant, your home is presented
on a robust page on our website
and app, within an array of national
and global platforms, and to the
country's fastest-growing agent-to-agent
network, all to reach the ideal
luxury buyer.

7. Optimizing the Offer

Following an offer, your agent contacts
all interested parties, reviews the offer
terms, and raises all counter-offer
options with you.
The contract is negotiated and
accepted, and the transaction summary
is circulated to all parties.

8. The Final Steps

Your agent notes and observes all
contingency periods throughout the
in-contract stage.
All financial and supplemental
information is collated and submitted to
the managing agent.

9. Case Closed

The property appraisal and home
inspection takes place.
The closing date is set with the attorney.
Your agent arranges the final
walkthrough and closing, at which time
the keys are handed over to the buyer.

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