So you want to sell your home but you’re not sure where to begin. There's what seems to be an overwhelming number of items staring you straight in the face, including timing, price points, marketing concerns and many others.
But while these questions are vitally important, we're here to tell you that the most important question of all is the very first one you should consider, and the one you should devote the greatest amount of time to.
Who should I choose for my real estate agent or team?
Truth be told, if you give that question some serious thought and answer it thoughtfully, completely and correctly, all of the other questions will be handled for you without worry or concern.
And we're here today to tell you why you should choose the Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty.
We here at the Oldfather Group pride ourselves in being one of the top real estate teams in southern Delaware, ranking first in buyer represented sales for 2015 and in the top five for most other categories during that same year.
We can give you an unparalleled level of service, and we have a reputation for selling homes faster and for higher dollar amounts than other firms in our area.
You really can’t go wrong with choosing us to sell your home. We know this in our hearts to be true, but we’re not going to just make that statement and leave it hanging there. We’re going to back it up and give you plenty of reasons why we’re the best choice for you and your property.
And we’re going to do that right now.
Trust. We’ve worked hard over the years to establish our reputation in southern Delaware and we welcome you to ask around about us. Chances are pretty good that someone you know has worked with us before. If, by chance, no one in your circle of friends has a history with us, give us a ring at 302-260-2000 and we’ll be happy to give you a few names and phone numbers. We're very transparent here at the Oldfather Group and we work very hard to ensure that every client is satisfied.
Experience. We opened our firm in Rehoboth in 2005 and have grown from just one committed agent to one of the largest firms in Sussex County. We now have more than a dozen agents working for our company, in addition to a fantastic staff made up of marketing specialists, photographers, professional writers and more. When you hire the Oldfather Group, you hire a devoted and committed team that works hard to successfully guide each client from listing consultation to the closing table.
The Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s Name. The Oldfather Group is connected with Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the biggest names in real estate. Sotheby’s International Realty is an exclusive association of high-quality residential brokerage companies located around the world. With that association comes many benefits, including an exclusive broker-to-broker network and quality representation.
Success. The Oldfather Group currently ranks in the top one-half percent of all real estate brokerages in the United States, as recognized by the Wall Street Journal and www.realtrends.com. Read more about that recognition HERE.
Marketing. Simply put, the Oldfather Group is committed to spending more on marketing our properties than anyone else. In fact, our marketing budget is nearly $1 million per year. This includes our “Multi-phase Over 100 Point Method” to ensure maximum marketing exposure for your home.
Local Expertise. Our agents have several decades of combined experience selling homes, many of those years spend in either Delaware or neighboring Maryland. We have experts on every locale and every municipality, and we take a great deal of pride in that. If you’re searching for local expertise, you won’t find more of it than at the Oldfather Group.
Zillow Relationship. We have an exclusive relationship with the Zillow Corp., which has become the top real estate portal in the country. Our CEO Dustin Oldfather has been invited more than once to participate in special gatherings at Zillow headquarters in Seattle and we currently have, as a company, more than 150 Five Star Zillow reviews in our portfolio.
Home Selling Method. We'll let Chief Executive Dustin Oldfather tell you about this one himself. Click on the video below to learn more.
Tom Ferry Coaching. We're the only real estate firm in the area to be chosen for the exclusive Tom Ferry coaching program, which we are very proud of. Read more about that HERE.
Virtual Reality Tours. In addition to our professional photography, writing and marketing, we also offer virtual reality tours of our properties. These really allow your home to “pop off the page” when visitors log on and take a look. Click the photo below to "take the tour" and learn more about this valuable service.
Tiger Leads. With this service, we generate between 400 and 800 inquiries each month and have more than 22,000 buyers in our database. That’s quite the potential audience for your property, wouldn’t you agree?
The Oldfather Group Advantage. When you hire the Oldfather Group, you have more than 35 people working together to get your home sold. We give each client a service plan, consistent feedback and marketing reports every 30 days. Just another way we go above and beyond for each of our valued clients.