Shawn Ritchey, Principal Broker
Realtors and Auctioneers
111 S. Walnut St. Cynthiana, KY 41031
Phone (859) 234-2911
Fax (859) 234-6697
We can help you with all aspects of the buying, selling
or auction process!
GETTING YOUR PROPERTY READY FOR THE MARKET
In order to maintain the market value of your property, the most important thing you
can do is maintain your property. Cleanliness says a lot more to a potential buyer than clean - it says “well maintained”. Repairing leaking faucets, toilets, gutters, etc… early will eliminate costly repairs later and save you hundreds of dollars when you are negotiating the sale of your home.
When you decide to remodel use common sense, not all remodeling or upgrade cost can be recovered. Removing clutter and personal items will help potential buyers visualize your property as their home.
The Switzer Team has the experience to help you prepare your property for the
market. We can make recommendations to help you realize maximum market value.
DETERMINING A FAIR MARKET VALUE
A property is worth only the amount of money a willing and able buyer is prepared to pay and a willing and able seller can deliver.
We have accurately been valuing property since 1959.
Let us help you determine the fair market price for your home.
MARKETING YOUR PROPERTY
We are a cooperative agency, meaning we encourage all licensed real estate professionals to show our listings to their buyer clients.
This cooperation ensures you that every potential buyer will have the opportunity to bid on your property without additional cost to you.
The Switzer Team can prepare a marketing strategy specifically for your property.
We know the properties we are advertising, we know the market, we know how to follow-up and close the deal.
CHOOSE A PROFESSIONAL
Choosing your home is perhaps one of life’s most difficult decisions.
After all, it is the largest investment most people will ever make.
To choose wisely requires time, effort, patience and above all expert advice.
Owning your own real estate is a symbol of personal prosperity. Switzer Associates can help you turn that symbol into reality.
KNOW YOUR FINANCIAL STATUS
Switzer Associates are experts in real estate investments.
We can guide you through a process to determine an amount of money your budget can comfortably handle.
We can provide a list of bankers and mortgage companies in your area so that you can pre-qualify for a loan.
Sellers are more willing to negotiate when they have some assurances that the buyer is not only willing but able to purchase their property.
FINDING YOUR PROPERTY
We are a cooperative agency, meaning we can show you all available Realtor listed properties in your desired area.
This cooperation simplifies your search and you have only one point of contact for all your real estate needs.
Once we have found the property that meets your requirements, both in terms of your budget and living comfort, we will help you negotiate with the seller a contract satisfactory to both parties.
We can provide list of lenders, home inspectors, attorneys and other professionals who may be needed to close your transaction.
FIVE DISTINCT ADVANTAGES TO SELL REAL ESTATE AT AUCTION
1. You get immediate action.
2. People who have shown interest in your property will realize that if they want it, they must commit themselves to purchase it at a definite time and place.
3. It focuses the attention of all prospective buyers upon your property, and they are put on notice that the property will sell to the highest bidder at a specific time and place.
4. The auction method is done in a manner where there can be no criticism as to price obtained. Courts, Trustees and business professionals everywhere, in most cases, have held that an Auction well advertised and well attended will determine a fair market value over all other methods.
5. It’s the only way to sell with a good possibility of obtaining a higher price than the original asking price.
POWER OF THE AUCTION METHOD
During the past two decades auctions have increased so greatly in popularity that over 40% of the properties sold in this country are marketed by the AUCTION method.
According to the National Association of Auctioneers more than $113 billion dollars in real estate alone sells at auction every year.
At auction, you set the terms and conditions, eliminate extended market time, obtain a fair market value, avoid contingencies, and quickly liquefy your assets.
Auctions are no longer considered a “Last Resort” but a useful marketing tool to be considered as the “First Alternative”.
Switzer Auctioneers are experts in the auction method.
We can aid in Estate Settlements, Dissolution of Partnerships, Business Liquidations and Bankruptcies.