Seller's Guide

We’ve created this seller’s guide to set you on the right course.

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Seller Timeline




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, commisioning an illustrative floorplan, organizing professional staging, and writing a listing description.


Coming Soon

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


Going Live

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




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.


Making Connections

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




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.


Measuring Success

Your agent provides frequent updates and continuous traffic metrics.


Optimizing the Offer

Following an Offer

Following an offer, your agent contacts all interested parties, reviews 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.




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.


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 keys are handed over to the buyer.

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