We do things differently
In a world full of real estate agents, Caine Statham come with a simple system designed to get you, maximum available market price, for your home.
The Caine Statham Difference
Before any home can be successfully sold, or purchased, there are some fundamentals that need to be taken into consideration first, before a home is taken to the market.
The condition of the home has to be assessed.
The financial value of the home has to be considered.
The home has to be prepared for the market.
The home needs to be presented in a way, that will encourage buyers to consider it for their next home.
The home has to be marketed to the interested buyers, so they know it's available to buy.
And you should want to remove the risk of buying the home, for both yourself, your buyer, and their bank.
That's the principles of successful real estate in a nutshell.
Here's how we handle those 6 steps at CAINE STATHAM.
Firstly, we have the home inspected, before it goes to market. This allows us to inspect, detect and correct any issues that your home has, that may make it less desirable, or unsellable to potential buyers.
We help you get your home just right, by arranging for a soft wash of its external walls, the cleaning of its gutters, and the sealing of any fine lines and cracks.
After any issues discovered are dealt with, we arrange for a Registered Public Valuation of your property. In most cases, you, the buyers, and ourselves, are not registered valuers. Using a registered valuation, gives all parties a professional startpoint from which to negotiate the final sale price of your home.
To present your home, in its best light, we will help stage your home, we are told that good staging, can add an extra 10% to the final sales price, so that's a part of the sales price we include in all our listings for clients.
5. professional photography
Now that the home is clean, inspected, and looking good, we arrange for a professional photographer to take the pictures, that we will be using online, and in print, to show the benefits of your home, to all the potential buyers we can reach.
6. building inspector onsite
Now that we have people that want to come, and view your home, we will not only have an experienced agent on hand to show off your home to buyers, but we will have a building inspector on hand for open homes, to discuss any of the issues, a prospective buyer may have, while they are onsite and interested in knowing as much as they can about what your home could mean, to them and their family.
7. five year moisture intrusion guarantee
Plus, that's the perfect time to explain the "5 Year Moisture Intrusion Guarantee" that we offer with all the homes we market for our clients.
The 5 Year Moisture Intrusion Guarantee is about Risk Reversal, where we remove the risk of buying of your home, and with it any related moisture worries, from the potential buyer, to our building inspectors.
The same inspectors, who have inspected it before going to market, and who are the best people to warrant the condition of your home, and stand behind it for the next 5 years.
It's one thing to tell someone your home is in good condition, it's a different thing entirely to stand behind it, and put your money where your mouth is.
8. guaranteeing since 2015
Our inspectors have been guaranteeing the cladding performance of plaster homes since 2015, and have performed over 800 inspections and assessments, on houses from Christchurch to Auckland since 2015.
So of all the people, in a position to assess and guarantee plaster homes, these guys would be up at the front of the line, and that's what we bring to your buyers, and their banks, to ensure they are not not taking a punt on your home.
9. wi-fi sensors underpin the guarantee
Wi-fi sensors are installed into the walls of your home, which allows ongoing daily monitoring of your home, and it is this monitoring that underpins the 5 year Moisture Intrusion Warranty, and makes your home, a safer and prudent purchase, for any interested parties.
10. not every home can be listed
Checking homes, and providing guarantees to the ones we list, means we are not able to list every house we are offered, so we only bring to the market homes, that meet our standards, homes that have been tested by experts, and passed a variety of testing systems.
Listing with Caine Statham, shows to the market, that your home has been thoroughly tested, and has successfully passed our inspectors standards, bringing peace of mind to both you, and your buyers.
11. remedial repairs can be done
If your home is tested, and their are things to remedy, these can be done for you, and when rectified, the same guarantee will be applied.
That's what we do, and that's our point of difference.
12. all done for a fixed fee
Plus we do this all for a fixed fee, and all the inspections, valuations, soft washing, and marketing is included in the one fixed price.
If this sounds like a great solution, give us a call now, put on a coffee and invite us around for a chat.
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