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Jim Johnston, Sr. Consultant, CRS, CRB, GRI

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                       MARKETING PROGRAM







A.   Multiple Listing Service of Northern Illinois (Regional), used by approximately 29,456 Brokers and Sales Associates.

B.   MAP Multiple Listing Service, with over 4,000 associates and 242 offices.


II   RE/MAX Exposure


A.    RE/MAX of Northern Illinois consists of 1154 individually

 owned offices with over 3,754 full-time professional sales associates and is the top real estate sales organization in the six county metropolitan area.  This affiliation provides many referred buyers to our immediate area.

B.          The Johnston Team places listings on the RE/MAX HomeWEB, a web site on the Internet which gives your home full color photographic exposure to 40 million users of the Internet including over 17,000 corporate relocation offices.





A.              RE/MAX Real Estate Guide, a monthly pictorial advertising magazine and one of Chicagoland?s most widely distributed real estate magazines.

B.              Today?s Lifestyle, whose distribution covers the Fox Valley from McHenry County to Aurora.

C.              HOMES Magazine, with distribution in Chicago?s western and northwestern  Suburban communities.

D.              Chicago Tribune?s Friday Your Place, a pull-out magazine supplement to the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

E.              Chicago Tribune Sunday classifieds.

F.              Daily Herald Real Estate Section, specialized real estate exposure in Chicago?s suburban newspaper.

G.              Courier News Saturday Real Estate Section and Courier News Sunday classified ads.

H.              Drive-Buy Radio, an exciting Home-seller service that provides on-the-spot FM advertising for your home.




A.              I will enter the property information into Multiple listing Service of Northern Illinois and MAP Multiple Listing Service.  Within 24 hours of the property being listed, a ?hot sheet? is printed up in every real estate office belonging to the MLS. The first items listed on this sheet are new listings.

B.              I will  make available to you a home warranty designed to make you home more marketable and help protect you even after the sale.

C.              I will  assist you in preparing your home for market.

D.              I will  advise you on procedures for showings to prospective Buyers.

E.              I will  place a bulletin of your listing with a photograph in the mailbox of our RE/MAX Associates agents for their waiting buyers.

F.              I will place a RE/MAX sign in your yard alerting the neighborhood that your house is on the market.

G.              I will enter the property on the RE/MAX new listings board.

H.              I will mail announcements to homeowners in your neighborhood letting them know you?re selling your home and asking if they know anyone who may be a prospective buyer.

I.              I will  hold an open house tour for cooperating brokers in our area.

J.              I will  develop a list of features and benefits of your home for the cooperating agents to use with potential buyers when showing your home and mail to selected business and referral sources.

K.              I will  supervise the showing arrangements and assist in showings as needed.

L.              I will  make suggestions and advise you as to any changes you may want to make in your property to make it even more marketable to the buyer.

M.              I will  constantly update you as to any changes in the market both in prices and changes in the money market and their effects on the sale of your property.

N.              I will  keep you informed of comments, remarks or suggestions from all sales people who have shown your home.

O.              I will  pre-qualify (when possible) all prospective buyers.

P.              I will  make you completely aware of all the various methods of financing that your buyer may want to use.

Q.              I will  provide for you on a regular basis a resume of advertising and marketing activity.

R.              I will  when a contract is presented, explain, advise and assist you through all of the negotiations.

S.              I will  when a contract is accepted by you, see that your attorney receives all of the necessary paperwork and information he needs to efficiently serve you.

T.              I will  keep in close contact with the mortgage lender and supply any information they may need.

U.              I will  meet the mortgage lender?s appraiser at your property and see that he receives all information he requires.

V.              I will  accompany you to the closing.


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