introducing Coldwell Banker's

RealVitalize Program

Get your home ready to sell for the most amount of money, in the shortest period of time. The best part? It's with $0 out of your pocket upfront.

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What's RealVitalize?

The RealVitalize program, powered by HomeAdvisor, is an exclusive offering for Coldwell Banker West Shell clients that helps with home improvements and repairs to prep your home for sale. We cover your upfront costs and get paid back when your home sells. No hidden fees, interest charges or markups.

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HomeAdvisor offers the nation’s largest network of pre-screened, homeowner-rated home service professionals. They’ll connect you with top-rated local pros to ensure you are getting the best service provider to get the job done right.

Clients can call for a project consultation. A project consultant will then work with you to arrange services, agree on pricing and manage projects from start to finish. All services will be billed to Coldwell Banker and recouped from the client at closing with no hidden fees, interest charges or markups.
Production Builders: These are your volume based builders, which can build 50+ homes a year. They typically build in specific communities (not necessary off-site) and have a variety of home plans to choose from.

Semi-custom Builders: Also known as Semi-production, these types of builders tend to offer a little more customization when it comes to plans and selections. They have their process and model, but might give you the leeway to change a plan or bring an outside selection in. They typically build anywhere from 20-75 homes per year.

Custom Builders: There's no restriction with most custom builders. In fact, we like to call these builders the "start from scratch option." They craft your vision by offering guidance and direction. Many custom builders have plans for inspiration (or as a starting point) while others have you sit down with an architect to design your home right in front of your eyes. Typically, custom homes come with a higher price and a little more ambiguity because the parameters aren't identified on day one.

Keep in mind that many builders don't fit perfectly into any category so interview each builder based on what you're looking for to see who might be the best fit.

The project consultant will work with you to book service appointments that fit conveniently into their schedules.

Coldwell Banker West Shell does not charge a fee for RealVitalize. All services are billed to Coldwell Banker West Shell and the seller pays back the costs to Coldwell Banker at closing, with no hidden fees, interest charges or markups.

If your listing does not close within 12 months from the execution date of a RealVitalize contract, you will be responsible for paying Coldwell Banker West Shell an amount equal to the value of services that were undertaken during the contract period.

RealVitalize will cover the costs up to an amount equal to the Listing Side Real Estate Commission set forth in the listing agreement at the agreed-upon price but not to exceed $50,000.

HomeAdvisor has a rigorous screening process for its service providers, including background checks and licensing requirements. RealVitalize participating HomeAdvisor providers were selected for having the highest customer ratings and experience.

Before HomeAdvisor begins any work, the price will be clearly communicated and the seller will have the chance to review any quote before work is performed. If the seller disagrees with the price, the seller or agent can work with the dedicated HomeAdvisor project consultant to find a different provider or change the scope of the work.

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Interested in learning more about RealVitalize?

If you're thinking of selling, this program is worth considering. We'd love to answer any questions you have and help you make the decision that's right for you!

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