YOUR TRUSTED ADVISORS

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The phrase YOUR TRUSTED ADVISORS, is not just a catchy marketing slogan to us, it’s a philosophy, a way of doing business. We feel these two words most accurately describe what The Donovan Team is all about. The word trust is defined as a belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, and effective. The word advise means to give advice to someone; to recommend or suggest something; to give information to someone.

We go to great lengths to demonstrate our high level of character and competence thus allowing us to earn your trust. We want you to know and feel that we always have your best interests in mind. As your advisor we will walk you through the sale or purchase of your home, providing you with our professional recommendations and insightful market data but the final decision will always be yours to make. Our clients are confident that our recommendations are in line with our number one goal which is to help them make the best decisions for them and their family. This confidence has allowed them to make the right decisions time and time again.

INITIAL CONSULTATION

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The Donovan Team welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your specific real estate goals.  We break taking a new listing into three steps.

Step one: we will meet with you at your home to discuss your motivation for selling, tour your home, and discuss our marketing game plan, (please note we do not ask you to sign anything at this meeting).

Step two: now that we have reviewed your home in detail we can now do a market analysis to determine where you stand in today’s market place.  This analysis includes sold comps for your community as well as homes that are active, under contract, or recently withdrawn.  Additionally, we will provide you with valuable statistics for the listing’s within your community. Finally, we will provide you with a recommended list price range, an estimated sales price, and an estimated net sheet which will include your mortgage payoff and all closing cost associated with the sale of your home.

Step three: once you have reviewed the market analysis and if you have decided that now is the right time for you to list your property, we will come out to sign the listing paperwork, discuss showings, and answer any questions you may have.

LISTING WITH US

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Here is a list of the topics we will discuss and the strategies that are a part of our marketing game plan for your home.

  • -Customer Service/ The Donovan Team
  • -In Depth Market Analysis
  • -The Four Main Factors… Price, Location, Condition/Style, Market Condition
  • -Minimizing Stress and Increase Profit
  • -Optimizing Condition with our Home Enhancement Checklist
  • -Maximize Internet Exposure
  • -Professional Photos & Virtual Tour
  • -Home Staging
  • -Brochures
  • -Agent to Agent Marketing
  • -Negotiating and Structuring the Sale
  • -Complete Transaction Management

MILITARY APPRECIATION PROGRAM

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The Donovan Team is pleased to announce the development of our Military Appreciation Program. The men and women of our military and their families sacrifice a great deal for our country. In an effort to give them a small thank-you for all that they do we introduce our Military Appreciation Program. The Donovan Team and Remax Leading Edge will be providing an agent credit of 10% of The Donovan Team’s total commission to go towards the closing costs of our VA eligible buyers and sellers.

AREAS WE COVER

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We cover Southern Maryland to Baltimore County and everything in between. This includes the following counties; Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Howard, Prince George’s, and Queen Anne’s. If you are looking to purchase or sell a home that is not in one of these areas we would be happy to refer you to a highly qualified agent in your area. We have access to a nationwide referral directory, filled with professionals that share our philosophies, and who will strive to provide you with A+ service. 

MOVING OUT OF STATE OR TO AN AREA OUTSIDE OF OUR TERRITORY

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We are club net members of the most successful real estate coaching company in the world. The realtors that belong to this coaching company average 6 times more business than other agents nationwide. As club net members we have access to a nationwide referral directory. We would be happy to refer you to another world class agent in a different location that shares the same professional principals as we do. Once we have referred you we will periodically contact you and your agent to make sure everything is going smoothly. We will make sure you receive A+ service from start to finish!