Seller's Guide

Everything you need to know about putting your home on the market, accepting an offer, and closing on your home.

Home Listing Process

  • Tour your home.
  • Show us what works! What doesn't?
  • Evaluate comparable homes - CMA. Analyze the market.
  • Add you as a new client.
  • Get the ball rolling - listing agreement, open title.
  • Create a listing comp collection.
  • Apply to Compass Concierge
  • Consider pre-inspections (major systems, sewer scope).
  • Review comps in Compass Collection.
  • Complete needed repairs.
  • Consider possible upgrades.
  • Schedule outside maintenance & landscaping.

Watch market to competitively price.
Create the best first impression through:

  • Thorough cleaning
  • Staging or re-design
  • Professional photos
  • Matterport & floorplans

Choose signage and location.

  • Print and digital advertising.
  • MLS Database
  • Platform Syndication
  • Social Media
  • Broker Events.
  • Opens houses / Twilight opens.
  • Special Events.
  • Keep the home showing-ready.
  • Try to get away at least one weekend to get the most traffic.
  • Buyer/Agent Feedback.
  • Listing Insights.
  • Lead Follow-up.
  • Price Assessment.
  • Break down all the elements of the offer
  • Create a spreadsheet IF necessary.
  • Due diligence on the buyer and their lending.
  • Mutual Acceptance.

We will keep you updated on all the moving pieces through closing:

  • Buyer Contingencies
  • Inspections
  • Title
  • Financing
  • Underwriting
  • Looking for appraisal to come in at offer value.
  • All seller possessions were removed from the interior.
  • Garage and yard (including - paints, cleaning supplies, garden, shed, and EVERYTHING!)
  • Seller Cleaning
  • Cheers to your sale!

Our Testimonials


Kerry N.

Kristin provided the marketing services in support of our company's conversion of 264 apartment units to condominiums, and the subsequent positioning and selling of these homes. She created excellent sales collateral materials...
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John H.

Kristin was very helpful in assisting our family through a very complex and stressful real estate transaction. She made sure every detail was taken care of and that we were taken care of every step of the way.
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John H.

Kristin was instrumental in the sell out of 264 condominiums in the Seattle area. Her creativity produced highly qualified traffic that resulted in a very successful marketing campaign and the sellout of all of our condominiu...
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Jeff N.

Both Joyce and Kristin were a fantastic team and they have the connections to make selling property quite painless. They are very communicative, and I got a feeling from the very beginning of our process that they truly had my...
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Christin P.

Consistent! Kristen is one of the kindest agents on the MARKET today! Like a great house she is the solid foundation to everything that this tough market needs. Kristen (unlike 99%) of the agents out there .... will go the ex...
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Jillian and Logan P.

I have had the opportunity to work with multiple real estate agents and after working with you I will never switch again. You turned what was a difficult, frustrating, and at times defeating situation into a win. I am grateful...
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Jerry W.

I would like to take a moment to thank both you and your mother, Joyce, for your help seeing me through the process of selling my home. Your professionalism and good humor made what could have been a difficult process seem (al...
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The Jones Family

It was such a pleasure working with you on the sale of our Green Lake home. Your professionalism, experience, communication, and genuine kindness was appreciated every step of the way. Your staging and marketing services allow...
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Janice and Jim L.

My husband and I would like to thank Kristin and Joyce for all that they did for us in selling our home. They talked us through the process step by step. We lived in this house for 40 years and they helped us develop a plan to...
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The sale of my former Wallingford house was brought up on Redfin, with all info regarding specs, sale price, etc. It also showed half a dozen homes that sold with comparable specs, i.e. 3 bedroom, 1-3/4 bath, 14XX sq ft, etc, ...
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Michael and Amanda S.

We have worked with Kristin as both buyers and sellers of commercial and residential properties in the Ballard area of Seattle. We love working with Kristin because she is clear and honest with her communication, she has a stro...
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Michael Z.

In the Summer/Fall of 2018, I had an exceptionally good experience in selling my late uncle’s house with Kristin Frosaker and Joyce Hollenbeck. I’d selected them after interviewing four other realtors and finding that they had...
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I met Joyce and Kristin, a mother-daughter team through a neighbor that was getting ready to sell his house. These agents had this dynamic rhythm and this flow of energy that made you think that they were your friends as soon ...
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Timothy P.

Kudos to Kristin Frosaker! This is the second transaction in less than a year that we’ve had the pleasure of working with her. Initially we engaged her to list our house in Woodinville because the agent we were using at the tim...
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Alex G.

I met Kristin by chance at an open house in Ravenna, and what a lucky chance encounter it was. Kristin worked tirelessly for me at every stage of the house hunting process. I have a very busy schedule with little flexibility - ...
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Quyen T.

When my husband and I made the spontaneous decision to sell our Seattle home to be closer to family in California, Kristin and Joyce were at our doorstep within 24 hours of our phone call. We had chosen them based on their mont...
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Airiona B.

We could not have had a better experience searching for our "forever home" then with Kristin! She was very available to meet us at homes we were interested in, even if they were just for comparison or we were just curious. We n...
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Conlin R.

Kristin helped my wife and I buy our first house in Seattle, and if you want a real estate broker who will go the extra mile for you, she is the one! She is very personable and straightforward, showed us several homes that met ...
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Kevin D.

We wanted a more personalized, hands-on approach to our home search and we were referred to Kristin by my co-working colleague who had recently purchased a home with her help. Within days, we had many good listings that matched...
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Crowley C.

My wife and I recently moved to Seattle and worked with Kristin to find a home after a recommendation from our mortgage broker. She was very willing to show us several houses in different neighborhoods which helped us prioritiz...
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