Personal Planners For Sellers

The Frick Collection, Fifth Avenue, 70th-to-71st-Street block front

Seller Review

The Seller’s Review and Owner’s Checklist puts the seller’s priorities upfront. With our step-by-step plan, you can pinpoint pricing and clarify marketing decisions before you list your unit. You are welcome to thumb through the Analyzing Fair-Market Value and Addendum: Additional Helpers every step of the way.

Concerns before selling

  • Practical considerations
  • The positives
  • Precondition to go forward

Next home

  • To be determined
  • Decided
  • Other:

Ideal move out date

Sale method

  • Undecided
  • Sell by broker
  • Sell independently

Real estate attorney’s name

Legal documents locator

  • Ownership documents
  • Mortgage instrument
  • Offering plan
  • Prospectus
  • Amendments

For Sale By Owner checklist

Preparation

  • Freshen up
  • Update
  • Staging

Marketing tools

  • Show sheet
  • Photography
  • Listing description
  • Ad copy

Online marketing

  • Creation
  • Distribution

Listing distribution:

Fair market value

  • Asking price range
  • Acceptable offer range
  • To be determined

Ownership type

  • Cooperative
  • Condominium
  • Condop
  • Town House
  • Loft

Dwelling-type

  • Tenement-style
  • Loft
  • Flats (early apartment house)
  • Apartment Hotel (deluxe service)
  • Small Apartment House
  • Pre-war
  • Post-war
  • Apartment House Tower (service-oriented)
  • Row House
  • Town House
  • Brownstone conversion
  • Office building conversion

Neighborhood designation:

  • Lower Manhattan
  • Downtown East
  • Downtown West
  • Midtown East
  • Midtown West
  • Upper East Side
  • Upper West Side
  • Uptown
  • Upper Manhattan

Building data checklist

  • Three past financial statements
  • Maintenance charges
  • Flip tax percentage
  • Assessment amount
  • Financing allowable
  • Application to purchase

Board requirement notes

Appurtenances

  • Elevator
  • Outdoor space
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer/dryer

Laundry room

In apartment

Other

Lobby service

  • Full-time
  • Concierge
  • Attended elevator
  • Part-time
  • No doorman
  • Live-in super

Amenities

Additional services

Indoor

  • Garage
  • Gym
  • Pool
  • Common areas

Outdoor

  • Roof
  • Garden

Room count

Private space

  • Studio

Bedrooms

Number:

  • Convertible space

Bathrooms

Number:

  • Powder room
  • Comments:

Public space

Living room

Dining space type

Kitchen

  • Window
  • Eat-in
  • Galley

Additional spaces

  • Library
  • Servant’s room and bath

Comments:

Valuable Considerations

Exposure

  • N E S W

Light

  • Bright
  • Direct sunlight
  • Other

View

  • Park
  • River
  • Skyline
  • Cityscape
  • Street
  • Garden
  • Other

Private outdoor space

  • Balcony
  • Juliette balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden

Special considerations

  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Moldings
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Built-ins
  • Window type
  • Closet space