Houston / Clear Lake Real Estate - Randy W. Barr, CRS, CCIM

For Sellers


This section includes information and real estate services for selling a home in the Friendswood, Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston and League City areas. Knowing the value of your home in relation to your local real estate market and recent sales is very important. Click here for an online market analysis of your home.

The Free reports are designed to help you in your search for information on selling at the right price. The Resource Center page has important real estate related information from sites that we have researched for you. There are sections devoted to relocation needs, schools, real estate tax information, home and garden, maps and weather, whether you are staying in the Friendswood area or relocating.

The relocation section outlines our relocation services, which also contains a Find a Realtor section to help you search for a real estate agent outside of the Friendswood area.

If you are buying your next home in the Friendswood, Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston, or League City area, please be sure to visit the section For Buyers and do a Home Search.

We hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon. We are always available for personal service by phone or email, so please contact us with questions at any time!

Selling your home shouldn't be a stressful ordeal. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your investment in your home pays off. Our services and experience allow you to focus on your move while We manage your home sale from our initial consultation to the closing deal, and beyond. We pride ourselves on repeat business and hope you'll come to understand why.

What We will do for you
Recent Home Sales
Getting the highest price
Closing Costs

As Your Agent, We Will:

  • Complete a comparative market analysis that will compare your home's value to that of your neighbors.
  • Compile a comprehensive plan detailing all the efforts we will employ to sell your home, including Internet and local media.
  • Present your home to as many qualified buyers as possible getting your home maximum exposure.
  • Help you stage your home and generate curb appeal to ensure you get the highest price.
  • Assist with obtaining offers and help you in negotiating the best deal as smoothly as possible.
  • Help you find your next home and answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.

Recent Home Sales

What are homes selling for on your street? Feel free to contact us to find out what neighborhood homes are selling for, free of charge, or to receive a more detailed analysis of the value of your home.

Getting the Highest Price for Your Home

Curb appeal is key and could make a difference whether people stop and take a flyer, or drive right by. Here are a few tips to increase the curb appeal of your home. Staging your home is important. Many buyers will stay in your home longer if it's staged appropriately. We have compiled some ideas to present your home in the most effective manner.

Closing Costs to Expect:

  • Title insurance fees depend on the sales price of the home.
  • Broker's commission is a full-service fee and will cost anywhere between 5% to 7%.
  • Local property transfer tax, county transfer tax, state transfer tax, and state capital gains tax are the charges that you'll pay for the privilege of selling your home. Credit to the buyer of unpaid real estate taxes for the prior or current year are variable and depend on when you close and when your taxes are due.
  • FHA fees and costs are all fees are now negotiable between an FHA buyer and seller.
  • Home inspections fees are in some circumstances paid for by the seller and include pest, radon and other inspections.
  • Miscellaneous fees can accrue from correcting problems noticed during the home inspection.
Find out how much your closing costs could be.

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