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Sell your home with a local expert

Maximizing your value within the shortest timeframe.
Sverdlov Realty Sells

Whether you’re ready to sell or looking for answers, we’ll guide you with data and expertise specific to your area.

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How to Sell a Home in Nashville 

Nashville is one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the world, and we understand that making the decision to sell a home here can be a particularly overwhelming experience. Achieving the optimal return on your investment requires planning and preparedness. 


Preparing the Scene

We provide advice on optimizing your home for the market, suggesting the utilization of our Concierge services. These services have the potential to enhance your home's market value through various improvement offerings. Once these services are finished, we'll arrange a professional photo session and develop a strategic listing plan.


Building Relationships

We consistently utilize our professional network and the Compass Network Tool to identify optimal buyer brokers. Open houses are regularly conducted for both brokers and clients, fostering ongoing connections in the real estate community.

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Promoting Behind
the Scenes

Through our Coming Soon pre-market initiative and leveraging the robust Compass network, you have the opportunity to showcase your property to a select audience of potential buyers in advance. This early preview allows us to collect valuable feedback, build anticipation, and create excitement before the official listing launch.


Launch Day

Your listing gets integrated into RealTracs and is featured on, along with exposure on our extensive network of over 100 partner sites throughout the entire selling process.


Sharing the News

Our marketing team crafts visually stunning print materials to strategically highlight your property. We formulate and implement a smart, effective paid marketing strategy in pertinent publications. Additionally, attention-grabbing property signs are designed and positioned outside your property.


Creative Approach

We evaluate the market response following the initial listing launch, consolidating feedback from both agents and potential buyers. If necessary, we adjust and refine the listing strategy based on this valuable input.


Navigating offers

After receiving an offer, your agent communicates with all interested parties, thoroughly examines the offer terms, and discusses various counter-offer possibilities with you. The contract undergoes negotiation, leading to acceptance, and a comprehensive transaction summary is disseminated to all involved parties.


Measuring Success

We offer consistent one-on-one updates and deliver ongoing traffic metrics to keep you informed of the progress.


Finalizing the Details

We note and observe all contingency periods throughout the in-contract stage, advising should the inspections surface any conditions or repair requests.

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Need a simple solution to bridge the gap between the home you have and the home you want? 

Get access to competitive rates and dedicated support from industry-leading lenders, with the exclusive option to get up to six months of your loan payments fronted when you sell your home with us.



Completing the Close

The property appraisal and home inspection take place. The closing date is set with the attorney. We arranges the final walk­through and closing, at which time the keys are handed over to the buyer

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Private Exclusives
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Work with Denis to sell your home as a Compass Private Exclusive

Listing your home as a private exclusive allows you to control what information is shared about you and your home while still getting exposure to top agents at Compass.

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What to expect

A private exclusive listing is an off-market home that can be shared by a Compass agent directly with their colleagues and their buyers. Property details aren’t disseminated widely and won’t appear on public home search websites.


Privacy is the ultimate commodity and the decision to sell your home is a personal one.


Decide when to share details about your home, including price, more broadly on your own timing.


Retain exposure to Compass agents, including premium placement on our agent facing platform.


Get the best offer by testing the market privately to gather key insights without your listing getting stale.

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Reasons why you might choose to sell your home as a private exclusive:

  • New job or relocation

  • Family changes like marriage or divorce

  • Evolving financial circumstances

  • Health issues

  • Valuable belongings like art or furniture

  • Opposition to holding open houses

My clients and I tested an aggressive price as a Private Exclusive on Compass. Another agent brought buyers to see the home and they submitted a full price, all cash offer within days. My clients said this was the easiest, no hassle sale they’ve experienced!

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Compass Concierge

Exclusive to Compass, our Concierge program fronts the costs of services that can increase the value of your home. From staging, to painting, to cosmetic renovations, there will be no payment collected until your home sells.

Compass Concierge for Sellers

I would absolutely recommend this program to friends. It was so simple. Our agent guided us through the entire process and our home sold for 200k over ask!

- Corey, Seller 

Services may include:

  • Staging

  • Deep-cleaning

  • Decluttering

  • Cosmetic renovations

  • Landscaping

  • Plumbing repair

  • Interior + exterior painting

  • HVAC

  • Roofing repair

  • Sewer lateral inspections + remediation

  • Moving + storage

  • Pest control

  • Custom closet work

  • Fencing

  • Water heating

  • Electrical work

  • Seller-side inspections + evaluations

  • Kitchen improvements

  • Bathroom improvements

Staging Checklist

Streamline your home staging with these pro tips:

The Basics

  • Declutter each room, limiting decorations.

  • Maximize storage by clearing the garage, attic, and closets.

  • Deep clean or hire professionals for a thorough cleaning.

  • Remove personal items like family photos and memorabilia.

  • Ensure all doors, cabinets, and windows function properly.

  • Replace dead light bulbs and open draperies for more natural light.

Living Areas

  • Create open spaces by removing unnecessary furniture.

  • Enhance brightness with strategically placed lamps.

  • Clean and update the fireplace for a polished look.

  • Use coordinated accessories for a cohesive feel.

The Kitchen

  • Clear countertops, leaving a few decorative items.

  • Organize cabinets and drawers, removing mismatched items.

  • Deep clean appliances, including the oven, microwave, and refrigerator.

  • Maximize pantry space by cleaning and organizing.

  • Remove visible trash cans and personal items from the refrigerator.


  • Scrub every surface, including hard-to-reach areas.

  • Remove personal products and replace old shower curtains.

  • Use neutral-colored towels and washcloths for a clean look.

  • Check and repair caulk and grout as needed.

  • Deodorize naturally with baking soda.


  • Maximize closet space by removing unnecessary items.

  • Store valuables in a safe location.

  • Depersonalize by minimizing decorations.

  • Remove electronics and replace gender-specific items with neutral alternatives.

Walls, Windows & Doors

  • Patch holes and consider a fresh coat of paint where needed.

  • Wash windows, inside and out.

  • Repair or replace damaged screens.

  • Update bold colors with bright, neutral alternatives.


  • Power-wash the home exterior, driveway, and porch.

  • Clean or replace the mailbox.

  • Tend to landscaping by weeding, trimming, and adding fresh mulch.

  • Store lawn equipment and toys out of sight.


  • Remove pet hair from surfaces.

  • Use cleaning products for pet stains.

  • Temporarily remove pet items and ensure pets are absent during showings.


  • Consider painting older cabinets for a fresh look.

  • Refresh dated tile with high-adhesion primer and epoxy-based paint.

  • Use mirrors to enhance space and light.

  • Avoid cooking odorous foods on showing days.

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Your home, everywhere

Working with our in-house marketing and advertising agency, your agent will target the right audience across the most effective channels. Our cohesive brand identity will elevate the style and story of your home.

Technology paves the way for answers

Fewer days on market means more value for you

Backed by data-driven strategy, Compass listings spend less time on market than the industry average.

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All information contained on this page was obtained from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sales, or withdrawal without notice. No guarantee, warranty, or representation of any kind is made regarding the completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein. * The annualized sales volume of current Compass agents may include sales volume generated by such agents prior to their affiliation with Compass.

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