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

A Step-by-Step Seller's Guide

Putting your home on the market can be a stressful process, especially when you don’t know what to expect. Fortunately, with the help of experienced Main Line real estate agent Stephanie MacDonald and this easy to follow guide, you can smoothly complete the process. Stephanie is highly revered for giving her clients a personal experience with proven results. Follow these steps to prepare, get organized and sell your home for the best price possible.​​​​​​​

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Transaction Timeline

Backed by a proven process, Compass listings spend 19 fewer days on market than the industry average. A swifter sale means a more seamless seller experience and greater value for you.

1. Position
Evaluate comparable homes
Analyze market trends
Competitively price
Recommend lawyer
Discuss closing costs

2. Pre-market
Launch as a Coming Soon listing
Monitor traffic
Evaluate pricing
Gather qualitative feedback


3. Prepare
Marketing strategy
Listing preparation (staging, floorplan, photography)
Client questionnaires

4. Launch
MLS and syndication

5. Market
Print and digital advertising
Print collateral
Targeted mailers and email campaigns

6. Show
Broker events
Open houses
Lead follow-up


7. Update
Client progress reports
Listing statistics
Price assessment

8. Negotiate
Contingency removal

9. Escrow

10. Close
Sales report


Marketing Timeline

Working with our in-house marketing and advertising agency, I will target the right audience across the most effective channels - all to elevate the style and story of your home.

1. Coming Soon
Coming Soon sign
Digital ads
Email outreach
Direct mail campaign

2. Staging
Appliance upgrades
Virtual staging


3. Imagery
Daytime photography
Twilight photography
Aerial footage
Lifestyle video

4. Floorplan
Traditional floorplan
Virtual walkthrough

5. Listing Launch

6. Signage
Townhouse sign
Window decal
Open house sign


7. Email Campaign
Property announcement
Open house invitations
Company email inclusions

8. Print campaign
Public relations

9. Digital Campaign
Paid social media promotion
Feature on Compass channels Advertising

10. Events
Brokers' open house
Open House
Special events


Once you have sold your home, you’re free to take the next step on your journey. Whether this is relocating to a new city, moving into a larger home, or downsizing and enjoying your life as empty-nesters, knowing all your selling responsibilities have been taken care of will help you achieve peace of mind for your new path.

Our Testimonials

See why our clients love working with us



I can’t recommend Stephanie enough! In this insanely tough market, she relentlessly advocated for us and found us our dream home in the exact town we wanted to be in. She is informed, responsive, and always had our best interes...
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If you're not working with Stephanie and her team to buy or sell your home...then what are you doing?!! Stephanie worked around the clock and even on holidays to find my family our dream home in Haverford. We're first-time buye...
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Melinda A.

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Stephanie! My fiance and I purchased a home in Gladwyne, PA recently and Stephanie truly made it the easiest process for us as new homeowners! She knew exactly what to ask for, when to...
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Nick P.

Stephanie was professional, courtesy, and efficient in helping us find our family's new home. We couldn't have done it without her. She always was well informed about each property we viewed, was always diligent in responding t...
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Charles H.

Our experience with Stephanie and team, from start to finish, was phenomenal. We are relocating to Philadelphia from New York, and Stephanie made our home search simple and stress-free. She gave us great advice on the best way ...
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Susan K

Stephanie was wonderful to work with and really helped us navigate the process of selling our house. Her advice was spot-on and we sold very quickly. I would highly recommend her.
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Stef MacDonald is the consummate professional. She expediently and intelligently sold my home at the asking price, landing a clean deal after a previous sale fell through with another broker. In a week she had the house back on...
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Stephanie helped my husband and I sell our home in Bryn Mawr, PA. She was extremely responsive, professional, knowledgeable of the current market, and offered great advice. She had a wonderful team of people she referred to us ...
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Through years of patience and showing me multiple properties, Stephanie made sure that I made the right decision finally with my purchase. I would confidently endorse her for her intuition in deal-making and getting the best ba...
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Just a big shout out to Stephanie and her team. I recently sold my home with them and they were buttoned up, professional, responsive and a pleasure to work with throughout the process. Selling your home is always an emotional ...
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Stephanie was an absolute pleasure to work with as we searched for our new home. Her professionalism, experience, and extensive knowledge of the real estate market was obvious from our very first meeting with her. She quickly g...
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Seller Client - Wayne

Stephanie was terrific in every way helping me prepare, list, and sell my father's house. She knows the market and process comprehensively and can take care of the thousand details that always come up during a sale. Plus, she's...
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Seller Client - Bryn Mawr

Excellent listener, very responsive, pragmatic representations of market dynamic and sale potential, communicative, and presented thoughtful negotiation tactics.
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Michael B- Bryn Mawr

Stephanie is truly a professional’s professional. She guided us through the purchase of our home, is very knowledgeable about the market, and provides quality services with a 5 star level of responsiveness. We would recommend S...
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Ryan J. - Philadelphia

I had the opportunity to work with Stephanie during the purchase of my first home and she did not disappoint! Stephanie was such an amazing partner from start to finish, easing any stresses I had and making sure I knew what to ...
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Amal G.

We're not sure where we'd be (literally) without Stephanie's expertise and kindness throughout the process of buying our first home. From start to finish in our involved process, she was always available and supportive, while n...
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Our experience with Stephanie was exceptionally professional. Our primary residence is in Puerto Rico, we were interested in purchasing a home in Philadelphia, since two of our children would be attending University in the area...
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Rachel B.

My fiance and I are first time home buyers and when we started this process, the thought of finding a real estate agent was incredibly daunting. Luckily, Stephanie was recommended to us by a coworker and we couldn’t be happier....
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I moved from California having zero experience or understanding of the Philadelphia area. My coworker strongly recommended Stephanie and her team and WOW! She was extremely punctual, detailed oriented, and gave a forward and de...
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Wendy B.

We worked with Stephanie on buying our first multi-family investment property in center city. The seller was also the listing agent and was difficult to deal with. I was glad that we had Stephanie as a go between to negotiate o...
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Work With Us

Stephanie believes that a home is one of the most important and often the biggest investments you make. Whether you’re buying or selling a home on the Main Line, in Center City, or in Southern New Jersey, you can rely on Stephanie’s successful track record and proven expertise.

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