Certificate Of Excellence

Press Release


Local Real Estate Professional Brings Home National Honor

BrokerAgent™ Advisor Honors Achievement

Phoenix, Arizona 4/8/2021

Now in its 25th year, BrokerAgent™ Advisor celebrates the success and accomplishment of the industry’s finest real estate professionals through it’s exclusive ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Program.

Through proprietary criteria, formulas, and other valuable considerations, Melissa Richardson of  NextHome Arctic sun has been distinguished by BrokerAgent™ Advisor as one of the best in business based on achievement, potential, leadership, ethics, community value, experience, capability, and trust for their service during the calendar year of 2020.

Melissa Richardson exemplifies the type of professional we designed this award for,” says Chad Golladay, Executive Publisher of BrokerAgent™ Advisor. “A true credit to their company, profession, and community both inside and outside of their real estate practice; one with whom the honor is truly ours in being able to share this award.”

There is no cost or fee required for this award, and all applicant’s credentials are verified, which makes this honor one of the most genuine in the industry towards identifying those truly worthy of special recognition and distinction.

Melissa Richardson can be found in BrokerAgent™ Advisor’s national online directory of award recipients here:

Welcome Kyle Allison

I would like to welcome Kyle Allison to the MSR properties team at NextHome Arctic Sun. Kyle was born & raised in Fairbanks where he has already made a big footprint in the community with his snow removal business IPLOW. Kyle brings extensive knowledge of the Fairbanks & surrounding areas, and he can offer personable services to his client in Real Estate. I am so excited to have him as part of my team!


The Home Selling Process




1.) Strategic Plan

√ Select Home Selling Agent

√ Review Market Conditions

√ Outline Custom Marketing Plan

√ Determine Pricing Strategy

√ Set Listing Timeline


2.)  Preparation

√ Prepare Property for Marketing & Showings

√ Pre-listing Inspections

√ Photography & Video

√ Creation of Marketing Materials

√ Complete Disclosure Package


3.)  Marketing

√ Submit Listing for National Listings Distribution

√ Website, Video, Photography and All Online Marketing Launched

√ Signage and Advertising


4.)  Showings

√ Setup House Prior to Each Showing

√ Broker’s Tours

√ Open Houses

√ Evening Showings

√ Showings By Appointment


5) . Offers

√ Provide Buyers With Disclosure Packages

√ Accept Offers

√ Review Buyer Financial Qualifications

√ Consideration of Offer Terms

√ Negotiations, Counters and Addendums

√ Offer Acceptance


6.) Escrow

√ Open Escrow Account

√ Buyers Good-Faith Deposit

√ Preliminary Title Report and Documentation Review

√ Contract and Escrow Timeline

√ Home Buyer’s Inspections

√ Appraisal and Lender Review

√ Complete Signed Disclosures

√ Additional Negotiations and Terms


7.) Closing

√ Review File and Confirm All Paperwork

√ Review & Sign Closing Documents

√ Moving & Clean Property for Transfer

√ Loan Funding & Final Cash Deposits

√ Close of Escrow

√ Call Utility Companies About The Sale

√ Proceeds to Seller