Selling Your Home is a BIG Deal!!

The Bella Casa Group can Help!

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Meet The Team


Lindsey Canino- Realtor
Frank Canino- Showing Assistant


Trenna Smart- Transaction Coordinator
Kathy Mackay - Professional Coach

Preferred Vendor List


Mack Humphrey
Fairway Home Mortgage
Sr. Loan Officer
M: 720-771-1308
F: 866-399-5306
Shelia Kennelly
Loan Star Home Lending
Sr. Loan Officer
M: 720-297-7192
F: 480-666-5383
Irma Orozco
UMAC Mortgage
O: 720-409-7622
F: 855-818-3016
Dennis Marshall
Commerce Home Mortgage
O: 303-531-7777
F: 303-226-1228

Title Companies

Angela Lombardi
Equity Title Associates
Sr. Escrow Officer
O: 303-563-4643
F: 303-563-4650
North America Title
Pam Weeter
Escrow Officer
O: 303-220-1112
D: 303-352-2195
F: 866-826-2213
Land Title
Tobe Etting
O: 303-331-6252
F: 303-393-4853

My Professional Promise

My professional promise is to provide each and every client with the upmost professionalism, knowledge and compassion. Each of my clients will feel important, informed and taken care of throughout the transaction based on solid communication and undivided attention given to each client and situation. Protecting your best interest is ALWAYS my number one priority! Your happiness is my standard, your referral to your family and friends is our ultimate goal!!!


Code Ethics

Protect and promote my client’s interests, but be honest with all parties. Avoid exaggeration, misrepresentation, and concealment of pertinent facts, do not reveal facts that are confidential under the scope of my agency relationship. Cooperate with other real estate professionals to advance the client’s best interests. When buying or selling, make position in the transaction or interest known. Disclose present or contemplated interest in any property to all parties. Avoid side deals without client’s informed consent. Accept compensation from only one party, except with full disclosure and informed consent. Keep the funds of clients and customers in escrow. Assure, whenever possible, the transactional details are in writing.
Provide equal service to all clients and customers. Be knowledgeable and competent in the fields of practice in which I ordinarily engage. Obtain assistance or disclose lack of experience if necessary. Present a true picture in my advertising and other public representations. Do not engage in the unauthorized practice of law. Be a willing participant in CODE enforcement procedures. Ensure that my comments about other real estate professionals are truthful, and not misleading. Respect the agency relationships and other exclusive relationships recognized by law that other Real Estate Consultants have with their clients. Arbitrate contractual and specific non-contractual disputes with other Real Estate Consultants and with my managing broker.

Community Service & Professional Affiliations

Community Service

  • COMPA: Have volunteered my self and team to assist annually in gathering food and resources for needy families.
  • Denver Rescue Mission: Have Volunteered, donated and participated in food drives each year for this organization each year!
  • Habitat For Humanity: Have donated funds to this organization and 2017 plan to participate in the construction process for 12 new homes for families in need!

Professional Affiliations

  • AAR: Aurora Board Of Realtors
  • IABA: Italian American Business Association
  • Homes for Hero’s Affiliated Realtor

Team Philosophy

  • Honesty- I will always be honest good, bad or indifferent and through this the foundation of trust is built!
  • Integrity- I will always act thorough professional and moral ethics, always will do the right thing!
  • Communication- Is the number one key to listening, understanding, and success is communication between myself and all involved parties at all times!
  • Creativity- I will be creative in finding solutions to problems or turning ideas into results!
  • Teamwork- When we work collaboratively with all trades involved makes a smooth transaction for my client!
  • Success- My success is determined through my clients happiness. A direct result of success is referrals from happy clients!!!

Questions You Should have for your Agent

Will your personality mesh well with your agent's personality? Do they present a wide range of ideas and suggestions to assist you in the home sale process Will they provide status to you on a regular basis to keep you in the loop as far as market updates, showings etc? Do they have backup people to cover shifts? Do they have experience selling property in your area? Do they history of helping negotiate a price in the best interest of their client? Do they have references that you can call to verify if their service is professional, on task, prompt and client focused?
Do they provide marketing materials and a plan to market your home? Have they been Punctual in previous meetings, phone and appointments? Do they have timely responses and prompt follow-up when messages are left for them? Have you encountered any "red flags" when considering their honesty, integrity or professionalism? Are there more requirements on you than there are on them to sell your home? Does the broker allow you to review their materials before you make a decision?

What sets "ME" apart from the rest??

3 Roles I will play as your Agent!
  1. Consultant- I will ask profound, insightful and thought provoking questions of my clients, listen vigilantly and THEN give my expert advice.
  2. Negotiator- I will represent you, your money and your interests as if they were my own. I will negotiate for the best outcome possible on your behalf.
  3. Overseer- I will oversee all the details big and small on your behalf through the entire transaction. This on average for a typically real estate transaction will include:
    • Take to over 43 people in 15 different industries
    • Review over 200 pieces of paperwork
    • Make over 150 phone calls
    • Collect and confirm over 60 signatures
    • Write/Send/Review over 60-100 emails.

What are the Fees?

Understanding what you will be paying for can truly mean the difference between a happy client and an unhappy client.

I believe in working hard for my client, but I also like to make it a point to make sure they not only understand what they are paying for but what I offer to my clients that goes ABOVE and BEYOND what the typical agent offers.

NOTE:I also offer a double ended discount for my clients that would like to list their current home as well as purchase their new home with me. This discount is sure to SAVE you THOUSANDS! (Not shown on the next page pricing, please ask me for details)

RELOCATION: If you are relocating and are using me to list your home and plan to move outside of the greater Denver Metro Area or even out of State, I offer a closing CASH bonus if you hire me to help you find an agent in your new home town!!! Ask me what else this does to help YOU!


Top Notch Services Just for YOU!

Real Estate Commission 5.6%

(2.8% Listing Agent / 2.8 Buyers Agent)
  1. Professional Photography
  2. Multiple Listing Service: MLS, Zillow, RE-Colorado, Trulia, Craigslist, Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  3. Hold Open House (with client permission) first 2 weekends on the market.
  4. 1 Professional Cleaning Service
  5. $300.00 towards professional moving services or 3 Hours of moving which ever is greater.

Real Estate Commission 5.8%

(3% Listing Agent / 2.8% Buyers Agent)
  1. Professional Photography
  2. Multiple Listing Service: MLS, Zillow, RE-Colorado, Trulia, Craigslist, Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  3. Professional Staging Assistance or Consultant
  4. Hold Open House (with client permission) first 2 weekends on the market.
  5. 2 Professional Cleaning Services
  6. $400.00 towards professional moving services or 4 Hours of moving whichever is greater.

NOTE: if you are using our team to both sell your current home AND purchase your new home, we offer a huge discount in real estate fees on the sale of your home! Ask me for Details!


Understanding Paperwork you Will Sign when you Sell Your Home!

  • The Exclusive Right to Sell Agency Agreement:
    This document is a signed contract between you and the Real Estate Consultant through whom you decide to sell your home. It will denote a "representation period", which is the amount of time you agree to work with the Real Estate Consultant as you sell your home. If this listing period expires, it is the responsibility of the Real Estate Consultant to notify you to either renew or not. By signing this contract, you agree not to use other Real Estate Consultants for the representation period. This is what’s called "Exclusive Right to Sell".
  • The Seller’s Property Disclosure:This document is a notification of the condition of the property to the best of your knowledge as well as the inclusions and exclusions of the sale. Any positive or negative material facts should be noted on this disclosure.
  • Affiliated Business Agreement:This document is a notification that Cherry Creek Properties has a business relationship with Best Choice Home Loans and that the owner of Cherry Creek Properties is also the owner of Best Choice Home Loans. Each business is distinct from one another, but the dual owner ship needs to be disclosed to all parties involved in a transaction with Cherry Creek Properties as proper ethics.
  • Colorado Mold Disclosure:This document is a notification that homes may contain mold and that mold may be harmful and toxic. As Real Estate agents we do not know if this condition exists or not, and we are not qualified to determine if the presence of mold exists. We advise that if there is a concern that the home has a mold issues that it is the buyers responsibility to hire a processional during the inspection objection period to see if the issues exists and what it would take to remedy the defects.
  • The Lead Based Paint Obligations of the Seller:This document discloses to you the responsibilities one has when selling a home that was built prior to 1978. If your home was built before 1978, you have certain obligations to uphold to the buyer regarding lead based paint. This document states that you recognize these obligations and accept them.
  • The Lead Based Paint Disclosure:
    This document is a disclosure stating whether or not you know of lead based paint on your property. It also denotes that you have received and read the Lead Based Paint Obligations document and have complied with its requirements.
  • The Square Footage Disclosure:
    This document is a notification of the square footage as stated by an appraiser, a builder, the county assessor or measured by the listing agent.
  • The Source of Water Addendum:
    This document discloses the company/provider of the water and sewer sources to the property to the Buyer.

Three Factors that will get your home SOLD!

  1. Price
  2. Condition
  3. Marketing

1. Price

"Price your home to SELL"

  • A well priced home: creates interest, attracts buyers, generates showings and produces offers in a shorter amount of time!
  • An Underpriced home: may sell quickly, might create a multiple offer situation if there are multiple buyers. BUT beware this pricing method may also drive certain buyers away for the fear of "what's wrong with it" as well as be overlooked by buyers looking in a slightly higher price range.
  • An Overpriced home: will be evident by a lack of interest, fewer showings, no offers, a longer time on the market and possibly price cuts. Price cuts is something you want to avoid as they are traceable on the MLS which create a negative perception from buyers wondering "what's wrong with it"
A competitive price is NOT based on what sellers hope for!
  • Price is not what sellers need or want from the sale.
  • Price is not what sellers paid originally or what the house down the street sold for
  • Price is not what a website or another agent suggests.

Price is Determined By the Market!!!

The price is what buyers will actually offer and competing sellers are accepting. It is base on the current market which may change from month to month so it is important to always have the most current data! The properties that have recently sold is the most accurate comparable pricing data!


How to Price Your Home?

CMA- Comparative Market Analysis

  • Comparable Properties:
    These are homes within less than 1 mile from the subject property that compares in square footage, bedrooms ,bathroom , style and finishes. See what these comparable are currently listed for, Under contract, and most importantly sold for. The Sold Comps will be the greatest determining factor in determining a successful listing price.
  • Active Listings:
    These are a great valuator of what the competition will be.
  • Withdrawn Listings:
    Usually homes that were over priced and did not sell.
  • Sold Listings:
    The number one valuator of what the home needs to be to sell in the current market also what it will likely appraise for when the home is valuated later in the process

2. Condition

"Great condition will Sell!"

  1. First Impression Begins at the Curb:
    • Keep grass freshly cut
    • Weed and apply fresh mulch to garden beds and plant small flowers
    • Remove all yard clutter
    • Apply fresh paint or stain to fences
    • Paint the front door and place new welcome mat
    • Clean windows inside and out
    • Wash or paint home exterior if needed
    • Tighten and clean all door handles
  2. Interior Should be Bright & Inviting
    • Clean or add a fresh coat of paint to wall and ceilings
    • Shampoo carpets and scrub floors if needed.
    • Clean all bedrooms, bathrooms, blinds, light fixtures, baseboards, vents and fans.
    • Clean out and organize cabinets and closets.
    • Repair all plumbing leaks including faucets and drain traps.
    • Remove any extra wall hangings, furniture, knickknacks, photos and kitchen gadgets.
  3. For Showings:
    • Turn on all lights
    • Open Window coverings in the daytime
    • Keep pets secured
    • Play quiet background music

3. Marketing

"My approach to successful Marketing"

  • Marketing starts the day we agree upon a listing price of your home! Must remember the best marketing in the world will never sell an overpriced home so making sure you list properly from the beginning is crucial in the success in getting the home sold!

Fact vs. Fiction

Fiction: When it comes to marketing your home many agents claim they have the "secret sauce".
Fact: Every agent's listing is syndicated out by the MLS to hundreds if not thousands of websites.
Fact: If a buyer is shopping online and your home matches their criteria, it will almost be impossible for them not to find your home.

14 Step Marketing Plan

Price your home competitively with the current market and price trends. Advise you on how to attract buyers by showing your home in the best possible light. Place "For Sale" signage, with property fliers easily accessible to drive-by buyers. Respond to all buyer inquiries immediately. Optimize your homes internet presence by posting your property on Cherry Creek Properties local website along with the MLS to reach other agents who may have a client who would be a perfect fit for your home. Blast to ALL social media outlets with plenty of professional photographs and description of the home! Market you home on multiple websites, including my own website as well as my local Cherry Creek Properties office
Post your home on my Cherry Creek Search APP that will reach the thousands of other Cherry Creek Agents’ apps! Create a feedback questionnaire for viewers of your property so we can have an accurate poll on buyers thoughts! Distribute "Just Listed" notices to neighbors, encouraging them to tell family and friends about your home. Target my marketing to active real estate agents who specialize in selling homes in your neighborhood. Include your home in our company MLS tours, allowing other agents to see your home for themselves. Create an open house schedule, market and host the open house to promote your property to prospective buyers. Target active buyers and investors in my database who are looking for homes in your price range and area. Provide you with weekly updates detailing my marketing efforts, including comments from prospective buyers and agents who have visited your home!

Marketing your home with Digital Exposure!

MLS: Multiple Listing Service is Standard!
  • Professional Photos
  • Yard Sign
  • Open House
  • Social Media- Facebook, Instagram,Youtube, Twitter,Craigslist.
  • Flyers: Just Listed, Open House, Just Sold’s
  • Professional Staging Services- when needed

Easy Exit Listing Guarantee!

Canino's Bella Casa Group

Lindsey Canino


When you list your home through our EASY EXIT Listing Guarantee, you can cancel your listing with us at any time. No hassles. It’s easy.
Lindsey Canino and her team have strong opinions about real estate service. We believe that if you are unhappy with the service you receive, you should have the power to fire your agent.
It takes a strong belief in the quality of one’s service to make this kind of stand, but we never settle for less than the highest professional standards from our team. We are confident you will be happy with our service and results. That’s the simple truth. We always stand behind our service.
The Guarantee:
If you are unhappy with the service I am providing you, I ask that you first discuss it with me because I would like the opportunity to improve. Simply tell me the problem, give me seven days to attempt to fix it. If you are still unhappy, simply ask for an unconditional release in writing emailed to you, and you will have your release in writing (you will receive a copy of the MLS data sheet showing "Withdrawn" status) within 24 hours from receipt of your request.
The Exceptions:
If there is an accepted offer or pending negotiations, listing cannot be released. Broker protections as per the listing agreement continue to be in effect as explained on the listing agreement.

Getting Started

Getting started is EASY!
Once we have agreed on a listing price and I have answered all of your questions, we have a little paperwork to complete. Then I can have your home on the market in as little as 48 Hours.

Thank You

Selling your home is a BIG deal and I take the task very seriously! The fact that you have considered me to help you accomplish this means the WORLD to me!
Thank you for your thoughtful consideration as you make this next major decision in the start to the Exciting journey of selling your home!

Contact Information


Lindsey Canino
Cell: 720-323-0614
Office: 303-713-9000

Note: I ALWAYS check my email and text messages. I almost never answer the phone while showing clients homes, but will check messages frequently. I make sure all my clients get my undivided attention when they are with me so will YOU!