Homeowners attempting to sell their home without assistance of a real estate professional generally do so for one and one reason only: to avoid paying a commission fee. Is it worth it? Only the Homeowner can answer that, but experience has shown that many for-sale-by-owners find that it’s not. Before making a costly mistake consider the benefits, from A to Z, you receive from working Janis Nadler, a professional Realtor.
Advertising – The agent pays all advertising costs
Bargain – Research shows that 77% of sellers felt their commission was “well spent”
Contract Writing – An agent can supply standard forms to speed the transaction.
Details – An agent frees you from handling the many details of selling a home.
Experience and Expertise – in marketing, financing, negotiations and more.
Financial Know-How – An agent is aware of the many options for financing the sale.
Glossary – A real estate professional understands and can explain real estate lingo.
Homework – An agent will do homework on how to best market your home.
Information – If you have a real estate question, an agent will know (or can get) the answer.
Juggle Showings– An agent will schedule and handle all showings.
Keeps Your Best Interests in Mind – It’s an agent’s job.
Laws – A real estate professional will be up-to-date on real estate laws that affect you.
Multiple Listing Service – The most effective means of bringing together buyers and sellers.
Negotiation – An agent can handle all price and contract negotiations.
Open Houses – A popular marketing technique.
Prospects – An agent has a network of contracts that can produce potential buyers.
Qualifies Buyers – Avoid opening your home to “curiosity seekers.”
REALTOR – An agent who is a member of the NATIONAL Association OF Realtors and subscribes to a strict code of ethics.
Suggested Price – An agent will do a market analysis to establish a fair price range.
Time – One of the most valuable resources in an agent.
Unbiased Opinion – Most owners are too emotional about their home to be objective.
VIP – That’s how you’ll be treated by your agent.
Wisdom – A knowledgeable agent can offer the wisdom that comes with experience.
“X” Marks the Spot – An agent is right there with you through the final signing of papers.
Yard Signs – An agent provides a professional sign encouraging serious buyers.
Zero Hour Support – Selling a home can be an emotional experience. An agent can help.
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