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Why Pay A Commission?

Nine out of ten homeowners who try to sell their homes themselves eventually list with a REALTORĀ®. They generally attempt to sell on their own in order to avoid paying a commission fee, but if the home doesn't sell, they have wasted time and may have cost themselves more in the long run.

This list shows sellers the benefits of working with a qualified agent - from A to Z.

  • Advertising. The broker pays all of the advertising costs.
  • Bargain. Research shows that 77% of sellers felt that their commissions were well-spent.
  • Contract writing. The REALTOR supplies standard forms to speed up the transaction.
  • Details. A REALTOR frees you from handling the many details of selling a home.
  • Experience and Expertise. A REALTOR offers these in marketing, financing, negotiating and more.
  • Financial know-how. A REALTOR is aware of the many options to finance the sale.
  • Glossary. A real estate professional understands and can explain real estate lingo.
  • Homework. A REALTOR will do homework on how best to market your home.
  • Information. If you have a real estate question, a REALTOR will know, or can get, the answer.
  • Juggle showings. A REALTOR will schedule and handle all showings.
  • Keeps your best interests in mind. It's a REALTOR's job!
  • Laws. A real estate professional will be up to date on real estate laws that affect you.
  • Multiple Listing Service. Access to one of the most effective ways to bring together buyers and sellers.
  • Negotiations. A REALTOR can handle all contract and price negotiations.
  • Open Houses. A real estate professional arranges and promotes these popular marketing efforts.
  • Prospects. The broker has a network of contacts who can produce potential buyers.
  • Qualified buyers. Avoid opening your home to "curiosity seekers."
  • REALTOR. A member of the National Association of REALTORS, who adheres to a strict code of ethics.
  • Suggested price. The REALTOR will do a market analysis to establish a fair-market price range.
  • Time. One of the most valuable resources in a REALTOR.
  • Unbiased opinion. Most owners are too emotional about their homes to be objective.
  • V.I.P. That's how you'll be treated by your REALTOR.
  • Wisdom. A knowledgeable REALTOR can offer the wisdom that comes with experience.
  • X marks the spot. A REALTOR is right there with you through the final signing of the papers.
  • Yard signs. A REALTOR provides professional signs that encourage serious buyers.
  • Zero-hour support. Selling a home can be an emotional experience. A REALTOR can help.

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