obvious reason you might be considering selling your home yourself is the
money. But how much are you really saving by handling this important
transaction yourself? The answer can
vary. Did you know that agents will not
show your property to their clients? It’s
true, unless the buyer expressly ask their agent to show it to them, the agent
will not direct that buyer to your property.
Agents have thousands of contacts in their network that could bring many
buyers to your property.
disadvantage of selling the home yourself is you. Homeowners tend to communicate to well with a
potential buyer. Do you really want a
buyer to know your personal situation?
That you are going through a nasty divorce, and you need to sell as soon
as possible? This makes you appear
desperate, and may be getting low ball offers!
When you work with an agent, this information stays between you and the
agent. An agent cannot disclose
personal, private information that you do not want shared with the general
home yourself takes a lot of time and attention to detail. Real estate agents
are familiar with the process, laws in your state, as well as the paperwork
involved to complete a transaction successfully. Agents know how to make your property look
great, how to market the property, and most of all, how to negotiate. A strong negotiator will get you the best
contract that is beneficial to you.
make a personal financial investment in the marketing of your property, and
they are determined to get your property sold, and as quickly as possible. Their job is to work full-time marketing your
property, networking with fellow agents, and always have your best interest in
can be a challenge, it is not impossible to sell your home yourself, but it can
be a difficult process when dealing with the legalities of selling real
estate. You want to protect yourself as
much as possible. Agents have a team of title
companies, lawyers, mortgage companies, etc. that can help you sell your
property to the most secure buyer.
twice before making the final decision.
The cost of the home sitting on the market, having to show the property
yourself, unqualified buyers looking at your property and not having the
knowledge of real estate forms and laws can leave you in a very difficult
Author:Joni Smith Phone: 972-998-7790 Dated: April 2nd 2014 Views: 937 About Joni: I have been with Halo Group Realty since January 2014. I received my Real Estate Certification thro...
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