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  • technology

What Real Estate Agents Do That You Can Do Too!

Today’s real estate agent primarily acts as a middleman, relaying information between the buyer and seller. Real estate agents perform routine tasks to set up the listing, act as a scheduler for buyers to see the house, and handle the paperwork of the sale. Do these duties justify a 3% sales commission (and another 3% [...]

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7 Reasons to Take Control of Your Home Sale

Thinking about firing your real estate agent? There are seven good reasons for ditching your realtor and going solo and they are within every homeow

With 92 percent of Consumers Searching Online for Their Next Home, FSBO Comes of Age

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is all grown up. Thanks to some pretty powerful technology and an ever-growing population of tech savvy and informed consumers, the time to challenge the status quo has arrived. The flood gates opened significantly over the past two years, when consumer use of online real estate searches reached an all-time [...]

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What Does it Really Take to Successfully Sell Your Home FSBO?

Selling your home for sale by owner (FSBO)-style—that is, without an agent, is not only entirely possible, it’s easier today than it was in the past. The benefits of a FSBO home sale include a potentially great cost savings, since you will save the cost of the real estate agent’s commission—the largest expense home sellers [...]

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How Real Estate Tech is Killing The Commission

Homeowners Now in the Driver's Seat with Real Estate Technology Less than three years ago, user-friendly online technology advances, aggregated information, and open-source platforms were just getting popular with consumers looking to buy and sell homes. Now it’s standard fare in the real estate industry. Realtors® want their annual surveys to reflect that MLS is [...]

  • diy real estate marketing materials

What’s Changed with Home Sellers’ Need to Hire a Real Estate Agent? Plenty!

Home sellers and buyers are losing faith in realtors, and the days of the real estate cartel monopoly are numbered. This outcome was hastened by automatic valuations, and whether you think these valuations are accurate or not, buyers and sellers love looking at them. Determining your home’s value without an agent has become easy, even [...]

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  • For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Challenging the NAR’s Anti-FSBO Campaign

I Came across a great article by Economist John Wake on the Real Estate Decoded website titled, “FSBOs vs. Real Estate Agents. Do agents really sell homes for 13% more?” In the article, Wake calls out a National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) campaign designed to malign the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) market, stuffed with unsubstantiated [...]

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The Top 15 reasons to sell your own home FSBO-style With ListingDoor

Selling your own home FSBO-style is on upward trend as the housing market steadily grows and the internet continues to make it easier for homeowners to sell without enlisting an agent. ListingDoor offers step-by-step advice, service and access to all the tools you need to market and sell your home, maximize value, and pocket the substantial [...]

Are You Smart Enough To Sell Your Own Home?

How Easy FSBO Can Be When I tell sellers that in most states a manicurist goes to school four times longer than a real estate agent, I feel like I’m revealing to them there’s no Santa Claus. The real estate industry has been successful for years perpetuating the myth that a real estate agent is [...]

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Is Your Home-Selling Agent a Super Hero or Just Collecting Fees?

Is your home-selling agent a superhero? As a property owner or investor, are you prepared to hand over the job of selling your home to someone who may list it for less than it’s worth, or skimp on the time spent marketing your listing—or both? I asked myself that question—and others—as I read a recent [...]