The Crumbling of the 6% Commission
3 Options for Selling Your Home As a home seller, understanding your options is the first step in deciding whether you should sell your home yourself through a service that helps you with the process for $350-$900, use a discount broker for a typical fee of $300-$500 plus a 4-5% commission of your home’s value, or […]
Why Isn’t My House Selling?
The question we’re asked at ListingDoor so many times is “Why won’t my house sell?” These are mostly folks who hired real estate agent and were disappointed, and are ready to try something different. What we tell them – and all homeowners we talk to – there are three big reasons their house won’t sell. The mistakes have […]
Eight Simple Rules for Negotiating Your Home’s Contract
Eight simple rules for negotiating your price Maybe you’re the kind of person who isn’t comfortable negotiating. You might even wish you had an agent to do the negotiating for you. That’s just not true! An agent at this point would not only slow things down, it’s very possible he or she would not be […]
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 […]
How to Price Your Home – Is a Pricing Report Really Accurate?
How do you price your home? How accurate is a pricing report? I believe pricing is both an art and a science. In many ways, it relies on simple business sense, but in other ways, knowledge of the buyer, the community, and the timing of the transaction. While all these points should be a part of […]
6 Solid Reasons Why Your Home Hasn’t Sold Within the Last Two Weeks
Key Takeaways If you take care of the controllable factors that affect the sale of your home, buyers will come soon. Don’t think something is wrong if your house doesn’t sell in the first two weeks. Three to four months is the norm. When you take control of the selling process instead of leaving it […]
3 Easy Strategies To Pricing Your Home Right
Home Pricing Made Simple Pricing your house right is the best way to sell your home fast and for top dollar. While there are several variables that go into making sure “the price is right”, this download will walk you through them step-by-step. There is also a “Pricing My Home” worksheet that you may use to […]
How to Sell Your House In a Soft Market
Whether you’re selling your home with a real estate agent or for sale by owner (FSBO), selling your house in a soft market presents special challenges. It can be tough enough to sell a house in a good market, but many times harder in a soft one. It can be done however, but you’ll have […]