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Flat Fee Listing Services: The Best Of Both Worlds?
The idea of the flat fee listing service is simple: pay one low, uniform fee for a realtor’s services instead of paying the standard realtor commission of 6-7%. In theory, you’re able to save thousands of dollars while still receiving the benefits of working with a realtor.
The Truth Of Most Flat Fee Listing Services: You’re On Your Own Now
In reality, the flat fee listing is often an indication that you’re not going to get much help selling your home from your realtor. After all, once those few services are checked off (listing your home on the MLS, setting your listing price, etc.), what reason does the realtor have to continue selling your home?
In reality, listing your home is just the beginning of selling your home for what it’s worth. Now begins a period of showings, Open Houses, sometimes-lengthy negotiations, a series of key legal approvals, and mountains of paperwork on the way to closing.
And, unfortunately, in a flat fee listing service, you’ll likely be doing these things on your own. And, even more unfortunately, those steps are the ones that decide how much money you’re actually able to pocket for your home.
In short, it pays to have a trained, qualified expert on your side, walking with you through the sometimes-stressful process of selling a home. Someone who can:
- Work through the paperwork: You won’t believe how heavily regulated the housing industry is.
- Supply critical sales skills: Even the best of homes don’t sell themselves– especially if you want your asking price.
- Handle the negotiations: A professional realtor acts as a “buffer” in heated transactional negotiations.
- Understand market conditions: Get help understanding what’s going on in today’s market– and what it means for you.
It’s possible to find highly-qualified buyers interested in your home, to sell your home faster, and to get your full asking price… all without pulling your hair out.
From setting the price to creating marketing campaigns for traditional media and Web, we’ve got a proven plan that will match your house with the right buyers for the right price. Select Homes Team Real Estate is committed to fast, professional and courteous personal service to help you understand and feel at ease throughout the home selling process. Our trained and certified agents specialize in the Kansas City real estate market and are prepared to sell your house to the right buyer for the best price.
It all adds up to what we call our “Worry Free Listings.”
Sell It Yourself – An Affordable Alternative To Flat Fee Listings
With our Sell It Yourself program, you can sell your house yourself while it’s listed with us to create the most opportunity for a quick sale at a fair price. Our program takes the risk out of selling your house, keeps you from making rookie mistakes, and gives you an opportunity to have the best of both worlds.
We help you with marketing, pricing, closing, and more to make sure you are getting the most out of your home selling experience. Sell your home yourself and pay only a 1% commission for Contract Processing! We will handle the contracts and legal details; you focus on selling your house on your own as you would with a flat-fee service. We will even go to closing with you to ensure that everything goes smoothly.
Cancel Anytime – No Long-Term Contracts
This is the ultimate no-hassle home selling program available in Kansas City. We offer you all of the benefits and expertise of working with a realtor without squandering the advantages you get from selling your home yourself. And with our Cancel Anytime Guarantee there are no long term contracts to tie you down.