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Why Pay a Realtor

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Homeowners attempting to sell their home without the assistance of a REALTOR generally do so for one and one reason only: to avoid paying a real estate fee. Is it worth it? Only a homeowner can answer that, but experience has shown that many “For Sale By Owners” find that it is not. Before making a costly mistake, consider the benefits you receive, A to Z, by working with a REALTOR.


Advertising – The REALTOR pays all advertising costs.

Bargain – Research shows that 77% of sellers felt their real estate fee was “well spent.”

Contract Writing – A REALTOR can supply standard forms to speed up the transaction.

Details – A REALTOR handles the multiple details to improve the efficiency of the transaction.

Experience and Expertise – in marketing, financing, negotiations, and more.

Financial Know-How – A REALTOR is aware of the many options for financing the sale.

Glossary – A REALTOR understands, and can explain, real estate lingo.

Homework – A REALTOR will do homework on how to best 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.

Keep Your Best Interests in Mind – It’s a REALTOR’s job.

Laws – A REALTOR will be up-to-date on real estate laws that affect you.

Multiple Listing Service – The most effective means of bringing together buyers and sellers.

Negotiation – A REALTOR can handle all price and contract negotiations.

Open Houses – One of many marketing techniques.

Prospects – A REALTOR has a network of contacts that can produce potential buyers.

Qualified Buyers – Avoid opening your home to “curiosity seekers.”

REALTOR ®– A REALTOR is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS and subscribes to a strict code of ethics.

Suggest Price – A REALTOR will do a market analysis to establish a fair price range.

Time – One of the most valuable resources in a real estate agent.

Unbiased Opinion – Most owners are too emotional about their property to be objective.

VIP – 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 a professional sign, encouraging serious buyers.

Zero Hours Support – Selling property can be an emotional experience. A REALTOR can help.