If you are selling your home without a real estate agent, you need to realize the agents in your area are not your enemy. In other words, you get all of the same services you would expect from a traditional agent — pricing strategy, professional photography, your listing on the MLS, Zillow, and hundreds of other real estate sites, showings, negotiation support, help with closing, and more — all at a small fraction of the typical cost.
You must have plenty of time to show your home, have no problem negotiating, and enjoy the challenge of marketing your own house, says Brendon DeSimone, a real estate agent and the author of Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling” (Changing Lives Press, 2014).
They can sniff out clues and trends not readily apparent from quantitative market analyses and turn those nuggets into actionable strategies that pay off for sellers – say, by advising a client to price his starter home lower than the market can bear and triggering a bidding war between buyers eager to capitalize on the value-add opportunity.
Other conditions that can arise include things such the transaction being conditioned upon the buyer obtaining financing, the completion of a home inspection, certain assets being left with the property such as furniture and the deposit of an earnest money deposit by the buyer to show he or she is serious.
Our unique pricing algorithm classifies vehicles according to a wide variety of factors, estimates the market price for this specification of vehicle and displays this pricing tag when sufficient data is available (but can’t take into account the seller’s reason for sale, vehicle modifications or condition).