REAL ESTATE MYTHBUSTERS
MYTH: I can sell my house “by owner” to save myself the commission.
TRUTH: The National Association of Realtors states that a typical FSBO
home that sold for $174,900 could possibly have sold for $215,000 with
an agent-assisted home sale. Without a market-savy agent’s advice you
could accept a lower offer than necessary.
MYTH: I can post my home with these FSBO web-companies and have the same
as listing with an agent for a fraction of the cost.
TRUTH: Selling your home is a full-time job that takes more than sprinkling
listings on the internet or putting a for sale sign in the yard. REALTORS® have
Years of experience with the complex tasks to have a home close smoothly.
REALTORS® also have the networks needed to find QUALIFIED buyers.
MYTH: Sellers should price their house high to allow for negotiating room.
TRUTH: Pricing your house too high is a bad idea because it can scare off buyers before they even start looking and may make similar homes look like a bargain compared to yours.
MYTH: Working directly with the listing agent, without your own buyer’s agent, can help me get a better price.
TRUTH: Many sellers have already agreed to pay their agents a set commission, whether or not you bring a listing agent with you. And without someone negotiating on your behalf, you lose the ability to make sure that you are getting the best price possible in the deal.
TRUTH: Only 6% of recent sellers SOLD their homes on the market without the help of a real estate professionals
TRUTH: Many buyers or sellers do not know the required disclosures or legal
Requirements when creating a purchase agreement.
When you list your home in Northern Utah with the Spring Bengtzen Realty Group, not only will you be working with agents who have a fiduciary duty to protect you by representing YOU, but we have the experience, the know-how and the support team to make sure you get the best representation.
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