I really, really do not want to pay a real estate agent… Is it still feasible to get rid of your Tulsa property?

I really, really do not want to pay a real estate agent… Is it still feasible to get rid of your Tulsa property?

 

 I really, really do not want to pay a real estate agent... Is it still feasible to get rid of your Tulsa property?

 

If you happen to be seeking to sell your home or investment property in Tulsa without using an agent, we can help.

 

Eventhough we do cooperate with real estate agents, often times we encourage that you try to avoid paying an individual to be in the middle.

 

After all, paying 5-6% of the sale of a property in a commission is a good deal of money. In certain situations, brokers and real estate agents can be very useful and earn their commission. Not always.

The art and science to avoiding those annoying realtor commissions.

First, there’s an irritating custom that you have to know about.

 

In most cases in Oklahoma 1/2 of the 6-8% commission you pay as the seller goes directly to the buyer’s real estate professional.

Doesn’t make much sense, right?Mull it over, you are literally paying for the buyer’s agent to negotiate against you. In essence, you are negotiating against yourself. You are paying to lower the sales price of your house.

How in the world does it make sense for you to do that?

 

In all honesty, it goes against logic – it’s just what’s normally done in most cases.

Here are a few ways you can benefit from that.

First, take into account the commissions paid when you happen to be looking at the comparable sales. If the properties comparable to yours sold for prices that included commissions, take that into account.

 

Never under price your property or home – be aware that an informed buyer could possibly expect to have a discount too. If you are doing the work of one agent, you should expect to keep that money.

 

In many instances in Tulsa , buyers who are not represented by a buyers agent will not remember to negotiate the buyer’s side commission out of the price for themselves, so don’t remind them if you don’t want to pay them. Just don’t be surprised if it comes up during the negotiation.

You may choose to consider offering 2.5% to buyer’s agents who will bring their clients to show your property or home. Of course, it’s a lot of money. If you’re pricing your house including that commission, you can always hammer out a far better deal for a purchaser who comes without a realtor.

 

Now, if you really don’t like the idea of paying for a buyer’s agent and decide not to offer to include it, you’ll cut your pool of prospective buyers to just about nothing.

Almost all real estate transactions occur through the MLS ( Multiple Listing Service). It’s the main database that all the real estate agents in Tulsa use to obtain information for their clients on the houses, condos, land and investment properties for sale, along with data on the sold prices.

At one time, you had to pay a full commission to get your property or home on the MLS. Now in Tulsa , there are a few real estate agents who will charge you a flat fee just to list your property on the MLS. Usually, you spend a few hundred dollars and you only pay commission if you sale your house.

Compared to the cost of a newspaper ad, the MLS is one of the cheapest ways to market your property or home to the largest audience.

Each of the key real estate web sites like Realtor.com, Zillow, Yahoo Homes, etc. acquire data from the MLS. Chances are really good that when you submit your house in Tulsa to the MLS, information on your property or home will end up on most of the major web sites within several days.

 

Each of those sites sells ads. They’ve got packages that let you pay to boost your listing, feature it at the top of the search, and a lot of other bells and whistles that might or might not get an interested buyer to buy your property.

Advertising and marketing could be a gamble. At times open houses in Tulsa can be a excellent way to sell a property, and from time to time they’re a complete waste of time. Same with newspaper ads, craigslist postings, Fancy For Sale By Owner signs – occasionally they work, and many times they don’t.

 

To efficiently sell your home all on your own, you have to advertise it well.

Positioning fliers and signs around your area can generate a number of calls, and there are a lot of free web-sites where you can post information. But generally just posting advertisements and having an open house is not enough if your property does not appeal to the ordinary home shopper.

In theory, real estate professionals charge significant commissions because they have to spend a whole lot of money up front to market your home. By promoting lots of properties at once, they expect to get more phone calls – and obviously, they’ll make good profits by selling lots of properties.

 

Some properties may very well require thousands of dollars in marketing expenses before the right buyer happens to see the ad and call.

If you want to avoid paying any commissions, you can also sell your house to investors like us for CASH.

Glymph Properties offers you fair prices for houses – and we can close fast (in as little as 3-5 days if you need to).

 

Sometimes we’ll purchase Tulsa houses, fix them up, then rent them out… sometimes we’ll fix them up and sell them to other people looking for great homes in the area, and a lot of other reasons, too – but we love to hear from people like you who are thinking of selling anywhere in Tulsa .

 

We’re investors who care a lot about Tulsa .

 

We close fast and can pay cash in as little as just 3-5 days. Give us a call now at 888-509-6267 Ext 4 or fill out the short form over here.

Sell Your Tulsa House Fast – We Buy Houses…Get A Cash Offer Today

 

We’re happy to help you find answers to your toughest questions about your Tulsa real estate, so please feel free to call us at 888-509-6267 Ext 4 and chat with us anytime.

 

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