How simple is it to sell my Killeen house without having a real estate professional?

How simple is it to sell my Killeen house without having a real estate professional?

 

How simple is it to sell my Killeen house without having a real estate professional?

If you are seeking to get rid of any property or investment property in Killeen without using a real estate agent, Glymph Properties can help.

 

Our primary goal is to get you the most money possible so we prefer not to work with brokers, but we will if need be.

 

I mean really…. who wants to pay 5-6%. That’s 5-6% of the sales price as well, not 5-6% of any money you make. So… if you accomplish your goal of selling the house for your balance, then you need to write a check for the additional 6-9% needed to close. Some people won’t be able to afford the costs of selling a property or home. That’s a lot of money… especially if you are in an irregular financial situation like “hey I just don’t want to pay to sell my house” or divorce, or bankruptcy, or foreclosure, or just money being tight because of taxes, tenant, or property expenses.

There are a couple of tricks to avoid paying high commissions in a sale.

First, there is an irritating custom that you’ve gotta know about.

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

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 lose money.

 

Why should you pay for the agent on the other side of the table?

In all honesty, it goes against reason – it is just what’s normally done.

Here are a few ways you can benefit from that.

 

First, remember to consider the commissions paid when you happen to be looking at local comparable sales. If the properties similar 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’re doing the work of one agent, you should expect to save that money.

 

In many instances in Killeen, buyers who aren’t represented by an agent won’t remember to negotiate the buyer’s side commission out of the price for themselves, so do not remind them if you do not 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 have agents bring their clients to check out your property or home. Of course, it’s a lot of money. If you’re pricing your property 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 the buyer’s agent fee and decide not to offer to include it, you will 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 Killeen 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 Killeen, 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 the sale closes.

 

Compared to the cost of a newspaper ad, the MLS is a cheap way to market your property or home to a very wide 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 Killeen to the MLS, information on your property or home will end up on most of the major web sites within several days.

Each of these 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 Killeen can be a excellent way to sell a property, and from time to time they’re a waste of time. It is the 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 market it well.

Positioning fliers and signs around your area can generate a number of calls, and there’s a lot of free web-sites where you can post information. But generally just putting up advertisements and hosting an open house is not enough if your house doesn’t 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.

Selling houses is a numbers game. You have to go through a certain number of no’s before the right buyer comes by and you get a yes. Think Goldilocks… Your buyer is Goldilocks and your property has to be just right.

 

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

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

Sometimes we’ll purchase Killeen properties, 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 Killeen.

 

We’re investors who care a lot about Killeen.

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 Killeen House Fast – We Buy Houses…Get A Cash Offer Today

 

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

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