Is it simple to sell my St. Paul home without a real estate broker?

Is it simple to sell my St. Paul home without a real estate broker?

 

 Is it simple to sell my St. Paul home without a real estate broker?

 

Glymph Properties will buy your St. Paul property without charging real estate broker commissions.

Glymph Properties aims to get you the most money possible so we prefer not to work with real estate 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 succeed in selling your house for your balance, then you will need to come out of pocket with the additional 6-9% needed to close. Some people , and in our opinion rightfully so, don’t think they should have to pay anything to sell their property. That is a ton of money… especially if you are in an abnormal 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.

 

The art to avoiding those irritating realtor commissions.

First, there is an irritating custom that you have to hear about.

In most cases in Minnesota half of the 6-8% commission you pay as the seller goes directly to the buyer’s agent.

Think about it…. how much sense does that make?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.

 

Why in the world should you pay for your “opponent” ?

 

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

 

You can use that to your benefit in a few ways.

First, take into account 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 are doing the work of one realtor, you should expect to keep that money.

In many instances in St. Paul , buyers who aren’t represented by a buyers agent won’t remember to negotiate the buyer’s side commission out of the price for themselves, so do not 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 have realtors bring their clients to see your property or home. Of course, it is 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.

On the flip side, if you don’t leave room for the buyer’s agent’s commission, will be excluding most of the buyers in the market in St. Paul .

 

– that’s of transactions occur through the MLS , the Multiple Listing Service. It’s the main database that all the real estate agents in St. Paul 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 St. Paul , 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 bucks and you only pay a commission if you sale your property.

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 St. Paul 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 house.

Advertising and marketing could be a gamble. At times open houses in St. Paul 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 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 posting advertisements and hosting an open house is not enough if your property 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 houses 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 house has to be just right.

 

If you want to avoid paying any 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 St. Paul houses, renovate them, 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 St. Paul .

We’re investors who care a lot about St. Paul .

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 St. Paul House Fast – We Buy Houses…Get A Cash Offer Today

 

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

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