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Homeowners attempting to sell their home without the assistance of a real estate professional generally do so for one reason only:  to avoid paying a commission fee.


Is it worth it?  Only the homeowner can answer that, but experience has shown that many for-sale-by-owners find that it's not.  Before making a costly mistake, consider the benefits, from A to Z  you receive from working with a trained real estate professional:


Advertising - Agents normally have proven marketing strategies.


Bargain - Research shows that 77% of sellers felt their commission was "well spent".


Contract Writing - An agent can supply standard forms to speed the transaction.


Details - An agent frees you from handling the many details of selling a home.


Experience and Expertise - in marketing, financing, negotiations, and more.


Financial Know-how - an Agent is aware of the many options for finanacing a sale.


Glossary - A real estate professional understands, and can explain, real estate lingo.


Homework - Agents are informed through resesarch and experience in your market.


Information - If you have a real estate question, an agent will know (or can get) the answer.


Juggle Showings - An agent will schedule and handle all showings.


Keeps Your Best Interest in Mind - it's an agent's job.


Laws - a real estate professional will be up-to-date on real estate laws that affect you.


Multiple Listing Service - the most effective means of bringing together buyers and sellers.


Negotiation - An agent can handle all price and contract negotiations.


Open  Houses - A popular marketing technique.


Prospects - An agent has a network of contacts that can produce potential buyers.


Qualified Buyers - Avoid opening your home to curiosity seekers.


Realtor - An agent who is a member of the national Association of Realtors and subscribe a strict code of ethics.


Suggested Price - An agent will do a mrket analysis to establish a fair price range.


Time - One of the most valuable resources in an agent.


Unbiased Opinion - Most owners are too emotional about their home to be objective.


VIP - That's  how you will be treated by  your agent1


Wisdom - A knowledgeable agent can offer the wisdom that comes with experience.


X Marks The Spot - An agent is right there with you through the final signing of papers.


Yard Signs - An agent provides a professional sign, encouraging serious buyers.


Zero-hour Support - Selling a home can be an emotional experience.  An agent can help.



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