There has been a lot of controversy lately about whether it would be better to sell your own home or to hire a real estate agent in Seattle to help you do it. If your friends or relatives are suggesting that you should be selling your own home, read through this list of questions first to form your own opinion. After all, it is your money that you are putting on the line.
Do I have to hire a real estate agent in Seattle to sell my home?
No, you don’t. That does not mean that you shouldn’t. A home can be sold with or without an agent, but it can be a dangerous situation to try to sell your home on your own.
Why should I hire an agent?
Well, selling a house is a complex affair. I have gone to school for many years to find out how to do it correctly. There are certain laws that need to be followed and things that need to be put into place for your protection. If these are not done properly, you will be the one that has to suffer the consequences.
How hard is it to sell a home?
If you are trying to sell a home on your own you’re going to have a very difficult time ahead of you. You will not have access to the MLS®, which is the place where most people go when they are looking for a home. MLS® listings can be found on my website and on any other realty site as well. When potential buyers are looking for a home most of them are now searching on the Internet through these listings.
While you can put up your own ads on classified ad sites, don’t fool yourself. You will have limited traffic going to these sites, which will greatly reduce your chances for a sale. This will mean that you will have to hold onto your home a lot longer than you would have to if you sold it through a real estate agent in Seattle. H
How can I get access to the MLS listings
If you are selling a home the only way to get access to these listings is as an agent. There is no other way to get your home on this vital resource.
Will it cost a lot to hire an agent?
The cost of anything is always determined by how much value it gives you. Besides the access to the MLS® listings, you will also be getting my time and my expertise.
If you have any other questions about selling your home yourself, or why you should higher a real estate agent in Seattle let me know. I have seen a lot of people try to sell