Listing With a Realtor vs. Selling to Friendly Home Buyer
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Do you find yourself weighing the pros and cons of listing your house or property with a local realtor? Yes, you may have some tough decisions ahead of you, but selling your house successfully is the most important factor. While listing with a realtor may be the more traditional way to go, selling to Friendly Home Buyer can save you a lot of time, money, and stress!
There are many differences between listing your home with a local realtor versus selling your home to Friendly Home Buyer. In fact, one of the major differences, is that our estimates show that homeowners can save an average of $6,000 – $10,000 in realtor fees alone when selling to us. That alone, is a lot to consider when selling your home.
How do you know whether to list your house with a local realtor or not? Well, we’ve put together a simple list on what to expect in both situations.
Listing With a Realtor vs Friendly Home Buyer
|LISTING WITH A REALTOR||SELLING TO FRIENDLY HOME BUYER|
|Commissions:||6-10% of Sales Price in Kansas.||NONE|
|Closing Costs:||3-4% of Sales Price.||NONE - We pay all costs|
|Repairs:||Most realtors will ask for repairs or even the lender will require repairs in order to sell the home.||NONE - We pay for all repairs|
|Time and Carrying Costs:||It takes about 3-6 months to sell a house. During this time you will have to pay for taxes, maintenance, utilities, insurance and interest.||NONE- We can purchase right away|
|Cleaning:||Your realtor will want a clean show-ready home to present to potential buyers.||NONE - We take care of this for you|
|Packing:||Once you sell, you will have to leave the place empty and clean.||NONE - You can leave what you don't want behind|
|Staging:||Many realtors require a home to be staged when showing the home to potential buyers. Meaning a whole lot of decluttering for you.||NONE - Not required|
|Showing:||You may have to show your home 5-30 times to find a buyer.||Once (Just Us)|
|Closing Date:||Typically 30-60 days after finding a buyer.||On the Date of YOUR CHOICE|
|Appraisal, Inspection, and Financing Contingency||Most buyers have to finance, so an inspection, appraisal and credit approval are all required.||NONE|