Selling your own home, instead of using a Realtor for the transaction, can save you some money.
It’s not for everyone, but if you’re up for the task, we’re here to guide you through it.
When you list with a Realtor, she’ll come into your home, look around, and make recommendations about what you need to do in order to get the highest offer possible.
While you might not agree with everything she has to say, she really has no reason to lie to you—the higher your sales price, the higher her commission.
It’s tempting to feel as though Realtors make way more money than they’re worth.The couple was expecting their first baby and they fell in love with the house. Once I had spoken to them (and their loan officer), I told Mrs.G that they wouldn’t work out—they simply couldn’t afford it. She called the couple and offered to sell the house to them for ,000 less than the asking price. This seems like a nice, philanthropic gesture, doesn’t it? G was in the process of completing her own purchase on a condo, but after the sale of her house closed, she found out that she couldn’t obtain financing without the money she had basically given away. and the home she would live in for the rest of her own life.Otherwise, you’re wasting your time and potentially bringing people into your home who might have nefarious plans.One well-known scheme is for people to walk through a home, taking notes of all the expensive items they can then come back and steal later (or, if left unattended, they may take small valuables during the walk-through).