10 Reasons To List With A REALTOR

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  1. Price - Homeowners who sell a home on their own generate $46K less than homeowners that list with a REALTOR
  2. Time - REALTORS have the time and expertise to handle open houses, showings, inspections, and the dozens  of other tasks that would take you away from your work and home-life.
  3. Experience Handing Paperwork - Buying and selling a home involves reams of paperwork that can be hard to understand.  REALTORS thrive in this world.
  4. Knowledge of Neighborhoods -  REALTORS know local communities cold and can help you find a replacement home in the nicest  neighborhood and with the best schools.
  5. Access to Buyers - Through the Multiple Listing Service, professional contacts and their database of prospects, REALTORS can help you reach the widest range of buyers.
  6. Marketing Expertise - REALTORS know the best way to advertise  to attract buyers, plus they can use the marketing muscle of their brokerage brokerage to promote your home.
  7. Sales Skills - REALTORS can evaluate your home and suggest improvements to get you maximum value, and they are skilled at handling showings to generate a positive response.
  8. Negotiation Skills - With years of bargaining experience and expert understanding of the market, REALTORS  can help you close the transaction at the price and terms you want, in the fastest amount of time and with the least amount of hassle.
  9. Knowledge of Service Providers - REALTORS can refer you to their network of top-quality lenders, title companies, inspectors, attorneys and repair people to make sure you get the best result in every stage of the transaction.
  10. Advice After Closing - An experienced REALTOR will continue to support you as questions pop up after the transaction closes.






Article provided by Florida Realtors Magazine September 2016