Flat Fee Listing   vs. Traditional 6% Companies

 

Cost Flat Fee plus buyer agent commission      6%, even if you sell your own home
Commission Offered to Buyer Agent 1% - 3% or flat fee 1% - 3%
Agent Friendly Yard Sign Yes Yes
Showcase Listing on Realtor.com Yes Yes
Source of Most Buyers Internet  Internet
Ability to sell your home by owner & not pay a commission                         Yes No
Provide Market Analysis Yes Yes
Buyer Agents Show Listings Yes Yes
Come out to your home If needed Probably
Agent-friendly Lock boxes Yes Yes
Commercial Real Estate Experience Yes Probably not, depends on Agent
Experience 2 years average 2 years
List properties in local Realtors MLS Yes Yes
Realtor.com Listing Yes Yes
Provide help in closing and negotiations Yes Yes
CSS (Centralized Showing Service) Yes, depends on market area Yes, depends on agent and market area
Cancel listing at anytime at no cost Yes No
Listing on many third party web sites, like Zillow Yes Yes
Chances of listing agent selling property None, we refer all leads to you (optional) Less than 1%
For Sale By Owner  Yes Maybe
Can list without a scheduled meeting Yes Probably
Can list within 1 business day Yes Yes