Where is the Real Estate Market Headed this Summer?

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Where is the Real Estate Market Headed this Summer?

For over a year, the ongoing pandemic has put the real estate industry on hold. However, the housing market has bounced back without slowing down homebuyers’ activity.  We say this because the first few months … Read more

published on May 25, 2021

Is It Normal For the Buyer to Pay Closing Costs?

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Is It Normal For the Buyer to Pay Closing Costs?

Closing costs seem like a major burden when purchasing a home. They are typically the fees that come with the closing settlement during real estate transactions. Depending on the type of property and terms and … Read more

published on May 13, 2021

What Percentage Do Most Realtors Charge?

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What Percentage Do Most Realtors Charge?

If you’re considering buying or selling a home, chances are you will hire a real estate realtor to help you navigate the process. While most realtors earn money through percentage-based commissions, the commissions aren’t fixed. … Read more

published on May 13, 2021

How Are Realtor Fees and Closing Costs Calculated?

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How Are Realtor Fees and Closing Costs Calculated?

When home sellers calculate the amount of money they anticipate making from the sale of their home, they usually forget to factor in realtor fees and closing costs. However, it’s important to include these costs … Read more

published on May 13, 2021

Flat Fee Real Estate Phoenix Laws

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Flat Fee Real Estate Phoenix Laws

Real estate agents working in Phoenix are required to abide by several state laws as noted by the Department of Real Estate. If you are a prospective homebuyer, familiarizing yourself with applicable flat fee real … Read more

published on May 10, 2021

Real Estate Commission: How Much Does a Realtor Make on a sale?

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Real Estate Commission: How Much Does a Realtor Make on a sale?

If you sell or buy a home, how much does a involved realtor broker make on a sale as commission? That’s why understanding how commissions are calculated is important as it will help you figure … Read more

published on May 10, 2021

Are There Closing Costs on a For Sale By Owner?

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Are There Closing Costs on a For Sale By Owner?

When you sell your house by yourself, it might seem like you’re saving a lot of money given the hefty size of the standard 5%-6% agent’s commission. However, there are costs you might have to … Read more

published on April 12, 2021

Does The Buyer Pay The Broker Fee?

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Does The Buyer Pay The Broker Fee?

Many new homebuyers usually think using an agent is free when buying a home. Many real estate brokers also tell homebuyers that their services are free and there are no closing costs buyers incur. So … Read more

published on April 12, 2021

List on MLS With Flat Fee Realtor

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List on MLS With Flat Fee Realtor

Many homeowners are selling their homes as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) to save money on realtor commissions. However, some of the people that take this route usually wonder: Can I list on MLS … Read more

published on April 12, 2021

How Much Is the Average Broker Fee?

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How Much Is the Average Broker Fee?

Working with a broker has its benefits: they can negotiate offers on your behalf, market your home and recommend a list price. However; their services come at a cost. If you’re thinking of hiring an … Read more

published on March 16, 2021