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Selling Later

What is an Office Exclusive listing?

What is an Office Exclusive listing?

What does it mean when your real estate agent asks you to be an "Office Exclusive Listing?" Let's talk about the implications of being an exclusive listing and who really benefits when you sell your home this way. Read more

Where does all of that commission money go?

Where does all of that commission money go?

Commissions should always be discussed before you sign a contract with an agent. But, how can you prepare yourself to negotiate on commissions if you don't know who is getting paid what? Here is a clear and transparent breakdown of who is getting a cut of that 5%-6%. Read more

What is a buyer admin fee?

What is a buyer admin fee?

When you get your loan estimate, you might see a buyer admin fee listed. This fee should also come up when you start to interview buyer agents. Let talk about this "cash grab" and why we think you should say NO to it. Read more

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

Seven things you should know before signing a listing agreement with an agent...and how putting potential buyers in your agreement could save you more money Read more

4 things you should know about "best agent" websites

4 things you should know about "best agent" websites

Finding a good agent is hard, which is why many companies claim to help you find the best agent for free! We tested out two of the biggest platforms (so you don't have to). Here are four things we learned to help you avoid losing money and your privacy. Read more

How long should your agent agreement last?

How long should your agent agreement last?

Planning to buy or sell with an agent? You will eventually have to sign an agreement with them. Learn what we think is an appropriate length of time for the agreement to last, and how you should negotiate that term with your agent. Read more

Buyer Beware: missing property history on ibuyer properties

Buyer Beware: missing property history on ibuyer properties

Are ibuyers purposely leaving out property information so that you do not see what they paid for the home? See what we discovered in our latest report. Read more

The truth about the "Best Agent" websites

The truth about the "Best Agent" websites

How do the "best agent" websites work and who really pays for them? Are they really the "best agent?" Let's find out! Read more

Tips on how to sell your home on your own

Tips on how to sell your home on your own

Considering selling your home by yourself (FSBO)? Here are some tips and suggestions from previous Selling Later members who sold their home on their own. Read more

Where does the Contact Agent button really take you

Where does the Contact Agent button really take you

Find out where the "contact agent" button really takes you and why you need to protect your personal information in real estate to ensure you get the best deal. Read more