Do You Need To Sell Your House in Spokane?
Learn About Selling On Your Own vs. Hiring a Local Spokane Area Real Estate Agent
Selling your house is a big decision and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. We pride ourselves in helping our clients find the best solution for their unique situation. As such, it is important to compare all of the available selling options for your Spokane home. In the table below, we offer a few of the key differences you will experience when selling your Spokane house with Rooted Real Estate. (509) 844-6539
|For Sale By Owner||Cut Rate Agents|
|Time To Sell:||Lower average days on market (under 50)||Studies show selling yourself adds on average 20+ days to the time to sell the house**||Depends on how comprehensive the service is to help market and negotiate the home|
|Typical Sales Price:||Houses sell for 13% higher prices* when working w/ a broker vs. FSBO||13% less* than an experienced agent is able to negotiate||Depends if their service includes full negotiation services or not|
|Marketing Costs:||$0 – We pay for all marketing and do all of the marketing work||$500 – $2,000+ in ads, yard sign, and more.||$500 – $2,000+ in ads, yard sign, and more.|
|Types Of Marketing Included:||MLS listing, professional yard sign, our team of buyers agents, featured online listings, open house if necessary, and more!||None. You’ll need to purchase all of your marketing separately.||MLS, other marketing usually extra|
|Time Commitment From You:||Very little. We want this to be as hands-off as possible for you so you can enjoy the process.||3-5+ hours per week including showing the house, open houses, marketing, putting out signs, etc.||3-5+ hours per week including showing the house, open houses, marketing, putting out signs, etc.|
|Fees / Commissions:||Competitive commission structure. But we save you time, headache, and stats show we can help you sell for a higher price vs. FSBO||$100-$1,000 for materials and FSBO website listings.||Flat fee or reduced commission for reduced services and assistance.|
|Legal / Contract / Advice:||100% included. We handle all of the contracts, documents, setting up escrow and closing, and more! We worry about the details so you can relax.||You are responsible for all contracts, escrow, and legal details to ensure the closing happens correctly and legally.||Not always included, when it is it may be limited. Ask the agent what they include and will not include.|
Many homeowners in Spokane believe that by selling themselves, they will be able to put more money in their pocket, however, this is rarely the case. An experienced agent can offer you service, education, and the ability to sell your house as quickly and easily as possible.
Ready to get started? Give us a call at (509) 844-6539 or connect with us on our Contact Page.
Get The Peace Of Mind You Need…
Listing your house in Spokane doesn’t need to be stressful or time-consuming. Our team will help you handle all of the details so you can sell your house fast and move on.
- Our experience: With almost 25 years in the real estate industry, our team knows exactly how to best assist buyers and sellers. We know the market and will help you find the most beneficial and profitable solution.
- Our values: When you work with Rooted Real Estate, you will quickly see that the customer’s needs come first. Whether you are buying or selling a house in the Spokane area, you can be certain you have the information you need to make the best decision possible.
- Building relationships: Building relationships is much more important than closing deals. Our goal is to become your trusted agent for life, whether you are buying or selling your house.
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* 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, National Association of REALTORS®)
** Both the Northwestern and the Stanford studies mentioned in the Money section confirm just that: “The use of a broker does lead to an accelerated sale. In that respect, brokers appear to add value,” the Stanford researchers declared. The Northwestern study found that it takes on average 20 days longer to sell a house on a FSBO site versus the MLS or an agent.