Selling A House In New Braunfels?
Compare Your Selling Options Before Signing Any Contracts!
At The Real Estate Hero, my goal is to see you succeed. That meant making sure you have all of the information you need to make a smart decision on how to sell your New Braunfels property. Below, I offer a quick comparison of the numbers and what to expect when hiring an agent, selling on your own, or working with a listing agent who charges a flat fee. If you have any questions whatsoever, don’t hesitate to reach out directly! (830) 660-3999
|For Sale By Owner||Flat-Rate Agents|
|Time To Sell:||Usually around 60 days – in some cases, much faster.||Selling on your own will typically take much longer.**||It depends on the level of service offered.|
|Typical Sales Price:||You will sell for 13% more on average when working with a New Braunfels real estate agent||13% less* than an experienced agent is able to negotiate||Negotiations are typically up to the seller.|
|Marketing Costs:||None – All marketing is included.||It could cost you thousands after you consider premium listings, signage, open houses, and more.||In most cases, all marketing outside of the listing is up to you.|
|Types Of Marketing Included:||Signage, premium listings, and customized marketing campaigns.||You will need to decide which marketing techniques will be the most cost-effective.||Only the MLS listing.|
|Time Commitment From You:||As little as possible.||The process can take up several hours per week.||Depending on the agent, the majority of work may fall on you.|
|Fees / Commissions:||Only a standard commission.||Marketing costs, holding costs, administrative costs, etc.||Flat fee or reduced commission for reduced services and assistance.|
|Legal / Contract / Advice:||100% included.||You are responsible for the legality of the sale.||Very limited.|
Should you hire a New Braunfels real estate agent or try to sell your house on your own? When you look at the numbers, working with the right agent more than pays for itself. Not all agents are the same. When choosing your agent, make sure you are working with someone you can trust. I’d love to discuss how I can be of service to you! Give me a call at (830) 660-3999 or connect with me on my contact page.
Service, Integrity, Giving Back…
These are traits that inhabit all that I do.
- Service above all else: Nothing comes before the quality of my service. Not profits, not closing dates, not the volume of sales. At The Real Estate Hero, success is measured by how I am able to serve the clients I work with.
- Integrity with every transaction: Whether you are buying or selling, you can always count on your best interest to be put before everything else.
- Giving back to the community: Not only does Doug pride himself on helping the community with his real estate services, but he also serves as a lieutenant for the New Braunfels Fire Department.
Call today to learn more about selling your house in New Braunfels or to get your FREE home valuation report! (830) 660-3999
* 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 an FSBO site versus the MLS or an agent.