Discount Brokerages

Found 4 blog entries about Discount Brokerages.

EXHIBIT A: Listed with a different Brokerage

1307259

The home above was on the market 4 months and NEVER SOLD. Last listed at $339k (Below what we sold the exact home for shown below) This home has 3 tone paint, real hardwood floors, updated colors, and modern white kitchen with granite and backsplash. It's also partly fenced.

 

EXHIBIT B: Listed with Utah Dave @ goBE Realty

1301034

Meanwhile, this home sold for $340k in 3 weeks.   It only has 2 tone paint and brown colors. Formica counters throughout kitchen and upstairs instead of granite like the home above.‚Äč Laminate hardwood not real hardwood floors. Also, no fence on this home as opposed to the partially fenced home that dind't sell. The only other difference between this home and the one above

804 Views, 0 Comments

Same Builder... Same House... Same Area... Same Time on Market.... VERY DIFFERENT RESULTS

 

THEIRS: (LISTED WITH A DIFFERENT COMPANY: good experienced agent and brokerage)

House 2On the market for almost 2 years!

Ended with a Lease Option for thousands less than ours. 

Fully finished basement with wet bar

Larger yard/ lot

More upgrades in Master Bath

 

 

OURS: LISTED with UTAHDAVE of goBE Realty

Offers within a few days!House 1

Sold for $345k

Only a partially finished basement

Smaller lot than comparable home above

 

 

Utah is a non-disclosure state on sales price. To gain sold data on listings that aren't ours call 801-966-4000.

As you can see in the apple to apple comparison that you see above, the real estate

959 Views, 0 Comments

What not to ask when selling your home: "What is my home worth?" or "What will my home appraise for?"  This is not the right way to understand the value of your home. An appraisal is an estimate of value or to put it more simply; one person's opinion of the value of your home. As we all know that opinion is not necessarily fact, it's important to know that there is no such thing as an absolute number that your home is worth

Here's what happened to one seller of mine. The buyer's appraisal of their home came in $70,000 below list price. Yikes! After hiring 3 different appraisers on the same house all 3 came back with very different "opinions" of value. After 2 weeks of convincing the banks, the buyers, and the REALTORS, I was able to sell the home for

834 Views, 0 Comments

You have seen the headlines "Why Pay 6%? Save $2,000 to $4,000!"

Did you really end up saving? Lets take a look at a couple scenarios.

Sometimes its tough to really know, many times you will never know. Why? Because there rarely is the exact same home for sale at the exact same time as each other listed with different brokerages. But we found some for you to look at. These two homes were on the market at the exact same time and were considered competition as they were exact comparables.

EXAMPLE A:

 

This home was listed with a discount brokerage, and 2 different nation wide traditional brokerages.

Time on market: 470 Days

Net to seller after paid closing costs: $206,200

 

EXAMPLE B:

This home was listed with a Discount

851 Views, 0 Comments