Learn About the Different Ways to Sell Your House in Fairhope
Buyers have options when selling their homes, and it’s important to get all of the information you can if you are a homeowner who is ready to sell. Below, you’ll find a table comparing some of your options for selling. Keep in mind, that when you work with Jaime Cooper Team, EXIT Realty Lyon, your best interest will be at the forefront of all we do. If you have any questions about selling your house in Fairhope, reach out! We are happy to help! (251) 605-1316
|For Sale By Owner||Cut Rate Agents|
|Time To Sell:||Lower average days on market than other agents in Fairhope||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.|
If you want to sell your house in Fairhope, it’s important to think about how much your time and energy are really worth. Doing all of the work yourself can be very time-consuming and expensive. Working with the right agent can help you save money and open up a world of possibilities you may not have known about.
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Our team will answer all of your questions and handle every detail when it’s time to sell your house in Fairhope. We take a personalized approach to help homeowners sell, and we understand it isn’t always an easy decision. Here’s what you can expect…
- Communication: With over 10 years in corporate communication, Jaime brings these skills into every transaction.
- Professionalism: Professionalism isn’t even a question. We will go above and beyond to exceed your expectations in every transaction.
- Local expertise: As a Mobile native, Jaime is passionate about the area and the people who live here.
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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 an FSBO site versus the MLS or an agent.