Compare Your Options
Thinking Of Selling Your Louisville Area House Yourself Or Going With A Limited Service Agent? Compare Below!
Even in a seller’s market like Louisville, it’s smart to look at your options and see what will actually help you best reach your goals with the sale of your Louisville house. It’s important to know your options when selling a house. Take a look at the differences when you hire Noe Group at Keller Williams Louisville East, sell yourself, or hire a cut-rate limited service agent.
|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.|
Time is valuable, and your time is precious! We want you to consider how much time it will take to try to sell your home yourself. You’ll have to market your home, host showings and open houses, deal with the paperwork and closing process yourself. Research shows how a full-service agent who is experienced in local Louisville real estate can help sell your house on average 20 days faster and for 13% more! We think that speaks for itself!
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Consider Three Important Factors Before Selling Your Louisville Home
- The true costs: Yes, there are agent commissions involved. But when you work with Noe Group at Keller Williams Louisville East, you will be partnering with Derby City experts who will protect your best interests. Plus, if you try to sell your home yourself you’ll have to pay for things like signage, online ads, photography, and targeted marketing. We do all of that for you!
- Your time commitment: Do you want to be heavily involved in all aspects of selling the house? From marketing to taking calls from buyers, to showing the house, doing your own open house, to setting up the escrow, and more? Just calculate what your time and energy are worth and where you should best focus your time. If you’d rather not hassle with the details of your house sale, work with a trusted agent like Noe Group at Keller Williams Louisville East.
- The “experience factor”: There are hangups that can throw your closing off or cost you thousands. When you work with Noe Group at Keller Williams Louisville East, we help you avoid those issues and deal with them for you.
Now That You’ve Compared Your Options…Are You Ready To Get The Process Started With Noe Group at Keller Williams Louisville East? Give Us A Call At (502) 230-1770 Or Get A FREE Home Valuation Report!
* 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.