Friday, May 27, 2011

How to be your own Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Agents benefit more off of you than you off of them. Today, a real estate agent makes around a 6% commission, so selling a house for a few thousand dollars might not be worth the trouble for them, but of course you want as much money as you can get for your property. Open houses have been proven to be just a way for real estate agents to build more client relationships.

Over 50% of house hunters look on the Web, according to the National Association of Realtors, so its only obvious to go after this market.’s fees start at $89 per month for a listing on its own Web site with additional fees for third party listings. listings cost $899., meanwhile, charges an average $399 for its listing service.

Be sure to check out what else comes with the listings. Some web listing will provide you with yard signs, printable flyers and instructional material to help you prepare, price and negotiate the sale of your home.


  1. If i didn't live in the worst place for this, I would so do it on the side. I'd be selling cars and homes. lol Total package.