$0 Upfront Flat Fee Broker Omaha NE
The flat fee broker represents a low cost option for sellers wishing to utilize the multiple listing service, better known as the MLS, and save on real estate commissions by taking on much of the work marketing the home. What is often called a "flat fee broker" is really a "fee for service broker" that charges an up front fee to let a For Sale by Owner access the multiple listing service (MLS).
It looks good on paper, but usually doesn't pan out in practice. The fee for service broker provides no services for the "fee" other than data entry on the MLS. The seller is responsible for all other facets of the listing and sale process.
The flat fee broker has no incentive to sell the house and many times
they'll rope you in with a "too good to be true" fee and leave you hanging. Unless the seller is experienced, like a retired real estate agent, it
will be difficult for them to navigate through the process or provide the quality of marketing that their competition will have.
Other services, such as enhancements to the listing,
signs, lock boxes, flyers, photography, call forwarding, document preparation,
buyer's agent's commission, etc. are typically sold individually, even those
services that are required by law! Another disadvantage to the program is the
amount of commission paid to the buyer's agent is often higher than average.
Many times the buyer's agent has to act in both capacities, as a selling agent
and a listing agent, because under the fee for service model the seller is
normally representing themselves. The higher commission helps to entice agents
to show the property.
We Have a Better Way!
We make the flat fee concept work by going beyond just data entry. You get valuable resources that will help you maximize your sale price and get you through the process all the way to closing. The detailed instructions and guides make the process easy plus you get email and phone support to help with the tough questions. There are two great plans to choose from, one for experienced real estate sellers and one that provides the full service and support most sellers need and want. Explore our site and find the best option for you. As always, we are available to answer questions and help you get your house sold.
In fact, we depend on your house selling.
We only get paid when you do!
Discount commissions for sellers.
Cash rebates for buyers.