Brevard MLS Listings
MLS Listing practice when you see an ad for a reduced
MLS Listing commission is that the compensation is lowered when you agree to buy your next home
through the same agent or broker. Usually, the reduced
MLS Listing commission is not really being offered on the sale of your existing home but on the
purchase of your next one. The ads are usually unclear on this.
As a result, when you see an offer for a lower
MLS Listing commission, you should analyze what you are giving up by accepting such an offer. It
probably will not be readily apparent in the advertisement. Be sure to ask lots of questions.
Why You Should Not Be Home
Homebuyers will feel like intruders if you are home when they visit, and they might not be as
receptive toward viewing your home. Visit the local coffee house, yogurt shop, or take the kids to
the local park. If you absolutely cannot leave, try to remain in an out of the way area of the house
and do not move from room to room. Do not volunteer any information, but answer any questions the
agent may ask.
Lighting, Fragrances, Pet Control and More
MLS Listing has fallen out of escrow or sits on the market awhile, it is harder to get a good
offer. Potential buyers will think you might be getting desperate, so they will make lower offers on
MLS Listing. By overpricing your
MLS Listing in the beginning, you could actually end up settling for a lower price than you
would have normally received
Cut-Rate MLS Listing Commissions
With the advent of the web, a lot of agents are offering "cut-rate"
MLS Listing commissions. Most of the time, lower
MLS Listing commissions are tied to a lower level of service. If all you want is to be listed
with the Multiple Listing Service and a sign in the front yard, then a cut-rate commission
may be right for you. If you want an agent who will actively promote your property to other agents
and spend money on advertising, then you probably are not going to get that level of service with a
MLS Listing commission.
At other times, the lower
MLS Listing commissions are offered when you agree to tie in to other services offered by the
broker, such as agreeing to use a specific lender, escrow, settlement, or title company. The broker
(not the agent) will probably have some type of ownership or profit participation in those
businesses. The problem with agreeing to tie in to these other companies is that they do not have to
be as competitive in pricing their products or services.
Landscaping MLS Listings
MLS Listing landscaping at least as good as other, is your grass green, if not green it up fast
with some $15 fertilizer from your local home store. Your lawn should be evenly cut, freshly edged,
well watered, and free of brown spots.
MLS Listings Exterior
Paint or not to paint your
MLS Listings? When you look at your house from across the street, does it look faded or fresh?
Can you see the block edges through the stucco, do you have large brown water satins from your
sprinklers? If so, a paint job may be in order; It is often a very good investment. Once again
choose a light neutral color, dark blues, pinks, reds, purples and greens are no no's.
MLS Listing front door should be especially sharp, since it is the entryway into the house.
Polish the door fixture so it gleams. If the door needs refinishing or repainting, make sure to get
If you have a cute little plaque or shingle with your
MLS Listings on it, remove it. Even if it is just on the mailbox. You can always put it up again
once you move. Get a new plush door mat, too. This is something else you can take with you once you
Make sure the
MLS Listing lock works easily and the key fits properly. When a homebuyer comes to visit your
home, the agent uses the key from the lock box to unlock the door. If there is trouble working the
lock while everyone else stands around twiddling their thumbs, this sends a negative first
impression to prospective homebuyers.