This series of short articles is provided by RealSmart Properties to help potential first time home buyers with the knowledge necessary to fulfill their goal. So, you have finished school and started on your career. You have learned about the real world where every spending decision has consequences. You have worked hard to establish a decent credi ...Read more
At RealSmart Properties LLC, our innovative Flat Fee MLS® Listings (aka: flat rate or limited service) are saving our Sellers thousands of dollars in commissions and our full service buyer representation helps our clients find the right home at the right price.
Did you know that in a typical real estate transaction, a seller pays a 6% commission that is split equally between 2 separate parties, the listing broker and the selling broker? In most cases a sellers Realtor® (listing broker) enters the property into the Realtor®'s Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and a buyers Realtor® (selling broker) searches this exclusive database and brings the buyer. In fact, MLS® and Realtor®.com market exposure is responsible for over 80% of all properties sold in todays market.
Upon the sale of the average $200,000 house, a seller will be paying a $12,000 commission which will be split equally between both brokers, $6,000 to the listing broker and $6,000 to the selling broker. Ouch!!!
With our innovative $289 Flat Fee MLS® listing, the same property could sell just as fast while our RealSmart seller would save around $5700 on the commission.
How? The truth is, as long as a seller offers a competitive commission, selling brokers will bring their clients.
We simply charge a low up-front fee that provides the exact same MLS® and Realtor®.com marketing and exposure and eliminates the listing brokers portion of the sales commission.
Find out why savvy real estate owners, investors and builders are turning to this innovative way for selling their properties and keeping their equity.
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The Oklahoma real estate market is made up of diverse and interesting communities and neighborhoods.
RealSmart Properties offers full service to home buyers and is uniquely qualified to help you locate the property that best suits your needs, negotiate the right price and make your home purchase a satisfying experience.
Contact us to set an appointment for any listings or visit our Buyers page and use our MLS® search engine to find that perfect property you are looking for.
As Flat Fee MLS listings become more popular with home sellers across the country, local Realtors are slowly taking notice. While most keep up on sales trends in their respective markets, fewer seem to recognize the fundamental changes happening in the way many knowledgeable sellers choose to market their properties. A Flat Fee MLS listing is the b ...Read more
Many home sellers are asking what is a Flat Fee MLS listing? Also known as a Flat Rate or Limited Service MLS listing, this innovative and fairly new Realtor service allows sellers to take advantage of the proven marketing success of the Multiple Listing Service while saving them big money on commissions. So what exactly is a Flat Fee MLS listing? ...Read more
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