Want to sell your home without an agent? A basic MLS flat-fee listing service can help you get your home on the MLS, but this approach does have its drawbacks. This is what you need to know.
Yes, you can sell your house after one year or less — technically, you could even sell it the day you purchased it! But, if you’re able to wait until at least two years before selling, you’ll have a much better chance of coming out ahead financially vs. selling a house after one year.
If you sell your home conventionally, you’ll typically pay a 3% real estate commission to the two agents who handle your transaction: your listing agent and the buyer’s agent. That equals a 6% total commission.
When you sell your home, you obviously want to keep as much money as possible after the sale. Thankfully, there are some great ways to save on realtor fees, which can make a huge dent in your earnings. Here’s how.
According to our research, a typical Massachusetts homeowner can expect to pay 4.3-7.4% of their property’s final sale price in home-selling costs. Commission represents the biggest expense, at approximately 3.8-4.6% of the sale price — but closing costs can also add up to 0.5-2.8% of the sale price, depending on your location. […]