The real estate market is one of the most complex markets in the entire world because the prices keep modifying every single day. Although most things change, one stagnant aspect of the real estate market is that the real estate agents are always trying to rip you off. It is a known fact that in the United States at least, real estate agents are demanding 6 percent commission. When you think of it, 6 percent isn't that much but if you take into consideration that the average price for a house is around 313,000 dollars which means that the real estate agents gets almost 19,000 dollars, I'm sure you are looking for some other way to sell your house, without an agent. The alternative is to sell your house online.
There are many sites which will buy or sell houses online without those annoying real estate agents. Selling your house online is more comfortable in comparison to selling your house the classic way. The facts show that about 80 percent of the people who are on the look for a new house use the Internet to find it. Selling your house online isn't very difficult; you just have to follow some simple steps, as follows: The first thing you should do is to find out the price of your home; in order to do so, you must hire a home appraisal; if you have problems finding one check with the Appraisal Institute which is a professional appraiser's association.
Also there are other groups which offer free services on the Internet; you just have to research a little bit. They will allow you to evaluate the value of your home by comparing it to the neighbor's property. The second thing you must do is to market your house. In order to do so you must find a website that has a lot of traffic so that a lot of people can see your house thus increasing your chances for selling it. To attract people you must sell your house in a professional matter: insert high quality pictures and add a rich description.
If you have some extra cash you might consider inserting a "virtual tour" of the house. Doing all this will attract potential clients because if you present the house in a professional way, they will realize that you don't have anything to hide and they say that you are a serious seller. After you sell your house you must obtain professional services for the title transfers. In order to do so, you must hire real estate attorneys or title companies.
In both cases they shouldn't demand more than approximately 500 dollars; if they ask for more that means that they are trying to rip you off so search a little bit more. These kinds of websites will buy your house directly, no matter what the house's shape is, whether it is good or bad; or if you have problems with it such as: behind on payments or you already have the house listed with a realtor. They will buy your house although they know that it will take months to sell it; all at a fair price because there aren't any real estate agents involved in the business. So if you want to sell your house as fast as possible, no matter why you are doing it ( divorce, expired listing, late payments, unwanted property or you have inherited the house ), doing it online it is far more better in comparison to using a real estate agent.
Dan Heskett is the creator of www.buymydfwhomenow.com a site which has an interesting motto: "we buy ugly houses"; so you have the possibility to sell your house even if it isn't in perfect shape.