With the growth of online tools, companies are quickly building products to serve the real estate community. After all, it’s a lucrative industry, home buying and selling will always be a thing - even if it does slow down, and companies around the world are diving in to make as much money off consumers as possible.
What are they selling? The ease. The ease of buying or selling a home online. The catch? You actually don’t benefit from these online quick-sale services. In fact, you could find yourself out of tens-of-thousands in cost difference. If you’re in the market to buy or sell, and are considering foregoing a real estate agent for an online service, be sure you read the fine print. You’ll often times find that you aren’t benefiting at all. Will they buy your home upfront to resale, so you don’t have to worry about the headache? Sure, but you may have been able to get $50,000 more for your house using a Realtor. Can you see and purchase your dream home through said services and “save” on agent commissions? Sure, but you’ll probably be overpaying for the home anyway.
The real estate industry is heavily regulated for licensed professionals to ensure the consumer is always getting the best representation for the best savings. These online services don’t require regulation and licensing, therefore, they can get away with fine print “scams.”
Be sure you do your research. A Realtor is there to make YOU the most money. Quick online services are focused on making their business the most money - not focused on how much you can sell your home for or how much you can save when you buy. Licensed professionals exist for a reason, be sure you don’t lose more than you can afford to by using a gimmicky online service that dubs buying and selling an “easy” process. Any good agent will make the process easy, minus general lending issues that may arise.
Author:Rogers Healy Phone: 000-000-0000 Dated: February 4th 2019 Views: 9,545 About Rogers: Rogers Healy, a native Texan, has lived in Dallas for the majority of his life. Before moving to Dal...
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Mindy grew up in Arizona, and moved to Texas 10 years ago seeking a new life and opportunities. With her, she brought a zest for fresh experiences and an entrepreneurial spirit which continues to drive her forward in her career. Through the years, Mindy has cultivated a wide skillset from working as a personal trainer to running her own skincare business, and ultimately thriving as the Director of Marketing for a Toxicology Laboratory and Wellness Clinic.
With all her ventures, Mindy has honed her skills as a communicator and liaison - always with her clients’ best interest at heart. For Mindy, the top priority is meeting the clients’ need and their happiness is of the utmost importance. As she discovered thr oughout the years, her connection to her clients and her ability to work well with people is what drove her to land on a career in real estate. Her previous roles were foundational to getting her to where she is now, and what she feels called to do.
Helping a family find their new home is essentially helping them make one of the biggest decisions of their life. For Mindy, it’s not only a crucial process, but one that should be enjoyed as well. As a seasoned traveler, she brings with her a love and excitement for new cities, homes, and neighborhoods. This kind of energy is infectious, and certainly one that helps ease the pressure of making such a decision. Her genuine care and curiosity, combined with professionalism and training makes Mindy a powerhouse of a realtor.