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: 4,786 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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Native Oklahoman, Kodi Nelson has called the Dallas metro her home since 2001 when she made her first investment into her modeling career. Although she has lived all over the world for various amounts of time while on modeling contracts, she has always maintained a home in the Dallas area. Hailing from a small northeastern Oklahoma town, Kodi has a strong sense of humility and cares greatly for her fellow man.
Since co-founding the social media personality, #ModelRealtors, Kodi along with colleague, Maggie Parks have led production in the the company. Taking an out-of-the-box approach to Real Estate, they blend their experiences from 35+ years in the modeling industry, utilizing cutting edge marketing and unparalle led customer service to bring a unique buying and selling experience for their clients that range from first time home buyers and first time investors to luxury new construction and commercial portfolio developers.
Kodi gives back to her community, serving on the board of Model Behaviors which produces events to raise funds and awareness for underserved women and children. Kodi along with her husband, George, have been married for fifteen years. They are active members in their church and proud parents to their two young boys, Enzo and Levi and boxer dog, Harvey Dent.
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