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: 5,424 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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Lindsey was born in Fort Collins, Colorado then attended the University of Kansas before heading to North Texas to earn her Master’s degree.
Lindsey’s father was a home builder and developer in Colorado, so she was raised watching the process of building, starting from a dirt lot to a dream home. She learned to love all that this entails. Her first job was working for Jensen Homes. While growing up she worked closely with her dad doing everything from cleaning show homes to preparing marketing materials to joining him for meetings at the bank.
“I love helping people and I love knowing I am carrying on the legacy my dad started in this business,” said Lindsey.
Lindsey is close with her family and loves being an auntie to five. She loves music, travel, and Kansas basketball! Her faith is at the core of it all and she is grateful for the many blessings in her life. Lindsey is dedicated to building relationships with clients on the foundation of trust and integrity.