Selling Through a Local Realtor vs. Selling to DCI Properties
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Do you find yourself weighing the pros and cons of selling your house or property to a realtor? Yes, you may have some tough decisions ahead of you, but selling your house successfully is the most important factor. While selling to a realtor may be the more traditional way to go, selling to DCI Properties can save you a lot of time, money, and stress!
There are many differences between selling your home to a local realtor versus selling your home to DCI Properties. In fact, one of the major differences, is that our estimates show that homeowners can save an average of $6,000 – $10,000 in realtor fees alone when selling to us. That alone, is a lot to consider when selling your home.
How do you know what to do to sell your house to realtor or not? Well, we’ve put together a simple list on what to expect in both situations.
Selling through a Realtor vs DCI Properties
|SELLING THROUGH A REALTOR||SELLING TO DCI PROPERTIES|
|Commissions:||5% of Sales Price in Ontario.||NONE|
|Repairs:||Most realtors will ask for repairs or even the lender will require repairs in order to sell the home.||NONE - We pay for all repairs|
|Time and Carrying Costs:||It takes about 3-6 months to sell a house. During this time you will have to pay for taxes, maintenance, utilities, insurance and interest.||NONE- We can purchase right away|
|Cleaning:||Your realtor will want a clean show-ready home to present to potential buyers.||NONE - We take care of this for you|
|Packing:||Once you sell, you will have to leave the place empty and clean.||NONE - You can leave what you don't want behind|
|Staging:||Many realtors require a home to be staged when showing off the home to potential buyers. Meaning a whole lot of decluttering for you.||NONE - Not required|
|Showing:||You may have to show your home off 5-30 times to find a buyer.||Once (Just Us)|
|Closing Date:||Typically 30-60 days after finding a buyer.||On the Date of YOUR CHOICE|
|Appraisal, Inspection, and Financing Contingency||Most realtors have to finance, so an inspection, appraisal and credit approval are all required.||NONE|