SJA Seller’s Guide
Home Seller’s Frequently Asked Questions
A “listing agreement” is a document which lays out the contractual terms between the seller and the broker who will be listing the property.
The seller is responsible for paying the listing commission on the home—the listing office and broker then split that commission with the buyer’s broker and office.
Commissions are typically paid only at closing, out of the proceeds of the sale of your home.
“Dual agency” refers to the practice of a single broker representing both the buyer and the seller during the real estate
When a broker acts in a dual capacity, they owe the same fiduciary responsibility to both parties. Most states have a required brochure or pamphlet which details the responsibilities of buyer’s brokers, seller’s brokers, and dual brokers. Sellers considering the use of a dual broker should pay particular attention to the difference in responsibilities when a broker acts as a representative of both the buyer and the seller.
First Step: Perform a Comparable Market Analysis
A Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) will help to determine the most appropriate price for your home. Then we’ll provide home staging advice and suggest landscaping changes that will help draw buyers in.
We’ll advertise your home through a variety of methods, including local publications and online NWMLS listings. We may even showcase your home as part of our site’s Featured Listings.
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