The Commission is paid from the proceeds of the sale of your property. No commission is paid unless, and until, your property is sold!

MLS Listing- (Multiple Listing Service)- Is the Real Estate Agent's Professional Service which allows your listing to receive exposure to every professionally affilliated real estate broker who subscribes within Massachusetts, this allows more clients to be brought to your listing.

For the For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO)-MLS Entry-Only Listing- We will enter into the MLS for a fee of $500, screen and refer all calls to the home seller who acts as their own selling agent. Selling a home is not as easy as it looks, please read our section on FSBO.

*Ala-Carte Services Menu*- FOR FSBO AND MLS ONLY CLIENTS-Screening of buyer calls; verifying financing-approved buyers will be directed to client; client handles all showings and open houses; agent will provide and complete all necessary forms; attend home inspection and closing, and serve as escrow agent for deposit funds. Seller pays own advertising costs, agent will approve and submit ads. These will be at a per-service price of $150 per hour.

Complete Full-Service Listing-
Call us for a complimentary market analysis of your property's value. Once we determine the value, we will meet with you and discuss a commission structure ranging from 4% to 6% dependent upon your expectations and needs.
A Full Service Listing Includes compensation of cooperating brokers (MLS), typically, compensation to brokers of half of the earned commission; research and assistance in establishing a fair market value as determined by appraisal cost-approach method, advertising in accordance to ad budget established at listing contract and industry regulations; marketing of your property including internet-based marketing, soliciting potential buyers for your home, screening of buyer calls and ensuring preapproval of buyers; broker will handle all showings and open houses (if requested); provide signs and provide complete all necessary forms; facilitate productive communications throughout transaction with all involved parties and their attorneys; interact with buyer's and buyer agent(s) through the transaction, attend home inspection, appraisal, required smoke-detector inspection, offer expertise and advisement to the Seller throughout entire transaction; serve as escrow agent for deposit funds; offer referrals to necessary partners and vendors, and bring all necessary paperwork to closing. *Seller may pay a portion of advertising costs depending upon contract terms.

Suggested Commission Rates
FSBO- $399 for MLS ENTRY Only- No services. Seller acts as their own agent and compensates buyer agents.

4% Commission Rate:
This rate may be ideal for the "Friends and Family", or other Motivated Seller pricing competitively and transactions expecting to close within 30 days. Full-service and Buyer agent compensation included.

5% Commission Rate:
This is a typical full-service listing offering complete services and Buyer agent compensation included. .

6% Commission Rate:
This rate includes complete services for any deal which might be a "difficult sale" or, take over 90 days until closing. Full service, buyer agent compensation is included.

10% Commission Rate:
Commercial Services, reccomended for lengthy deals with longer than usual marketing expectations.

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