Report 85 Of Sellers Happy With Their Agents Heres Why

Dated: March 6 2018

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Today, more homeowners than ever are partnering with real estate agents to sell their home. According to the National Association of Realtors® recent Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, a whopping 89% of sellers worked with an agent to facilitate the sale of their home in 2017.And the vast majority of those sellers are happy they did.According to the same report, 85% said they would recommend their agents for future services (with 67% saying they would "definitely" do so). And sellers are following through on those recommendations; the typical seller has recommended their agent twice since selling their home, with ⅓ recommending their agent three or more times.Why are sellers so happy with their choice to work with a real estate agent? The money, for starters; according to the report, the median selling price for agent-assisted home sales in 2017 was $250,000. Homes that were sold without the help of a real estate agent? $190,000.

The Takeaway

If you want to have a positive experience selling your home—and get a higher price in the process—it's clear your best option is working with an agent.

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