Should You Use a Realtor or Sell Your Home Yourself?

Sell your house

When you’re selling your home you want to try and get as much money as possible, a Realtor can help. You also want to minimize your expenses, which means you may be tempted to sell your home without the aid of a Realtor and his 6 percent commission. After all, if the house sells for $300,000 giving up $18,000 in Realtor commissions can feel like a kick in the butt. Nevertheless, the decision to exclude an experienced Realtor should not be taken lightly. Personally, when we put our house on the market, we wanted to time the transaction so we could move over the summer because we didn't want to pull the kids out of school. But even though I wanted to sell my house quick, I never even considered selling it on my own because I just didn't have the time or expertise to do it properly. Before you make a