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Selling a House? FannieMae Suggests You Use an Agent

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We have often talked of the advantages a homeowner has when they use a real estate professional to help sell their home. It’s good to know that FannieMae agrees. Here is a quote directly from the Know Your Options section of their website.

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8 Responses to “Selling a House? FannieMae Suggests You Use an Agent”

  1. Danny May 31, 2014 at 10:53 am # Reply

    This may sound like a crazy idea to invest money into your house if you’re going to sell it, but just hear me out for a second. Giving your house a new gloss of paint, replacing a few old doors or giving a room a mini makeover can be a smart way to sell your house fast.

  2. James January 29, 2015 at 12:49 pm # Reply

    Very true quote from Fannie Mae, it can be better to hire an agent to sell your house. This is typically the case due to additional market exposure, BUT there are cases where seller’s actually benefit more by selling their house to a professional home buyer/investor….one being that money is not always the main reason that seller’s decide to sell their home, there are other motivating factors, some of which would make dealing with a lot of agents/buyers prohibitive for them.

  3. Jacob February 3, 2017 at 11:58 pm # Reply

    There are pros and cons for using an agent. If you are patient and want the absolute top dollar for your property, using an agent (in my experience) is definitely the way to go. If you need to sell quickly, have a large amount of repairs to do, etc. you may be better off selling to an investor.

  4. Chris April 27, 2017 at 3:32 am # Reply

    This amazes me.

  5. Sam April 27, 2017 at 3:34 am # Reply

    Now your talking!! List it!

  6. Sam April 27, 2017 at 3:36 am # Reply

    You’ll make more listing the property!

  7. Carter April 27, 2017 at 3:55 pm # Reply

    Amazes me how people don’t want to use an agent.

  8. Alex Deal June 15, 2017 at 2:17 am # Reply

    That’s definitely the wisest thing to do. Agents would know better than your average homeowner and would be able to fetch a bigger price for your home.

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