Toronto Sellers Take Advantage of MLS Flat Fee Real Estate Listings

In: Company News|Real Estate News

11 May 2011

Why Home Sellers Want To Save Money:

Real Estate home sellers have usually invested a lot of time and money into their home. After most people purchase a home, they want to complete renovations in order to upgrade their home. This is especially true in urban centres like Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, and Scarborough, where older homes are being purchased and fixed up. Buying and renovating also occurs in newer urban centres such as Mississauga and Brampton. In Brampton and Mississauga, where the home was perhaps built in the 80′s or 90′s might just need a new kitchen, floors and paint versus having to rewire or do structural repairs. Either way you look at it, typically most home buyers tend to invest in their home to make it better.

As everyone knows, renovations can be very expensive, so it comes as no surprise that when it comes time to sell, home owners want to keep as much money as possible.

The Easiest Way To Save Money When Selling Real Estate:

Because home owner want to keep as much money as possible from the sale of their home, they usually choose to try to save money on the real estate commissions when they sell. Real Estate commissions are negotiable, but tend to average 5% (on the high side) and 3.5% (on the low side). Their percentage equates to a large amount of money. On a $400,000 home, 5% is $20,000 and 3.5% is $14,000. Plus home sellers need to pay taxes (HST in ON and BC!!) on those commissions.

Home owners who want to save on Real Estate fees usually consider selling their home themselves. They will advertise, negotiate, and then use a lawyer to review the contract and close the deal. Because Real Estate Agents are typically responsible for the advertising of a property for sale, when you don’t use an agent, home sellers need to advertise the home themselves. For that, they come to

For Sale By Owner MLS Exposure For $499, No Hidden Fees, No Extra Costs:

For Sale By Owners want to expose their home for sale to the most amount of people with spending the least amount of fees. If you are located in Canada you will want your home to be shown on (or partnered with a Toronto Based Real Estate Brokerage Located in Vaughan. Our partnership allows For Sale By Owner home sellers to advertise their property on This service was integrated with our new website, launched a few weeks ago. How is it going? AMAZING!

Get Listed on the Canada MLS For a Flat Fee’s customers are estatic about being able to advertise on for a small fee. In the past few weeks we have had 40 customers choose the option to post on Each day this number is growing by leaps and bounds. Here is a link to the properties being advertised on MLS by our partner Brokerage.

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