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Opendoor Reviews: What you Need to Know in 2021

By listingspark01 | October 18, 2021

Originating in 2015, Opendoor promised to simplify the home selling process by giving sellers an all-cash offer for their home within 24 hours. One of the pioneers of the real estate iBuyer model, Opendoor guarantees…

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How to Find Free MLS Comps Using ListingSpark’s Market Compare Tool

By listingspark01 | October 13, 2021

In case you missed our most recent webinar series where we offered a walk through and tutorial video on how to use our Market Compare tool to pull MLS Comps, we’ll go through what we…

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How Long Does It Take To Sell a House?

By listingspark01 | August 23, 2021

How long does it take to sell a house? Great question, complicated answer with a lot of variables. Are you selling as a For Sale By Owner? Listing the home with a Realtor on the…

What is Earnest Money and How Much is Enough?

By listingspark01 | August 10, 2021

When purchasing a home, not only is there a buyer and seller executing a contract, there is also a monetary consideration called earnest money that binds the agreement. How earnest money is handled can differ…

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How to use the ListingSpark referral program

By listingspark01 | August 9, 2021

The ListingSpark Referral program is a great way to earn rewards simply by telling your friends about ListingSpark. Today, we’re excited to let you know that the referral program has been upgraded! You can now…

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Your Guide to Offerpad: Reviews, Pros, Cons, & Fees

By listingspark01 | August 2, 2021

iBuyers have grown to be a large segment in the real estate transaction market. One prominent iBuyer company, Offerpad, promises homeowners the opportunity to sell their home quickly and easily. However, this convenience may come…

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What Does Contingent Mean in Real Estate?

By listingspark01 | July 23, 2021

What does contingent mean in real estate? This is a question that can be very confusing, due to the fact contingencies can come in many different forms. I’ll discuss each in this article. Contingent MLS…

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How To Sell Your House Fast

By listingspark01 | July 16, 2021

How do I sell my home fast? At ListingSpark, we hear this question all the time. It’s a great question, but can come with a complicated answer. A better question might be, if I want…

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Pros and Cons for Home Sellers

By listingspark01 | July 6, 2021

We Buy Ugly Houses is a brand that many have heard of. As part of the HomeVestors Inc. franchise corporation, they are a national real estate investment franchise that purchases “ugly” homes. They then either…

Buyer’s Agent Commissions

By listingspark01 | May 6, 2021

We are in one of the strongest sellers markets of this century. Pair that with a dramatically changing real estate industry where more tools are available to buyers and sellers than have ever existed before,…

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