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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 to help home-sellers “skip the hassle of listing, showings, and months of uncertainty.” However, this…

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how long doers it take to sell a house

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 MLS? Are you selling to an investor or an iBuyer? Is the buyer paying cash…

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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 from state to state. For the purposes of this article we’ll discuss the norm in…

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ListingSpark referral

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 access your Referrals details directly from your ListingSpark Dashboard. Read the step-by-step instructions to learn how to earn…

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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 at a cost with service fees sometimes running as high as 10% (far more than…

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contingency contract

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 Listing Status What does contingent mean in regards to the MLS listing status? It means…

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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 to sell my home fast, what is the trade-off? Or better yet, how do I…

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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 flip them for a profit, keep them as a rental property, or wholesales the contract…

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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, how agents are compensated, specifically the buyer’s agent commission has become a very buzzy topic.…

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