When it Comes Time to Put Your Home on the Market Should You Go it Alone or Hire a Realtor?

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When it Comes Time to Put Your Home on the Market Should You

Go it Alone or Hire a Realtor?

Craig Rutman, your Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex area Realtor knows the secret to buying or selling a home...ANY home!

You've finally decided to make the move. Now comes the hard part: Getting your home sold.

Should you go the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) route? Or should you list your home with a Realtor?

It's a tough decision. I mean, who knows your home better than you? 

But, hiring a Realtor is a lot more than just knowing your home. 

When it Comes Time to Put Your Home on the Market Should You

Go it Alone or Hire a Realtor?

When it comes time to put your home on the market here in the Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex area, contact me and let me show you how we'll work together to get your home sold.

 

 



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Craig Rutman is a North Carolina Residential Real Estate Specialist that can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in the Raleigh - Cary – Apex metro areas; or any place else in the country by connecting you with a relocation professional in your destination of choice.

To find all available homes for sale in the Triangle area of North Carolina, please visit www.justnchomes.com

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Rainmaker
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374

Of course, hiring an agent takes a lot of stress away and is the first step to GET IT SOLD! And if you are buying OR selling in the Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex area, call Craig, he'll take GOOD care of you! What HUMP?

October 19, 2010 06:47 PM
Rainmaker
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Jane Peters
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Power Brokers Int'l

Walk this way to Craig.  He will show you the way home.

October 19, 2010 07:09 PM
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Ellie McIntire
CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate

Needless to say, if I was selling my home in the Raleigh/Cary area I would be calling you. I would want to seer you hanging over my roof. No FISBO can do that!

October 19, 2010 07:28 PM
Rainmaker
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Roger D. Mucci
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Nobody Does It Better Lyrics by Carly Simon..............you're the best sir! 

 

October 19, 2010 08:26 PM
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Christine Pappas
Northeast Ohio Homes - Ohio RE/MAX REALTOR
RE/MAX Results

If your in Raleigh -  Call Craig!  No need to go it alone when there is an expert handy!

October 19, 2010 08:43 PM
Rainer
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Debbie Aldrich
Salt Lake City Realtor - Salt Lake County, Cottonwood Heights
The Watts Group Real Estate

Craig,

Great article on FSBO's.  I'm sure many FSBO's jump on board when you explain a few facts to them and they are certainly in good hands.

October 19, 2010 09:50 PM
Rainmaker
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Vickie McCartney
Broker, Real Estate Agent Owensboro KY
Maverick Realty

Hi Craig~  The problem is, we make it look so darned easy to sell a home!  It is getting more and more complicated to bring a home through to the actual closing!  We end up saving them time, aggravation and money in the long run. 

October 19, 2010 10:06 PM
Rainmaker
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Sharon Alters
Your Fleming Island Relocation Agents.
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

Craig, you  know who I will call in Raleigh, Cary and Apex in Wake County! This market is no market for amateurs.

October 19, 2010 10:36 PM
Rainmaker
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Nick T Pappas
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL

Craig, ok I'll try one two three more times and if that doesn't work then I'll get a blonde to work her magic on the computer screen!

October 20, 2010 12:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Nick T Pappas
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL

Okay, it worked this time...don't know what happened when I tried it before...must have been operator error...I was looking forward to the blonde lending a hand...oh well.

October 20, 2010 12:20 AM
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Craig, in a good market, like there was 4-5 years ago, many do it yourself sites had great success luring the FSBO. Their ads were all over the place. In our current market, their ads have just about disappeared and many do it yourselfers have little support. Like being lost in the middle of a vast forest at night and not knowing how to get out, or if they'll even get out. That's why 90% of FSBO's list with a professional within 30 days, and we all know who's the King in Cary/Apex/Raleigh NC.

October 20, 2010 08:33 AM
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Wanda - What hump? That line kills me every time!

Jane - No not that way. THIS way!

Roger - Thank you my friend. And welcome back!

Ellie - And I'd be calling you for all my Real Estate needs in Howard County, Maryland. For those of you who don't know what Ellie is referring to about "me hanging over her roof", as you can see from the example below, I'm not a fan of the traditional sold signs........

Beautiful Town Home in Durham, NC. SOLD! - by Craig Rutman, Your Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex Area Realtor

Christine - That's what I'm saying! Thank you Christine!

 

October 20, 2010 09:46 AM
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Debbie - Once they realize the pitfalls they can face, and the difference in the amount of money they think they're saving, compared to what they actually save, the choice is easy.

Vickie - I hear you Vickie! It's the curse of being good at what you do!

Sharon - This market is NO place for anyone who doesn't do this full time. Oh, you know who I'm calling for all my Jax, FL Real Estate needs!

Nick - Just remember Nick, it's ALWAYS usr rror!

Ed - I couldn't have said it better myself. The last stat you quote just goes to show that it's important to start on the right foot immediately by hiring a Realtor. Those 30 days of carrying costs are the difference in what they think they might have saved by going it alone.

 

October 20, 2010 09:53 AM
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Dorie Dillard
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
Coldwell Banker United Realtors

Good afternoon Craig,

Once again you have come up with another great marketing piece! I love the article and good one to put out there!

October 20, 2010 04:29 PM
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Craig Rutman
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Dorie  - Why thank you Dorie! Sometimes a good article is worth sharing with a whole other group of folks who might have otherwise missed it. I thought this was just such an article.

October 20, 2010 04:36 PM
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Hi Craig ~ One of your pictures got removed! Darn it.

October 21, 2010 09:32 PM
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate

Craig...you truly crack me up...love reading your posts and seeing your crazy, funny photos.  Thanks for all the laughs.

October 22, 2010 12:47 AM
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Craig Rutman
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Terrie - I think I fixed it!

Rebecca - You're so welcome Rebecca. I'm honored that you keep coming back for more!

October 22, 2010 01:13 PM
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David O'Doherty
Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
Hometowne Realty Clayton East

"Sedagive!" "Sedagive!"...Craig Ruthman can find you a castle in Cary or a crib in Romania.

October 23, 2010 08:12 AM
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Craig Rutman
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David - Or a town home in Transylvania! That's pretty funny stuff David!

October 23, 2010 10:07 AM
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