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House Showings and the Corona Virus

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTBuying & Selling and the Corona Virus - You can download showing instructions Buyers should follow when viewing homes and Sellers can provide to Agents to help keep

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Why use the Messick Team as your Buyers Agent?

Why use the Messick Team as your Buyers Agent?It doesn't cost you anything to use our services. In California, the Sellers pay the Buyers Agent commission.Our agents are dedicated and will work hard

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No registration required for full access to the Southern California MLS - CRMLS

Southern California MLS (CRMLS) SearchNO REGISTRATION REQUIREDWe developed this website to provide homebuyers access to tools and information that will make your Southern California home search

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What is the typical timeline for an escrow on a real estate transaction?

Typical Escrow TimelineEscrow times may vary but most escrows close within 30 days. The length of an escrow is determined by the proposed closing date that was agreed to by both the buyer and the

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Are websites like Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com becoming obsolete?

Are websites like Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com becoming obsolete? Most Realtors hope so. These websites receive a huge amount of visitors that are searching for homes and are making a fortune in

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US Dept of Justice - Rebates Make Buying A Home Less Expensive

US Department of Justice - Rebates Make Buying A Home Less ExpensiveBuyer Rebates are legal throughout California and many other states. To read what the United States Department of Justice has

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Check out our two Home Buyer Rebate programs

CaliforniaBuyersRebate.com offers two types of homebuyer rebate programs.50% Resale Rebate Program:  This program is for prospective home buyers that are going to buy a resale home (a home that

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So, what is a buyer agent commission rebate?

Simply put – cash back at closing.  But, there’s a bit more to it than that.According to the United States Department of Justice, “commission rebates are usually calculated as

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California Discount Real Estate - Save Thousands

You Don't Have to Pay 6% To Sell Your HomeCaliforniaDiscountRealEstate.com offers California homeowners three listing options when selling their homes.Option one is our Flat Fee MLS Listing, which

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Meet The Half Percent Agent

List your real estate with the Half Percent Agent. Save thousands in real estate commissions. You don't have to pay 6% to sell your home. The Half Percent

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No Registration Required To Search MLS

Your direct access to the Southern California MLS. Search virtually all real estate listings throughout Southern California. From Santa Barbara to San Diego you can view photos, virtual tours,

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What's Your Home Worth?

View Our Instant Market Report, Including Comparables, Instantly. Learn!

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You Don't Have To Pay 6% To Sell Your Home

California Discount Real Estate, Inc. offers California homeowners three listing options when selling their homes.Option one is our Flat Fee MLS Listing, which enables homeowners to pay a low

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Half Percent To Sell

With our California "Half Percent To Sell" discount full-service listing option you will save 60% of the traditional listing agent commission. With this package, we will be representing you as your

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Get Paid Buying Your Next Home

Are you ready to get paid buying your next home?When you purchase a home, the seller of that home pays a commission to their listing agent and to the buyer’s agent (us). We share a portion of

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Your Options When Buying A Home

Your OptionsGo it alone. Just walk into any new home model and work directly with the sales agent. You give up your right to be represented by a Buyers Agent and the Listing Agent keeps the full

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Do Refunds And Incentives Pose Any Risk To Consumers?

The Antitrust Division has found no evidence that refunds and incentives harm consumers. On the contrary, they can dramatically lower the price that consumers pay for brokerage services.- US

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How Do Rebates Benefit Consumers?

Rebates can save consumers several thousand dollars in a single transaction. For example, if a broker offers to refund one-third of its commission to the homebuyer, the average buyer of a $300,000

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Rebates Make Buying A Home Less Expensive

Rebates make buying a home less expensive... In purchases where buyer's brokers are offered half of a 5% commission, they may compete on price by refunding a portion of their commission to the

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Fathom Realty Now Agent Owned

Fathom Realty is owned by our agents. Our agents have helped us grow and become profitable so we believe our agents should share in our combined success. This also helps ensure our core values and

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