Should you sell your home to an iBuyer?

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 14 January 2020 15:31

The Houston Association Of Realtors conducted a survey to consumers in their market area and these were their findings related to iBuyers.

We think the most significant number that stands out is the first one. 80% of consumers just want knowledge and information.

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Do iBuyers like Opendoor and Zillow make fair market offers on the homes they purchase? This has been a point of contention since the iBuyer business model launched, with opponents claiming that iBuyers purchase houses at well below market value, while iBuyers claim they provide consumers fair market offers.

A MarketWatch investigation of multiple transactions involving iBuyers shows that their offers would net their customers, on average, 11% less than owners who choose to sell their homes on the open market, when fees and other costs are considered, translating to tens of thousands of dollars lost. The findings also revealed considerably more uncertainty around the transactions — the scope of inspections, for instance — than the iBuyer model purports to offer consumers who are looking for ease.

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However,  a new study by real estate technology consultant Mike DelPrete reviewed more than 20,000 iBuyer transactions, which accounts for more than 95 percent of all iBuyer transactions from 2018 to present. “The evidence in this research study strongly suggests that iBuyers are offering close to fair market value for the homes they purchase,” DelPrete writes.

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Mark Kunce


KW Global Property Specialist

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Mark grew up in a family involved in Real Estate Sales and Development and brings over 30 years of Real Estate experience to the Team. Mark is a remodeling expert and possesses strong working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and design. Mark heads up our REO division and works closely with many of our Financial Clients to maximize profitability. Having proudly served our Country as a United States Marine, he mastered discipline, leadership, organizational skills, and the mental toughness that is often required in Real Estate. Mark has a Masters of Education degree and has applied his teaching skills in the United States, Japan, and Mexico. He brings great knowledge, understanding, strength, and professionalism to the Team in representing your interests. Mark has traveled to Washington DC, and attended Fannie Mae Congressional hearings dealing with the distressed housing market. He was recently an expert guest on The Michael E. Gerber Show and joined a select group of business experts and entrepreneurs to collaborate and co-write the business and marketing book titled Trendsetters: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Top Trends To Help You Achieve Greater Health, Wealth and Success!

Keller Williams San Diego Metro - The My Home Team, formerly known as the San Diego My Home Team, has expanded our operations to now cover all of San Diego County and the Palm Springs area. Our brokerage has also expanded to its new location in Coronado with more new locations to come… In addition to being one of top teams in these areas, our passion and desire is to help local and national charities. In 2011 Dan Becker was named Keller Williams San Diego Metro Cultural Icon, and in 2013 Mark Kunce was named KW Cultural Icon for Southern California. These awards are for our work and contributions to KW culture and to our communities. Some of the organizations that we donate to and work with are KW Cares, The Youth Housing Project, Normal Heights Community Association, the Wounded Warrior Project, and the Wave Academy (Aquatic Therapy Education and Research for Military Personnel and Veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). We believe in giving back. Thanks to you we can. 2016, Mark became the director of Keller Williams San Diego Metro Real Estate School

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