- One of the largest databases of homes for sale.
- The dedicated services and expertise of skilled in-house real estate agents - who sold more than 25,000 homes in 2014.
- The online tools necessary to complete the home buying process, such as an interactive selling guide, valuation tools and useful tips.
- A wide range of services that consumers can access as they choose, including assistance with home pricing, securing MLS listings, home showings, negotiations and assistance with paperwork and closing.
Owners.com, the leading marketplace for self-directed real estate, is now a nationwide top 10 licensed brokerage with a dedicated team of in-house agents. i The new Owners.com offers buyers a consumer-friendly and robust shopping experience with one of the largest databases of homes for sale, with listings from MLS boards, banks and for-sale-by-owner sellers, some of which can only be found on Owners.com. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150625005136/en/ Owners.com will rebate half of its commission to buyers who use Owners.com to purchase a home in select states - returning up to 1.5% of the purchase price and putting thousands of dollars back in home buyers' pockets. ii Home sellers using Owners.com will continue to have access to MLS listings for a low, fixed fee - saving approximately 3% on the sale of their homes. "Consumers should be financially rewarded for the work they do themselves when buying or selling a home, which millions of people are already doing today," said Steve Udelson, President of Owners.com. "We're providing a team of expert real estate agents who can help consumers navigate the complex real estate transaction process, and offer great incentives for both buyers and sellers when they handle some of the work on their own." Today, home buyers typically spend more than five months searching online, and 45% say they found the property they purchased on their own. iii Owners.com will reward these consumers for the work they have done for themselves. For example, a buyer who shops thoroughly over a period of months, scouring multiple online sources and visiting neighborhoods, and who decides on a property, looks at comparable sales, and has an offer in mind, may just need help documenting the offer and closing the deal. From Owners.com they can receive transaction assistance that goes from offer to closing, and Owners.com will rebate half of its commission to them in select states. ii On a $300,000 home, the buyer would receive a rebate of approximately $4,500. Owners.com makes it easy for consumers to manage the process surrounding what is often their single largest purchase or sale: a home. With its new end-to-end transaction platform, Owners.com allows consumers to pick and choose what services they require to complete a home buying and selling experience, including: