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The End of Fixed Real-Estate Commissions

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Ridgewood NJ, the National Association of Realtors, representing approximately 1.5 million real estate agents, has reached a settlement agreement to pay $418 million over the next four years to resolve a series of nationwide cases alleging that the association artificially inflated agents’ commissions.

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Top Five Flat Fee MLS Companies in NC

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A flat fee MLS in North Carolina is what it sounds like: a company that lists your home for a flat fee, which is a few hundred dollars. MLS stands for Multiple Listing Services, a service with which your house gets listed on your local real estate market database. The primary directory for active listings is only accessible to agents but using flat fee MLS you can get your house listed FSBO without having to hire a real estate agent. Your listing is also integrated on real estate websites like Redfin, Realtor.com, Trulia, and Zillow.

The value of homes in North Carolina averages out to USD 322,986. So, if you are selling your house in NC traditionally, you have to pay about 6%, that is, USD 19,380 as agent commissions. You can eliminate this cost entirely or at least by half by working with a flat fee MLS in North Carolina and save thousands of dollars.

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Flat Fee MLS Companies in New York

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If you think of selling your house through a flat fee MLS system, you are not alone. The platform offering this service helps you save much money in agent’s commission. You get many other services that make your house selling process simple and easy. If you are ready to handle the selling process yourself, the MLS listing platform is ready to do the heavy lifting. Many benefits attract house sellers to the flat fee MLS New York companies.

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Things You Should Know About Selling Your House as Is

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There are myriad reasons why you want to sell your home, but they all come with a lot of hassle like doing repairs and renovation, listing, showing, and closing, not to mention the paperwork required. While there is not much leeway when it comes to the legal aspects of a sale, there are a few options available to you if you do not want to be bothered by repairs and renovations. Especially if you cannot afford it or if you wish to be emotionally and physically free of the property as soon as possible. One of these is selling a house as is.

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We Buy Houses for Cash Companies: What you should know?

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Selling a house can take months and it is tough to wait this long if you are in a hurry or need cash urgently. This is where “we buy houses for cash” companies step in.

Most of these parties buy the houses “as is” and homeowners do not have to worry about making repairs and renovations.

But what are the things home sellers should know about companies that buy houses for cash? Here are some pros and cons of such companies along with reviews of the top “we buy houses for cash” firms.

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#1 Flat Fee MLS Listing in New Jersey

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While FSBO sellers need a flat fee MLS to get exposure to buyers’ agents, the Flat Fee MLS New Jersey FSBO sellers use should meet specific criteria to be worth it. Although New Jersey sellers have many options at their disposal, when it comes to selling your most expensive asset, you want to be sure you can achieve a top-dollar sale for your home while saving on listing and buyer agent commission. With this in mind, the list will reveal the best flat fee MLS for New Jersey sellers.

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Ridgewood Open Houses for September 25th 2016

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1635966.1 MLS # 1635966
579 Grove St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
3 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath, Col
Peggy Jung, Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker, Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1621787.1 MLS # 1621787
379 S Pleasant Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
4 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath, C/C
Jee E. Chang, Sales Associate
Weichert Realtors, Fort Lee

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Sun. 10/2
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1634331.1 MLS # 1634331
640 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Theresa Jung, Sales Associate
Realty 7, LLC

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1635454.1 MLS # 1635454
546 Laurel Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, Col
Joan Marie Monton, Broker Associate
Coldwell Banker, Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1622744.1 MLS # 1622744
300 Van Emburgh Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
4 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, C/C
Glenn Hefferan, Sales Associate
Weichert Realtors Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1627914.1 MLS # 1627914
828 Arrow Ln, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Mary Beth O’Hara, Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker, Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1632931.1 MLS # 1632931
26 Daniel Ct, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Twnhs
Charlene Bai, Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker, Fort Lee

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638689.1 MLS # 1638689
251 N Pleasant Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Pam Christian, Sales Associate
Keller Williams Village Square Realty

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1636142.1 MLS # 1636142
506 Farview St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
4 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
William W. Mack, Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker, Kinnelon/Butler

  • Open House: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1632957.1 MLS # 1632957
111 Somerville Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
6 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
2 Half Bath, Col
Sarah Wei, Sales Associate
Weichert Realtors Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638631.1 MLS # 1638631
412 Upper Blvd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
4 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Carol Keating, Sales Associate
Keller Williams Village Square Realty

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1636121.1 MLS # 1636121
32 Chelsea Pl, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Beth Freed, Broker Associate
Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty-Ridgewood

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1630138.1 MLS # 1630138
143 Kenilworth Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Angele Ekert, Sales Associate
Keller Williams Village Square Realty

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1636234.1 MLS # 1636234
331 S Van Dien Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath, Col
Qizhan Yao, Broker Owner
Realmart Realty, LLC

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1636748.1 MLS # 1636748
266 Gardner Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Kathleen Falco, Sales Associate
RE/MAX Accomplished Realty

  • Open House: 12:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638830.1 MLS # 1638830
176 Cottage Pl, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Frances Ekblom, Sales Associate
Tarvin Realtors

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638900.1 MLS # 1638900
355 Crest Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
2 Half Bath, Col
Jennifer Springer, Sales Associate
Tarvin Realtors

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1615483.1 MLS # 1615483
200 Claremont Rd, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
2 Half Bath, Col
Till Horkenbach, Sales Associate
Keller Williams Village Square Realty

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638607.1 MLS # 1638607
201 Melrose Pl, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Maria Shammas, Sales Associate
Tarvin Realtors

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1637685.1 MLS # 1637685
33 Brookside Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath,
3 Half Bath, Col
Frances Ekblom, Sales Associate
Tarvin Realtors

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1638134.1 MLS # 1638134
318 West End Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 5 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Cathy Bossolina, Sales Associate
Kimberly Ford, Sales Associate
Tarvin Realtors

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. Sun. 9/25
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1629427.1 MLS # 1629427
305 West End Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
5 Bedroom, 5 Full Bath,
1 Half Bath, Col
Victoria Wilkinson, Sales Associate
Solutions Realty, LLC

  • Open House: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Sun. 9/25