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Matt Phillips Real Estate Professional

Low Commission Rates Made Simple!


What Real Estate Agent Has The Lowest Commission?

Matt Phillips is a low commission real estate agent with arguably the lowest commission rates in the Durham Region area.  Matt Phillips provides low 1% commission with a full 5 star service.


What does it cost to sell a home in Durham Region or any where else in the GTA?

The typical real estate commission to sell your home is 5% of the sale price of the house.  It is then split in half.  2.5% by the listing agent and 2.5% to the selling agent. With the Matt Phillips Team we only charge a low commission of 1% on our end.  So your savings with our 1% commission vs the typical real estate commission would be 1.5%.  So if your home is $800,000 you would save around $12,000 in commission meanwhile you are receiving the exact same services and most of time our services are far superior than the competitors.  Combined with Century 21 The Matt Phillips Team value can not be beat by other agents!


What is 1% commission?

1% commission is the listing fee in order to sell your home.


Do I still need to pay the buyers agent?

Yes the other realtor must be paid or they won't show the home.


I don't understand the difference between the listing fee and the selling fee.  What is the difference?

The listing fee is the fee in order to list your home.  The selling fee is paid to the buyers agent when they sell the home.


Can the buyers agent fee be negotiated?

Yes there is no set amount to pay the buyer broker, however 2.5% co-op fee is the typical offered to the selling agent.


What area do you service?

We list homes in Oshawa, North Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Clarington, Bowmanville, Port Perry, Scugog And All Of Durham Region, G.T.A., Northumberland County And City Of Kawartha Lakes.


What services will I receive with 1% commission rate.

You will receive all 5 star services.  We do not cut corners! 1% Real Estate Agents | Full Service | MLS |Professional Videography With Drone | Free Professional Staging Services Available | 20 Years Experience | List For 1% (+Co-Op Fee) | Discount Real Estate Agent With Brand Name Brokerage | Century21 Global | Our Sellers Save On Average Over $10,000 In Commission Compared To Typical Realtor Fees | Does More. Costs Less. It's That Simple.


What are the upfront fees to list our home?

None!  There are no upfront fees in order to list your home.  We only get paid if we sell your home at a price and terms acceptable to you!


How long will it take to sell my home in the Durham Region?

Your home will be sold instantly in the current real estate market.  On average we only need 3 or 4 days in order to get you a top dollar offer.  We desperatly need more inventory in Durham Region.  There is a major shortage of homes currently for sale in PickeringAjaxWhitbyOshawaNorth OshawaCourticeBowmanvilleClarington and right across the entire Durham Region.

There are other discount real estate brokerages.  Why should I choose you?

We have the support of a brand name brokerage known world wide for the gold standard in the real estate industry. Century21 at a discounted low 1% commission.  We don't cut corners and can offer you everyting your existing real estate agent offers you at a fraction of the cost.  If you can save money for the exact same services, wouldn't it make sense to do so?  Our team has sold over 600 homes now and with over 20 years experience.  We present your home perfectly and provide full serivce at a low 1% commission.

What is the difference between a low commission real estate agent and other regular real estate agents?

We provide all the exact same services and sometimes more!  The only difference is we charge a low commission rate.  We provide supperior service at a lower cost.  If you have 5 mins start the converstaion.


I heard low commission real estate agents provide less services.  Is this true? 

No we provide 5 Star full service and guide you every step of the way in order to get you a top dollar offer!


My home is currently listed with another realtor.  Can I switch to you?

Unfortunately if you're under a contract, you can't switch until the existing contact expires.


So you're telling me you provide the exact same services as my prior real estate agent for 1% commission?  What's the catch? 

There is no catch.  We don't cut corners.  We work on volume and sell more homes than the average realtor.  So we are able to pass the savings onto the seller.


My home needs some work that I don't have time to fix up.  Can you still sell a fixer upper?

Yes no problem!  We can get you a top dollar offer fast in any condition.  We also offer a free home consult to help point out  and show you quick fixes and updates that will net you more money.  


I heard that a low commission real estate agent won't be able to nogotiate effectively on my behalf in order to get me a top dollar offer.  Is this true?

False.  Our listings sell for more money!  Our last 24 of 25 homes have sold over asking.  With 20 years experience in the Durham Region.  We have negotiated over 600 deals and have the experience knowledge to get you more money.


How do i know what my home is worth?

Durham Region Real Estate is one of the fastest growing regions in southern Ontario and is one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the world.  Property values can vary drastically from neighbourhood to neighbourhood.  At the end of the day the value of your Durham Region home comes down to: the current market, location, size and type of home, conditon, finishes and features, valued physical features such as lot depth or width, ravines, proximity to parks and schools, exposure, parking spaces, and other amenities ect, age.  Typically it's a good idea to have us run the comaparable home sales in your area for a similar type home.  We are experts at market valuations and understand what is needed to get you top dollar.  


Do you post listings on MLS and realtor.ca

Definitey we do mls and realtor.ca as these are lifelines for selling your home.  It would not be a stetch to say the Durham Region Real Estate Board runs on these platforms.  We list your home on both of these platefoms as part of our full service real estate packages.


Do you offer staging?

Yes!  We only work with the top professional stagers in Durham Region.  Do not fall for the " free staging " marketing ploys that big box realtors are using.  You are 1000% paying for that " free staging " with high commission rates and fees.  We offer a low commission of 1% listing fee which includes a free staging consultation to see what is required and needed.  Because we deal in volume our stagers pass the volume discounts on to us and we can get you a discounted staging rate for any required staging.  


How can I get in touch with Matt Phillips?

You can contact us at 905.435.5800 or anywhere on https://mattphillipsteam.com


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