Activation Date: If submitting this agreement during evening hours, insert tomorrows date.
For the purposes of this listing agreement and service Hillman Real Estate Inc. will be referred to as the Broker.
In consideration of the mutual agreement herein using a Facilitation Right to Sell listing agreement, the undersigned Seller hereby agrees to enter into a listing agreement with Hillman Real Estate to market and sell the aforementioned property. The Seller also acknowledges that the Disclosure Form been acknowledged. We recommend all sellers have legal representation when selling real estate. If you do not understand any portion of this agreement feel free to ask us or consult your attorney.
The Broker hereby agrees to enter the listing into MLS once the following items are received: (1) Disclosure Form . (2) Listing Agreement Package. (3) Property Data Input Form.
The Broker will be acting as a selling side ‘Facilitator.’ The undersigned seller grants The Broker authority to list the property on the Multiple Listing Service and in doing so the Seller agrees to offer compensation to a Buyer’s Agent. The Broker will be compensated an upfront fee of prior to listing the property on the MLS. Additionally, in order to list a property on MLS, compensation to a Buyer’s Agent is required. If the Buyer’s Agent is in fact the procuring cause of the deal, you hereby agree to pay a commission of: of the total purchase price (minus buyer upgrades or seller concessions) to the said Buyer's Agent. The compensation will be stated on the agent-listing sheet. If no agent is involved in the sale of said property, it is specifically understood that no commission is due.
The initial period of this agreement shall be for a term of 12 months from date of activation. The Seller may terminate this agreement at any time without penalty by notifying the Broker in writing via our Client Center form, however the is non-refundable. Once a termination request is made by seller and received by Broker, the listing will be cancelled within 24 hours.
The Broker will offer Money Back Guarantee if the seller would like to cancel the listing with Hillman Real Estate Inc. and then re-list with another brokerage. In order to get this refund the owner must notify us and then we will refer you to a Brokerage of your choice. You must let us know prior to any contact or listing with the new brokerage. Once you have been in discussions with another listing brokerage we will be unable to refer you and this offering becomes null and void. Upon their acceptance of our referral in writing, successful closing and recording of deed through the referred agency, the seller will receive a refund equal to the money spent for our MLS flat fee listing service. The Broker will send you a corporate refund check or electronic payment if every step is done properly. If you are interested in having us take over your listing on a full service basis, we will refund the amount you paid for your listing, take new photos, create a new listing and figure out the best way to market your property to get you the most money possible.
The Seller further agrees to perform the following actions necessary to convey the property: Respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion. Provide reasonable access for showings. Per the rules and regulations of MLS, our sellers must follow strict protocol throughout the transaction.
You may submit up to 30 photos with your listing. One photo must be an exterior shot. Photos must be submitted within 5 days of activation. Please name the image files to reflect the order in which you would like them displayed and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All listing revisions and change requests (i.e. adding open houses, price changes, revisions etc.) must be done on our website. We cannot make changes over the phone. Filling out the Client Center form grants us written permission to make changes to your listing. The Seller is responsible for reviewing the published listing and must notify us of any errors.
Open House scheduling information (date / time) may be added to your MLS listing each week. This request should be sent in on Tuesday’s by 6pm to ensure prospective buyers see it before the weekend rolls around. Your listing will have a set of balloons on MLS signifying that you will be holding an Open House. Brokers and prospective buyers who receive daily email listing alerts will see these balloons. Bonus sites may also show open house information.
MLS allows automatic data transfers to several 3rd party Real Estate websites and we cooperate with all of them, however, we have no control over these sites and as such cannot guarantee their reliability. Your flat fee to Hillman Real Estate is for the publishing to MLS ONLY. Third party bonus sites are purely a bonus subject to change without prior notice. Please view our site for a limited list of bonus sites.
Nobody likes fines, but MLS has rules and protocol that we have to follow. If you do not want us to get fined and pass the fine along to you, please follow these simple rules. If you accept an offer, tell us immediately. If you accept an offer and a buyer’s agent calls to show your home, do not tell them it’s under agreement, unless we have updated your listing on MLS. Keep us updated throughout the transaction so we know the timeline/dates. Once the home closes let us know it closed. Make sure one of your photos is an exterior shot. Do not plant a lawn sign that says FSBO, FOR SALE BY OWNER or BY OWNER. If we get a warning or a fine your listing is subject to removal.
For Sale Signage
Per the Rules & Regulations of Realtor MLS you may NOT plant a sign that says FSBO – FOR SALE BY OWNER – BY OWNER. This is essentially to prevent Buyers and their Agents from getting confused when showing up for an appointment. Any fines imposed by Realtor MLS for not following this signage rule will be passed onto the seller. We also reserve the right to cancel your listing if it is reported that you, the seller, are not following this signage rule. We have professionally printed double-sided color signs with a galvanized steel lawn stake available for purchase. They are 18" x 24" and can be customized with the 3" numerical stencil set and a jumbo blue permanent marker that we include. Price: $40.00.
Do you need a customizable for sale sign? 3" Numerical Stencils and a Jumbo Blue Permanent Marker are included. Price: $40.00
We accept the following payment types: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. We do not store payment information. Due to the nature of this service, we do not provide refunds for services rendered.
Main Listing Contact
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I / we acknowledge that I / we have read and understand the above information and agree to the terms by signing below:
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Seller #1 Type Name
Seller #1 Signature
Seller #[number] Type Name
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