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Listing Your Home with Monticello Matters

Thinking about selling your home yourself because you want the extra cash? Or have you found a discount broker that’s going to give you a cheap commission rate?

While that’s all well and good, in the long run, it might not be the best option. Take a look at some of the photos we found from a discount broker on our Capital Region MLS and compare those to the professional photos we take here at Monticello.



As you can tell, the discount brokers don’t have high-quality photos like we take here at Monticello. Did you know that having high-quality, professional-looking photos is one of the most impactful ways to sell your home?

Not only is it the first impression a seller gets of your home that makes it show better online, but listing with Monticello and using our unique marketing package helps your home sell faster and at the price you want, check out the numbers below comparing Monticello listings to using a discount broker.

Going back to January 1st of 2018, Monticello has had 86 total listings. Discount brokers like “MLS for Less” “RealMart Realty” and “Sell Your Home Services” have had 159 listings.

Of our 86 listings, 4.65% have not sold. Of the ones that have sold, they’ve had an average of 26 days on the market.

Of the 159 discount broker listings, 42.77% have not sold. Of the ones that have sold, they’ve had an average of 46 days on the market.

As you can see, listing your home with Monticello matters. You get better quality photos, a virtual tour, and a drone video tour. Our entire package is made to make sure your home sells in the timeframe you want and at the price you want.