Posts By Date
Categories

There are a variety of options to market a property – and the recommendations that we give will really vary on a case-by-case basis.  I often find that the most commonly understood type of listing is the MLS listing.  These are the listings that you will see popup on the MLS listing history.  If you are setup to receive notices by your Realtor, you will receive a notice whenever something that matches your criteria pops up.


Another option that Realtors have at their disposal is the exclusive listing – oftentimes called many other names such as a pocket listing, or off-market listing.  Essentially, it means that a Realtor has been given permission to market a property for a seller – and only they have the right to sell the property (as in, they have exclusive listing rights). Now this does not mean that this particular Realtor is unwilling to cooperate with other Realtors.  We have sold a number of exclusive listings in which we would market to our fellow realtors, as well as offer a cooperating commission for anyone bringing a buyer.  The goal (at least in my opinion), is to still ultimately get the house sold for the most amount of money with the least hassle to the seller.


An exclusive listing does tend to have less exposure.  By not being put into the MLS system, which is the number one resource that buyers and their Realtors search, you are definitely limiting the number of eyes that might land on said listing.  However, there are certainly times when using an exclusive listing agreement is appropriate.  Here are some situations in which we have found there to be good reason to list a home with an exclusive listing contract versus an MLS listing agreement:

  • Personal situation of the vendors (oftentimes the desire for a discreet sale)
  • Wanting to test price without having an MLS history of price reductions
  • Concerns about the home itself and not wanting to have too many days-on-market
  • Having greater control and oversight over the buyers coming through
  • Luxury listings in which marketing to the general public isn’t always the best use of resources
  • Privacy concerns in the case of higher-profile individuals


The majority of our clients do end up going with a full MLS listing and it is often more advisable to do so.  However, every sale is different, every seller is different, and thus selecting the alternative that is best has to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


There is no right or wrong option for listing your house in Winnipeg – there really is just a “right for you”.  Please feel free to call us anytime to consult on whether or not listing exclusively (or as a pocket listing) is right for you, or if we would advise utilizing the MLS listing system. OR, sometimes we even do a hybrid variety of both, so that you are able to take full advantage of both strategies.  Again, feel free to reach out for more information.  We are always happy to talk strategy for your specific situation.


If you would like to be added to our exclusive listing list to that you are notified anytime we have a new listing available (that isn't on the MLS), please email us at Jennifer@JenniferQueen.com.  We have a number of waterfront Linden Woods properties set to hit the market soon!


Best realtor in Winnipeg Manitoba#AgentJen


Jennifer Queen

Phone: (204) 797-7945
Email: Jennifer@JenniferQueen.com

Read full post
Categories:   #AgentAmy | #agentAshton | #AgentLogan | 55 plus condos for sale winnipeg | agent | agents | basement flooding | benjamin moore | best agents | best real estate agent | best real estate team | best realtor | best realtor winnipeg | best realtors | best winnipeg realtor | bidding wars | bridgwater | brookfield relocations | buyer representation | buyers | Buyers, Rent, Realtors, Winnipeg | buying a condominium | buying a home | buying a home in winnipeg | buying a home with a pool | buying a house | buying in winnipeg | buying winnipeg | children activities | client appreciation | colouring contest | condo for sale in south winnipeg | condos in winnipeg | corona | Corona Virus | Coronavirus | cost of buying a home | country living | covid-19 | documents for selling a condo winnipeg | downsizing in Winnipeg | exclusive listing winnipeg | exclusive listings in Winnipeg | fair square | fairsquare winnipeg | families helping families | faq | financing conditions | First Time Home Buyers | for sale by owner | for the kids | Fort Garry | Fort Richmond | Giving Back | Goal setting | holidays | home buyers | Home buyers winnipeg | home buying | home buying tips | home maintenance | home ownership | home sellers | Home sellers winnipeg | home selling | homes for sale | HomesForSale | house hunting | houses with pools | how to buy a home | is a pool a good investment winnipeg | lake front properties | life lessons | listings | living in winnipeg | living on the red river | luxury homes | luxury houses winnipeg | Luxury Realtor in Winnipeg Manitoba | luxury realtor winnipeg | manitoba | market predictions | mls | motivation | moving to the country manitoba | moving to winnipeg | pandemic | pool homes winnipeg | pools in winnipeg | purple bricks | queen team | real estate | real estate advice | real estate agent | real estate agents | real estate family | real estate in Manitoba | real estate life | real estate team | real estate teams | real life | Realtor | realtor life | realtor reviews | realtor tips | Realtoring | realtors | realtors who care | realtors winnipeg | redecorating | relocating to winnipeg | remax realtor commission rates | REMAX winnipeg | renovating | rental equipment | riverfront property winnipeg | riverfront winnipeg | royalwood | rural living manitoba | sage creek | selling | selling a condominium | selling a home | selling a home in winnipeg | selling a home winnipeg | selling during the holidays | selling privately | selling real estate | selling winnipeg | Selling Your Home | sherwin williams | should i buy a house with a pool | spring home maintenance tips | staging advice | Summer camps in winnipeg | Team Update | things to do in winnipeg | tips for buying a home | top real estate team | top real estate team winnipeg | top realtor | Top Realtor Team | top realtor winnipeg | top realtors | top realtors winnipeg | transcona | water in basement | waterfront homes winnipeg | waterfront winnipeg | what to do in winnipeg | whats up | Windsor Park | winnipeg | winnipeg houses | winnipeg manitoba | Winnipeg R | winnipeg real estate | winnipeg real estate market | Winnipeg Realtor | winnipeg realtors | Winnipeg Sellers | winnipeg top realtors | winnipeg, remodeling, | Year in review