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(s) hereby agrees to enter into a listing agreement with Hillman Real Estate to market and sell the aforementioned property. The Seller(s) also acknowledges that the Disclosure Form / will be acknowledged and signed programmatically by both parties and delivered via email along with this listing agreement once completed. If you do not understand any portion of this agreement feel free to ask us for clarification or consult your attorney. We recommend that 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. (3) Property Data Input Form.
The Broker will be acting as a selling side ‘Facilitator.’ The undersigned Seller(s) grants the Broker authority to list said property on the Multiple Listing Service and will be compensated an upfront flat fee of prior to activating the listing. Additionally, in order to list a property on MLS, compensation to a Buyer’s Agent is required. If the Buyer’s Agent is the procuring cause of the deal, you hereby agree to pay a commission of: of the total purchase price (net) to the said Buyer's Agent. The compensation amount being offered 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 listing comes with free renewals as long as the Seller informs us via our Client Center that they would like to renew prior to the expiration date. We will renew the listing in 3 month increments thereafter. 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(s) would like to cancel the listing to re-list with another real estate brokerage. Referrals between brokerages is common practice. In order to be eligible for this refund, the Seller(s) must submit a cancelation request via our Client Center to inform us of your plan. If you have an agent/brokerage in mind we will contact them on your behalf using a standard real estate referral form. They will contact you shortly after to set up a time so you can interview them. Once you have been in discussions with another brokerage we will be unable to refer you and this offering becomes null and void. Upon successful closing through the referred agency, and recordation of the deed, Hillman Real Estate will send the Seller(s) a check or electronic payment equal to the money spent on our listing service.
§ 1. The Seller(s) further agrees to follow protocol by responding to all inquiries in a timely fashion and provide reasonable access for showings. Since we are required to follow the rules & regulations set forth by MLS, we require our sellers to follow our guidelines to ensure we are working together in a collaborative and organized manner.
§ 2. Photographs
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.
§ 3. Listing Revisions
All listing revisions and change requests (i.e. open house announcements, price changes, other revisions etc.) must be done on our website using our Client Center form. Since written permission is required to edit listings, changes will not be made over the phone under any circumstances. Filling out the Client Center form grants us authorization to make changes to your listing. The Seller(s) is responsible for reviewing the published listing and must notify us of any errors.
§ 4. Open Houses
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 3rd party sites have enough time to display the announcement before the weekend rolls around. Your listing will have a set of balloons on MLS signifying that you will be holding an Open House.
§ 5. Bonus Sites
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 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.
§ 6. Fines
Nobody likes fines, but we have rules and protocol that we are required to follow per the rules and regulations of MLS. If you do not want us to get fined and pass the fine(s) along to you, please follow these simple rules. If you accept an offer, tell us immediately. We need to know the (1) Closing Price, (2) Closing Date, (3) Buyer's Agents Name and Brokerage. If the price or closing date changes you must notify us with the new details before the closing happens. On the day of the closing, you must confirm the (1) Recorded Price, (2) Recorded Date and (3) Agents Name and Brokerage one last time. You may notify us using our Client Center form. Additionally, you agree to never disclose that your property is pending or under agreement to other Agents before telling us. Once a property is listed on MLS it is technically not classified as a For Sale by Owner, therefore, MLS strictly prohibits using lawn signs that state the following verbiage: FSBO, FOR SALE BY OWNER or BY OWNER. It is not uncommon for Agents to take a photo and file an MLS complaint. If we receive a signage violation notice your listing is subject to removal. If you need a customizable for sale sign we have them for purchase.
§ 7. MLS Marketing Booster: YES
Seller has authorized us to create a secondary MLS listing for the said property in order to increase online marketing exposure by publishing the property on two MLS platforms. Seller will receive 2 MLS numbers/listings. (+$100.00).
§ 7. MLS Marketing Booster: NO
Seller does not want us to create a secondary MLS listing for the said property in order to increase online marketing exposure by publishing the property on two MLS platforms ($0.00).
§ 8. 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(s). We also reserve the right to cancel your listing if it is reported that you, the Seller(s), 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: $50.00.
Do you need a customizable for sale sign? 3" Numerical Stencils and a Jumbo Blue Permanent Marker are included. Price: $50.00
§ 9. Payment
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.
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