Redfin Expands Real Estate Brokerage to New Vacation Home Destinations
November 15, 2021
Redfin's unique model combines personal agent service and technology to deliver a better customer experience that costs less. To date, Redfin has saved customers more than a billion dollars in real estate commissions.
Redfin now serves more than 100 markets across the
"Since the pandemic created more flexibility in where we live and work, we've heard from lots of customers who want to use Redfin's blend of technology and trusted local agents further outside of city centers," said
Redfin agents provide a complete home-selling service including pricing and staging advice, free professional photography, a 3D virtual tour, digital marketing on websites and social media, and premier placement on Redfin.com. Redfin charges a 1% listing fee when a customer sells and buys their next home with a Redfin agent, compared to the 2.5-3% listing fee that is typical of most brokerages. For customers who sell with Redfin without buying another home, Redfin charges a 1.5% listing fee, still significantly less than the typical fee.
Redfin also helps homebuyers save an average of
Unlike most agents who are independent contractors, Redfin agents are employees who earn a salary, benefits and bonuses for closed sales. They meet customers through Redfin's website and app, which lets them focus on serving their customers, rather than spending time finding new ones. Redfin customers are asked to review the service they received from their Redfin agent, and these reviews are published on the agents' online profiles, offering transparency and ensuring Redfin agents are accountable to deliver results for their clients.
Redfin (www.redfin.com) is a technology-powered real estate company. We help people find a place to live with brokerage, instant home-buying (iBuying), rentals, lending, title insurance, and renovations services. We sell homes for more money and charge half the fee. We also run the country's #1 real-estate brokerage site. Our home-buying customers see homes first with on-demand tours, and our lending and title services help them close quickly. Customers selling a home can take an instant cash offer from Redfin or have our renovations crew fix up their home to sell for top dollar. Our rentals business empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Since launching in 2006, we've saved customers more than
For more information or to contact a local Redfin real estate agent, visit www.redfin.com. To learn about housing market trends and download data, visit the
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