<html> <head> <title> Broker Direct Real Estate ~ Deal Direct, Save Money </title> </head> <body topmargin="0" leftmargin="3" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" bgcolor="FFFFFF"> <center> <table border=0 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 width=680 bgcolor="FFFFFF"> <br> <tr valign=top> <td width=140 valign=top> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com"><img src="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/brokerdirectlogo2.jpg" width=140 height=179 border=0></a><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/startalisting.htm"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">Start a Listing</font></a><br> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/addoninfo.htm"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">Add-On Info</font></a><br> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/faq.htm"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">Listing FAQs</font></a><br> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.trulia.com/profile/brokerdirectrealestate/" target="_new"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">Trulia Profile</font></a><br> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/aboutbrokerdirect.htm"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">About Broker Direct</font></a><br> <hr width=140 size=1 color="000000"> <a href="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/contactus.htm"><font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000">Contact Us</font></a><br> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.idxco.com/idx/10069/slideshowJS.php"></script> </td> <td width=10></td> <td width=530 align=top> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify> Below are a list of questions and answers that we hear frequently. If you don't find the answers you need, feel free to send us an e-mail with your questions. We will try to get back to you within 24 hours.<br><br></div></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>Why do I need to put my house on MLS? Is it really that important?</b></div></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>Statistics from the National Association of Realtors show that roughly 85% of buyers use a REALTOR, and the fact is that REALTORS use MLS to find homes for their buyers. So if you want maximum exposure, yes MLS is key to selling your house.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>How long does it take for my property get listed on MLS?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>Once we have your signed listing documents in hand, your listing will appear on MLS within 48 hours. It can take up to an additional 48 hours for your listing to show up on Realtor.com and all of the other partner websites because of their database processing time.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>Where does my house get listed if I use Broker Direct Real Estate?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>When using Broker Direct Real Estate your listing will be posted on your local MLS. It will also be listed on all partner websites including Realtor.com, Trulia, Zillow, MSN, WSJ, and many more.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>What other expenses will I incur if I use Broker Direct Real Estate?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>There are no hidden expenses or other costs, unless you desire additional advertising or other marketing strategies out of the oridnary. Should a yard sign or lock-box be damaged or stolen, replacements will cost $75 and $125 respectively. We do suggest offering a 3% Buyer's Agent commission to help entice REALTORS to show your house to their clients.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>What markets is Broker Direct Real Estate available in?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>At this time Broker Direct Real Estate provides services in North Texas. We are however looking to expand our markets. Contact us if you are an Agent or Broker outside of north Texas.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>How long will my listing appear on MLS using this service?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>When listing your property with Broker Direct Real Estate you get a 6 month listing. If your house happened to not sell during this time period (which is rare), we would re-evaluate your pricing and marketing strategy.</font><br><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify><b>Why use Broker Direct Real Estate instead of another listing service?</b></font> <font face="verdana, arial" size=2 color="000000"><div align=justify>We feel that our custom tailored marketing package is the best-of-the-best in terms of value. And our knowledgeable Broker is always there to help. Simply, you will get the best value and experience with Broker Direct Real Estate.</font><br><br> </td></tr></table> <table border=0 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 width=680 bgcolor="FFFFFF"><tr><td> <center> <hr width=680 size=1 color="000000"> <font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000"> <a href="mailto:info@brokerdirecttexas.com"><font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000">info@brokerdirectrealestate.com</font></a> " <script language="JavaScript"> today=new Date(); // Build an array initializer function isnArray() { argnr=isnArray.arguments.length for (var i=0;i<argnr;i++) { this[i+1] = isnArray.arguments[i]; } } // And months and day arrays var isnMonths=new isnArray("January","February","March","April","May","June","July","August","September","October","November","December"); var isnDays= new isnArray("Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday","Sunday"); isnDays[0]="Sunday"; var thisyear = today.getYear(); // varies in JavaScript and JScript document.write(isnDays[today.getDay()]+", "+isnMonths[today.getMonth()+1]+" "+today.getDate()+", ") if (thisyear >= 2000) { // covers JScript post 2000 document.write(thisyear); } else { // covers JScript from 1900 thru 1999 and JavaScript until 3899 document.write(1900 + thisyear); } // not handled: JScript pre 1900 </script><br> <font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000"><a href="http://www.realtor.org" target="_new"><font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000">NAR</font></a>, <a href="http://www.texasrealtors.com" target="_new"><font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000">TAR</font></a>, & <a href="http://www.dfwrealtors.com" target="_new"><font face="verdana, arial" size=1 color="000000">MetroTex</font></a> member " REALTOR " HUD NAID BRZNDN0513</font> <br> Graham Brizendine, Broker DBA Broker Direct Real Estate 2004-2014</font></center> <center><img src="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/realtorlogo.jpg" width=50 height=50><img src="http://www.brokerdirectrealestate.com/ehologo.gif" width=50 height=50> </center> </td></tr></table> </td></tr></table> </center> </body> </html>