3 Great Ways To Sell Your Home
We offer you more flexibility than any other local real estate company, with 3 great ways to sell your home, from our America’s Choice ® Direct From Seller to Buyer 0% commission program, where you are in complete control, to our Partnership Program, where you receive professional assistance from a licensed real estate agent, all the way to our J Lawrence Realty Full Service Professional Agency program, where a licensed real estate agent handles everything!
Option 1. Direct From Seller to Buyer – A True Marketplace at 0% Commission
Comfortable showing your own home? America’s Choice ® Direct From Seller To Buyer program streamlines the selling process and ensures that sellers communicate directly with potential buyers. The truth is, no one is in a better position to sell your home than you because no one knows your home better!
Since 1992, America’ s Choice is the place where buyers and sellers go to meet and complete the sale and purchase of a home – without commissions!
America’s Choice IS NOT a system which uses your home to sell advertising to to real estate agents who compete with each other to get your buyer as a client, and who then try to get YOU (not the buyer) to pay them thousands of dollars in commissions.
Read below to see how America’s Choice is a true marketplace where buyers and sellers meet up. A buyer gets all the information they need about your home on americashoice.com and then contacts you directly. There is no advertising sold to real estate agents trying to represent your buyer and then charge you. The reason so many people reach their goal of selling directly to the buyer through America’ s Choice is the constant branding of our website americaschoice.com to buyers.
Join thousands of sellers who have sold with us!
True 0% commission. Sound too good to be true? It isn’t. It’s how we’ve sold thousands and thousands of homes, and it’s how we continue to sell more and more homes every day. You pay a flat, upfront fee and a nominal sign deposit. Then, when you sell, you pay no commission. Now that’s smart!
IT IS ALL ABOUT OUR PROPRIETARY BRANDED INTERNET SITE…
Like the seller of 5765 Woodruff, Clarence, who sold for $498,000 at 0% commission in 2018, or the sellers of 51 Crestwood Ave, Williamsville who sold for $386,000 in 2018 at 0% commission (3rd home sold through America’s Choice) or 50 Bentley, Williamsville who sold for $432,000 at 0% commission in 2017, or the sellers of 78 Greenfield in the City of Buffalo, which sold for $280,000 at 0% commission in 2017, or the sellers of 78 Greenfield (neighbors and friends) who sold for $307,000, which is $27,000 over asking price (2017) , and the sellers of 2776 Creekridge in East Aurora who sold in one week in 2016 for $305,000 at 0%(our Internet Alerts), the sellers of 8586 Greenway Court in Clarence who sold for $419,900 at 0% commission in less than a month in 2016 (third home sold with us), 9415 Douglas Fir in Clarence for $290,000, 142 Covent Garden for $385,000 (first open house) and 26 Huntington Avenue in North Buffalo who sold for $254,500 at 0% commission 2016, the sellers of 201 Armstrong in Irondequoit who sold for full price at 0%.
The sellers of 4921 Hickory in Hamburg had 32 people at their open house, 7 private showings, 9 written offers and sold for $25,000 over asking price at 0% commission in 2016. The sellers of 143 Ames in Tonawanda told us they listed on a Thursday in August 2016, had 80 people at their open house on the following Sunday, had over 1000 views on Americaschoice.com, received 9 written offers by Tuesday, and sold over asking price with a rent back so they can stay until their new home is built.
Like these sellers in 2015 (among many others) 14 Heathrow, Clarence sold $369,000 at 0%, 5100 Blackman Cambria sold $275,000 @ 0% because buyer received America’s Choice Email Alert, 3974 Fritz Wheatfield sold $289,900 @ 0% in ten minutes due to our Internet and Email alert, and Royal Crest in Orchard Park $157,000 with multiple buyers at 0% and 6443 Sherwood, Lockport @ $299,000. It is our branded Internet that produces buyers directly.
Get Seen By Buyers!!!
America’s Choice ® gives you extensive internet exposure, ensuring that your home appears on our national website to maximize your home’s online visibility, with direct contact to you.
Major National Websites
When you choose our Partnership Program with Jlawrence Realty, we syndicate to Trulia, Zillow and many other sites, and most importantly, your agent at Jlawrence Realty is the first listed agent, enabling you to often obtain a direct sale at only 2% commission (as opposed to 3% which is the typical commission to the first listed buyer’s agent on these sites).
Branded Local Website – buyers find every home here!
Our highly visible website, americaschoice.com, is visited by thousands of potential home buyers every month. The only way to be a priority featured home on americaschoice.com is through one of our programs. You are the direct contact so you will get a direct sale at no commission! Our open house page is widely viewed… that is how the sellers above had so much success. NO ONE ELSE CAN DO THIS FOR YOU!
Guaranteed Color Print Ads
Beautiful color photo of your home is included in Your New Home magazine, distributed in high traffic Wegmans Supermarkets in Buffalo and Rochester. Reaches out of town buyers learning about our area.
Professional Three-Color Signage Installed. Professionally designed, eye-catching signs instill confidence in buyers and grab the attention of people shopping around your neighborhood.
Attractive, professionally designed lawn signs feature your home’s Code # and “Home Info Line”, allowing potential buyers quick and easy access to detailed information about your home.
Open House Signs
Attention-grabbing open house signs guide buyers to your home. Effectively placed open house signs draw attention and direct potential buyers to your home, increasing traffic through your open houses.
Easy-to-use online template for creating professional-looking, full color Buyer’s Guides. Each Buyer’s Guide contains extensive information about your home, giving buyers information they need to put together an offer.
Easy Access to Information for Buyers
America’s Choice ® 24/7 automated Home Information Line is available around-the-clock to provide potential buyers the information they need on your home. In addition, our website, which features comprehensive information on your home, is always just a click away.
In addition to America’s Choice ® professional home marketing materials, along with the expertise gained from decades of helping thousands and thousands of homeowners sell their homes, we also have available professional services to help you move from offer to acceptance to closing.
- Buyer Pre-Qualification by Known and Local Lenders
- Attorney Assistance Program
- We come to you. Just call us and we will set up an appointment right away. Our consultants will take high quality photos, conduct training, review comparable sales and have you up and running fast so you can get the right buyer quickly.
All of the Above For Only $495
Plus a Refundable $40 Sign Deposit
Option 2. Full Service Professional Agency
Full Service Professional Agency is available through J Lawrence Realty, a full service real estate broker, with attractive and flexible commission programs. Learn how you can sell with no upfront fee, with professional agents, for fair and reasonable commissions. It can be and is done regularly. Be smart.
Compare the agents associated with JLawrence Realty with any agents… you will find more homes sold per agent at JLawrence Realty than any other major real estate broker.
Option 3. A Real Partnership Program – Get a dedicated agent on your side for an extremely competive low commission when you enter the Realtor MLS through Jlawrence Realty
– Let your agent protect you against agents representing the interest of buyers
– Your JLawrence Realty agent will lower their commissions even more because you are helping them by conducting your own open houses and showings to buyers
With our Partnership Program, you get all of the benefits of the America’s Choice ® Direct Seller To Buyer program, plus:
- You enlist the services of a professional, trustworthy, and hard-working real estate agent associated with J Lawrence Realty
- Your agent sets up appointments for you, does contract preparation and obtains signatures, deals with deposits, sets up home inspections and issues arising from an inspection, deals with disclosures, deals with contingent contracts, deals with agents representing buyers, helps with attorneys, and follows through with you until the closing.
- J Lawrence Realty conducts a complete realtor campaign utilizing both the Multiple Listing System and the contacts of its award winning agents in Buffalo and Rochester (these agents sell more homes per agent than any other local broker)
- You get the benefits of a special variable rate commission structure!
- You can sell for an exceptionally low commission like 2% when there is no buyers agent involved, and with your agent doing all the work! (many, many sales at the lowest possible commission because of our extensive advertising directly to buyers), like 18 Bentley in Williamsville which sold for $375,000 in 2017 with no buyer agency commission or 30 Birdsong in Orchard Park which sold for over $600,000 with no buyer agency commission, 0r 436 South Avenue in Rochester which sold for $285,000 with no buyer agency or 103 Millford Xing in Pittsford which sold for over $400,000 with no buyer agency commission.
- You can sell for a low commission even when there is a buyer’s agent involved. Your total commission when there is a buyer’s agent involved will be the lower Jlawrence Realty commission plus the buyer’s agent commission you choose – for example, many sales close with 2.0% to a buyer’s agent – yes, over 90% of our millions of dollars in sales which involved a buyer’s agent in the Rochester area paid 2% to the buyers agent – like 7980 East River Road in Rush which sold for $429,300 paying 2% to Realty USA as the buyer’s agent, or 28 McKenna Trail in Penfield which sold at $345,000 paying 2% to Hunt Real Estate Corp. as buyer’s agent. 342 Cook Road in East Aurora sold for $500,000 at a total of 3.5% (with both a listing and buyer’s agent involved), saving at least $12,000 compared to other brokers and 27 Americo in Lancaster sold for $440,000 at a total of 3.5% (with both a listing and buyers’ agent involved), saving at least $12,000. 6425 Cloverleaf sold in 2017 for $480,000 at 3.5% (total!). Call us to find out how we can do this for you.
- With this program you will never have to negotiate with a buyers agent. You stay in control by showing your home to those buyers who are not working with a buyer’s agent. Buyer’s Agents will show the home to their clients. … your listing agent will negotiate on your behalf. For example, we closed on a sale on Brentwood Drive in Clarence, NY with the Partnership Program. The buyer’s agent presented an offer of $380,000. Our listing agent, Anna Martinick of JLawrence Realty, negotiated the price up to $415,000. Anna was worth her weight in gold to our seller. Now that is smart!
- It is our advertising directly to buyers that produces many sales at 0% with program 1, or with the lower Jlawrence Realty commission through the Partnership Program- these direct sales occur without a buyer’s agents involvement. No other company can come close to producing direct sales at our magnitude. Sales if any, with these other companies, typically involve buyer agency and their fees. You may sell with others, but it will cost you substantially more in the end.
- Just a few examples of Direct Sales – these properties sold without a buyer’s agent fee!: 180 Crestwood North Buffalo sold $17,000 over asking price with multiple offers at 0% (no MLS), 34 Olde Ivy in Williamsville sold for $353,000 in one day at 0% (no MLS), 113 Arcadian, East Amherst sold for $360,000 at 0% (no MLS), 5471 Marthas Vineyard sold in two weeks for $470,000 awith the Partnerhip (agent help & MLS), 7190 Clinton in Elma sold in 2015 for $450,000 with Partnership (agent help & MLS), 115 Deerwood on Grand Island sold $345,000 at 0% in 2 weeks (no MLS), 8933 Connemara Lane in Clarence sold in two weeks for $409,000 which is $9,000 over asking (no MLS), 326 Washington Hwy, Amherst which sold in one week for $9,000 over asking (no MLS), 133 Meadowview in Williamsville sold for $265,000 with the Partnership Program (agent help & MLS), 5 Mary Janes sold for $269,900 full price with Partnership (agent help & MLS), 2 Bridlepath in Lancaster sold in one week $15,000 over recent comparables with multiple offers at 0% (no MLS), 6799 Gowanda State in Hamburg sold $435,000 with the Partnership (agent help & MLS), 26 Ashwood in Lancaster sold at $369,000 full price at 0% (no MLS), 138 Place One in Greece which sold for $375,000 with Partnership (agent help and MLS) in 2015, 35 Forest Creek on Grand Island sold for $375,000 with the Partnership Program (agent help & MLS), 62 Howard in Tonawanda sold $11,000 over what the seller had purchased it for just nine months earlier at 0% (no MLS), 36 Avian Way in Lancaster sold for $292,000 with the Partnership (agent help & MLS), 2723 Christopher in Hamburg which sold with the Partnership program (agent help & MLS), 115 Breezewood in Orchard Park sold $6,000 over asking (no MLS), 115 Hunters Ridge Orchard Park sold for $292,000 in two weeks at 0% (no MLS), 14 Kings Ct, Orchard Park sold for $255,000 with the Partnership (agent help & MLS – their 6th house sold with us!), 6095 Strickler in Clarence sold for $415,000 at 0% in two weeks (no MLS), 1021 Park Avenue in Rochester sold for full asking price, $309,900 at 0% (no MLS), 3 Scarlett Pine in Clarkson sold with the Partnership (agent help & MLS), 18 Chesfield Lookout in Perinton sold with the Partnership (agent help & MLS). We could go on and on. The point is simply that nobody makes direct sales the way we do, saving you thousands and thousands.
- WITHOUT THE AMERICA’S CHOICE DIRECT SALES PROWESS, THESE SALES WOULD HAVE COST THOUSANDS MORE BECAUSE THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN A HUGE BUYERS AGENT FEE (WHICH IS THE OVERWHELMINGLY TYPICAL RESULT OF MLS MARKETING ONLY) AND THE SALES PRICE WOULD LIKELY BE LOWER BECAUSE YOU WOULD HAVE BEEN LEFT ALONE TO NEGOTIATE AGAINST A BUYERS AGENT.
- MLS only marketing overwhelmingly results in a huge buyer agency fee. The AMERICA’S CHOICE Option 1 program often produces direct sales at 0% or the PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM Option 3 program often produces many sales with no buyer’s agent involvement – saving you thousands….we are the most cost effective program by far!