Frequently Asked Questions

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Ideal Agent is an online marketplace that connects Home Sellers and Buyers with local full-service real estate agents. Home Sellers and Buyers can compare proposals and select agents based on Experience, Specializations, Commission, Rebates, Expertise, Marketing, Areas Served, Ratings and More.

Yes, 100% free to Home Sellers and Buyers. Our goal is to match you with your Ideal Agent, an agent that will successfully sell your home or assist you with purchasing one while saving you thousands of dollars in the process.

Ideal Agent is simple and quick. Just submit an online request with your contact information along with your basic property information and you will automatically receive up to four proposals from local experienced full-service agents. Compare the proposals and select which agents you want to interview. Then hire your listing or buyer agent that will assist in selling or purchasing your home.

Ideal Agent expedites the prescreening process by delivering up to four proposals by local experienced agents who are vying for your business. We have researched and qualified each Ideal Agent. You could spend countless hours interviewing four agents only to find out at the end of each presentation that the commission is 6% or even more. Ideal Agent reveals the commission and other key factors of each proposal prior to you selecting your agent so you can base your decision on cost, experience and marketing. Typical savings can be 1 to 3%, that’s up to 50% of the standard 6% commission saving you thousands.

Our Partner Agents are high performers that sell well above the annual average for real estate agents. They’re not selling one or two homes every couple of months. They have embraced the technological and marketing advances in the real estate industry and are passing on their efficiencies to you in the form of lowered commissions and higher performance.

While our team has been revolutionizing the real estate industry for decades, Ideal Agent is not a real estate brokerage. We match you with real estate agents who represent local and national brokerage brands. Once you select your agent, you will sign an agreement with them directly and their brokerage to represent you in the sale or purchase of your home.

Yes, Ideal Agent only enlists full-service agents. Your agent will be local and experienced. While you receive discounted commission, you will not receive discounted service.

You will receive up to four proposals by our Partner Agents within 24 hours of submission.

Our Partner Agents come from top local and national brokerages and are selected based on meeting our minimum standards. Joining the Ideal Agent Network is by invitation only or a detailed interview process. We verify that our Partner Agents have an active real estate license and are in good standing. You will be able to compare our Partner Agent’s experience, reviews, specializations, marketing, commisision and more in the Proposal Preview.

It’s always an uncomfortable situation to ask a friend or neighbor for a reduction in commission. With Ideal Agent you receive up to four proposals from local experienced agents who are competing for your business. You can compare each agent in the following categories: Commission, Experience, Reviews, Marketing and More. Our system let’s you pick your Ideal Agent.

Agent Proposals include; Agent Profiles, Commission Splits, Experience, Reviews, Listing Term, and Marketing Options such as: Open Houses, Mailers, Internet Marketing, Photography, Virtual Tours, Home Staging, etc.

Our Partner Agents pay advertising fees to participate in the Ideal Agent Network. Many of our competitors charge high referral fees to their Partner Agents which minimizing the savings they can pass on. We believe Ideal Agent maximizes the savings passed onto our Home Sellers and Buyers.

Our goal is 100% satisfaction, so if you’re not happy please let us know. We can always match you with another agent. But more importantly is that we hear about your experience so that we can improve upon our service.