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The Rise of 'A La Carte' Real Estate

American Homeowner Foundation and American Homowners Grassroots Alliance President Bruce Hahn says home buyers and sellers will look to a a la carte real estate services in the future, which will spawn numerous niche markets.

Information received from Daily Real Estate News, February 2, 2009

Limited Service Brokerage Seen Increasing
NAR (National Association of Realtors®) has released its latest profile of homebuyers and sellers, showing that For Sale By Owner (FSBO) sales are declining but the use of limited service brokers may be increasing.  The survey found that 9 percent of respondents used "limited service" brokers and 8 percent used "minimal services," such as just listing a property in the MLS. NAR (National Association of  Realtors®) said there were not benchmark numbers for limited service brokerage, but it believes more brokers are now offering unbundled services and the trend is likely to continue...

Information received from Tar Heel Realtor January 2007 Volume 86

Established in 2005,  Alternative Realty is a locally owned and operated real estate company serving the High Country. We are NOT a franchise or referral company.  We are local!  Alternative Realty is the leading Real Estate Company in the High Country offering Flat Fee MLS cost effective marketing, and a Certified Foreclosure Resource by the National Association of Realtors. 

Jane A. Werner, is owner and Broker in Charge of Alternative Realty.  Jane is a licensed North Carolina and Tennessee Broker.   Jane has been a sucessful real estate investor  for over 25 years.  She owns and manages investment properties in both NC and TN.

Alternative Realty is a member of the High Country MLS,  and the Tennessee/VA Regional MLS.   

Alternative Realty was soley created as an alternative to traditional real estate companies in the High Country.  Alternative Realty belongs to the North Carolina, Tennessee, and the National Association of Realtors.

Alternative Realty offers an alternative vehicle in listing and selling your property by saving you money.  Our real estate model allows us to pass the savings onto our clients.  

In addition to your property appearing in the local MLS and www.Realtor.com, it will feed to hundreds of real estate agent’s websites through Broker reciprocity. Also, your listing will be picked up by other national websites.

Using our Flat Fee MLS Listing Service will save you thousands in commissions, and you will retain control of the entire sales transaction. This Program is designed to give the client who feels comfortable selling their property themselves the maximum exposure they need to market their property without paying outrageous real estate fees.  Finally, the High Country has a reputable and cost effective real estate company to help you sell your property.
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