Top Flat-Fee MLS Companies in Tucson, AZ

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By Katherine Peach Updated January 4, 2023

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If you’re selling your home for sale by owner (FSBO) in Tucson, hiring a flat-fee MLS service can help you increase your listing’s visibility to potential buyers.

The average commission rate for full-service listing agents in Arizona is approximately 3%. Based on the median sale price for Tucson homes — which as of December 31, 2023 was $329,000 — that translates to about $9,870.

In contrast, you'll pay between $195 and $499 to list your home with flat-fee MLS companies in Tucson. The most basic flat-fee real estate packages will offer little more than a listing on the MLS, but more comprehensive packages could include additional services like help with negotiations and paperwork.

That being said, using a Tucson flat-fee MLS company to sell FSBO comes with additional costs in terms of time, energy, and your final sales price. You'll have to manage your own sale — from scheduling showings to drafting contracts. And, FSBO homes usually sell for 6% less on average than agented properties.

If using a flat-fee MLS company is still the right choice for your sale, we've picked some of the best flat-fee MLS services in Tucson.

But, if you're not ready to sell FSBO, one of your best options is to work with a discount real estate company like Clever. With Clever, you'll only pay 1.5% to list your home instead of the typical 3%. And, you'll get full-service support from a great Tucson realtor so you can sell for top dollar!

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The best Tucson flat-fee MLS companies

Every Tucson flat-fee MLS service is different. When evaluating the following options, be sure to read the fine print. Look at things like the length of the listing term, fees to change your listing, how many photos you can add, and more.

» MORE: Find out how to evaluate flat-fee MLS services

Sell By Owner Arizona

Sell By Owner Arizona

Price Range

$299-$499

Number of Photos

6-25

Listing Term

3-12 months
Description
Pricing
Pros & Cons
Reviews
  • Sell By Owner Arizona is a flat-fee MLS listing service operated by Realty Net LLC, a licensed real estate brokerage
  • Provides real estate contracts and disclosures needed for the home selling process
  • Listing is live on the MLS within 24-48 business hours
  • Set your own buyer’s agent commission rate (Sell By Owner Arizona recommends 2.5-2.7%)
  • Agents and brokers contact you directly. If you find your own buyer, you pay no buyer’s agent commission
$299 - Good

  • 3-month listing on the MLS
  • Listing syndicated to REALTOR.com, Zillow.com, Trulia, Redfin, RE/MAX, and Keller Williams
  • 6 photos
  • Real estate contracts and disclosures (download)
  • 1 printable color flyer template

$399 - Better

  • Same as Good package, plus:
  • 6-month listing on the MLS
  • 12 photos
  • 3 printable color flyer templates

$499 - Best

  • Same as Better package, plus:
  • 12-month listing on MLS
  • 25 photos
  • Virtual Tour Posting
  • Custom subdomain
  • Showcase listing on Sell By Owner Arizona site
  • Sell By Owner Arizona yard sign (shipping not included)

Pros

  • You work directly with the broker, not a referral service
  • Cancel anytime (no refunds)
  • Downloadable real estate contracts and disclosures
  • Make changes to your listing at no additional charge

Cons

  • No built-in home valuation or pricing support
  • Only 6 photos with basic service package
  • Price point for basic package relatively high compared to similar services
  • N/A — as of 8/11/2020, no third-party review information was available for Sell by Owner Arizona. We will update when this information becomes available.

FlatList.com

FlatList.com

Price Range

$299

Number of Photos

25

Listing Term

6–12 months
Description
Pricing
Pros and cons
Reviews

FlatList.com is a flat fee MLS service operated by Flat List RE, a licensed real estate brokerage that operates in AZ, CA, GA, HI, ID, IL, NV, OR, and WA. Packages may vary by state.

Your listing will go live in one business day.

Flat fee plan: $299

  • 6-month MLS listing

  • 40 photos

  • State forms and disclosures

  • Unlimited changes

  • Purchase agreement upon request

Pros

  • You get free, unlimited listing changes.

  • You can cancel anytime with no fee.

  • Buyer and agent inquiries are forwarded to you via email.

  • You set the buyer’s agent commission.

Cons

  • The company offers only one package.

As of June 3, 2023, FlatList.com has 5/5 stars across 54 Google reviews.

Mountain Lake Realty

Mountain Lake Realty

Price Range

$299-379

Number of Photos

100

Listing Term

9-12 months
Description
Pricing
Pros & Cons
Reviews
  • Mountain Lake Realty is an Arizona-based real estate brokerage that specializes in flat-fee MLS listings and a-la-carte real estate services
  • Built-in contract review and home valuation service
  • Set your own buyer’s agent commission
  • Cancel at anytime for no fee (no refunds)
  • Offers a range of optional, a-la-carte services, including lockboxes, professional HD photography, aerial drone photography, Matterport virtual tours, and more
$299 - MLS Plus Contract Review

  • 9-month listing on the MLS and Realtor.com
  • Syndicated to sites like Zillow, Trulia, IDX, and more
  • 100 photos (to MLS dropbox)
  • Virtual tour (ARMLS only)
  • Home valuation upon request

$379 - MLS Plus Contract Review Plus Showing Time Plus Docusign Contracts

  • Same as basic package, plus:
  • 12-month listing on the MLS and Realtor.com
  • Broker-assisted contrct review
  • All paperwork handled via Docusign
  • No fee to change or cancel listing

Pros

  • You’re working directly with a licensed broker, not a referral service
  • No charge for listing changes
  • Built-in contract review and home valuation report
  • Cancel anytime with no fee
  • Offers some unique and compelling a-la-carte services, like drone aerial photos and Matterport-powered 3D tours

Cons

  • $699,000 max home value for basic package, $850,000 for premium package.
  • No budget listing option — entry level is $299

As of August 17, 2020, Mountain Lake Realty does not have any third-party reviews, but does have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

National flat-fee MLS services in Tucson

Didn't find a great option in local flat-fee MLS companies? These national brands operate in the Tucson area, too.

Houzeo

Houzeo

Price Range

$199-399

Number of Photos

6 to max allowed

Listing Term

3-6 months
Description
Pricing
Pros & Cons
Reviews
  • Houzeo is a flat-fee MLS referral service that connects you with Arizona brokers and agents who will list your home on your local MLS for a pre-negotiated rate
  • Draft your listing, upload photos, set your price, and sign MLS contracts via Houzeo’s online dashboard
  • Autofills listing details using publicly available info about your home to expedite the listing process
  • Home valuation not included in service
  • Does not require that you offer buyer’s agent commission
  • Listing is typically live within 24 hours of submission
$199 - Bronze

  • 3-month listing on MLS
  • 6 Photos
  • Virtual tour
  • $25 for each listing change
  • Syndicated to Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, and more

$299 - Silver

  • Same as Bronze plan, plus:
  • 6-month listing on MLS
  • 24 Photos
  • 10 free listing changes
  • Select and communicate with Escrow Agent
$399 - Gold

  • Same as Silver plan, plus:
  • Max photos allowed by MLS
  • Federal and state disclosures forms

Pros

  • Free cancellation anytime (no refunds)
  • Freedom to specify any buyer’s agent commission
  • Listings typically go live within 24 hours

Cons

  • Limited coverage in rural areas
  • “Free changes” only apply to listing’s price, status, and property description; $10 for additional changes

As of August 11, 2020, Houzeo has an average rating of 4.8/5 based on 21 reviews on Google.

FlatList.com

FlatList.com

Price Range

$299

Number of Photos

25

Listing Term

6–12 months
Description
Pricing
Pros and cons
Reviews

FlatList.com is a flat fee MLS service operated by Flat List RE, a licensed real estate brokerage that operates in AZ, CA, GA, HI, ID, IL, NV, OR, and WA. Packages may vary by state.

Your listing will go live in one business day.

Flat fee plan: $299

  • 6-month MLS listing

  • 40 photos

  • State forms and disclosures

  • Unlimited changes

  • Purchase agreement upon request

Pros

  • You get free, unlimited listing changes.

  • You can cancel anytime with no fee.

  • Buyer and agent inquiries are forwarded to you via email.

  • You set the buyer’s agent commission.

Cons

  • The company offers only one package.

As of June 3, 2023, FlatList.com has 5/5 stars across 54 Google reviews.

Alternatives to flat-fee MLS services in Tucson

To sell your home for top price, it’s important to weigh all of your options before making a final decision. A Tucson flat-fee MLS company may make the most sense for your sale, or one of these options may work better.

For most sellers, though, working with a company like Clever is the best way to maximize your savings while selling your home for top dollar.

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