5 Best Columbus Flat-Fee MLS Companies

If you're selling your home for sale by owner (FSBO) in Columbus, hiring a flat-fee MLS service can help you increase your listing's visibility without breaking the bank.

The average commission rate for full-service listing agents in Columbus is approximately 3%. Based on the median sale price for Columbus homes, as of January 2020, that translates to about $6,120.

In contrast, typical rates for flat-fee MLS companies in Columbus are in between $199 and $999. Nationwide, the most basic plans can be as low as $50 to $99, while more comprehensive services range upwards of $1,000 to $3,000.

It's important to remember that every Columbus flat-fee MLS service is different. When evaluating offerings, be sure to read the fine print: look at things like the length of the listing term (and how much it costs to extend); whether there's a fee to make changes to your listing; how many photos are allowed; the policy on buyer's agent commission; and more.

>> LEARN more about flat-fee MLS services and how to evaluate them.

To help you make the right choice, Clever has picked some of the top flat-fee MLS services across Columbus.

Top Columbus Flat-Fee MLS Companies in 2020

National Flat-Fee MLS Services & Brokers Operating in Columbus

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The Columbus real estate market is on the rise. According to Zillow, the median home value rose 8.6% over the past year and is expected to increase by 6.1% in the next year. To realize your home's full value (or ideally more), it's important to weigh all of your options for selling before making a final decision.

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