The Smarter Way to Buy or Sell a Home

By Home Bay

Posted on June 6th, 2019

If you are looking to buy or sell a home this summer, Home Bay can save you thousands of dollars without sacrificing quality. Home Bay offers comprehensive home seller and buyer services for a fraction of the cost of a traditional agent. Instead of charging our home sellers a commission, we charge a low, flat fee - and if you are buying a home, we pay you 10% of our agent commission at closing. Here’s how it works:


Seller Services:

  • You Control the Process:
    The entire process and documents are online at which allows homeowners to complete the home sale on our transparent & easy to follow online platform. We guide you every step of the way and generate a custom task list based on your location and timeline.
  • We do the Work:
    You click - we work. Follow your task list to set up your listing by scheduling professional photography, requesting a yard sign to be placed, speaking with a dedicated agent to review your home facts and set a list price. Once you click “Go Live”, we’ll distribute your listing to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and it will appear on all major real estate websites, including Zillow, Redfin, Trulia and more.
  • Home Bay’s Flat Fee:
    Home Bay charges a low flat fee for all seller services instead of a traditional commission, meaning you are going to save THOUSANDS. Check out our pricing calculator to see how much you can save when you list with Home Bay.

Buyer Services:

  • Search Online:
    Find your dream home without any pressure or need to commit to an agent.
    Browse listings, save favorites and get detailed reports on You can even sign up to get a list of new properties fitting your search criteria sent directly to your email everyday!

  • Request Tours:
    Get into the homes you want to see, on your schedule! Request tours for any listing on and a Home Bay showing coordinator will confirm the details and meet you at the property to open the door.

  • Work with an Experience Agent:
    When you’re ready, a licensed agent will help you submit a competitive offer, manage negotiations and take care of all of your paperwork. The process begins with a click of a button - click “Make an Offer” on any property to get started!

  • Buyer Refund:
    Home Bay refunds all buyers 10% of the buyer agent commission, up to $6,000 at closing. Use Home Bay’s online calculator to figure out how much you will get back today!

The Home Bay Difference:

When you list with Home Bay, you get the combined experience of a team of agents that sells over 500 homes a year and collectively has close to 100 years of real estate knowledge. Additionally, Home Bay agents are backed by a smart platform and streamlined process that make everything simple and straightforward for homeowners! To learn more about how Home Bay stands apart, check out this infographic that shows how Home Bay compares to local real estate agents.

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Posted in About Home Bay, Buyer Advice, Buying a Home, Seller Advice, Seller Savings