Flat Fee MLS Listing Services • Pick a Plan to Suit Your Needs

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Why Pay 6% to Sell Your Home?

Success, honesty, truthfulness, and excellent service have resulted in hundreds of happy clients. To date, our clients have realized savings of over $6,900,000 in fees compared to 6% agents. We have the service you need to get your home sold. Except for the Limited Flat Fee Listing Service, all services include Full Representation. We never share your confidential information with another party without your express permission and with Full Representation, you never have to talk to a Buyer or Buyer’s Agent unless you want to.

DFWCityhomes provides Full Representation at all Service Levels
For most service levels, we meet you at your home to discuss your needs

Start here to choose the type of MLS Flat Fee Listing Service you are looking for:

Click on tabs below to see features and details

State Wide

State Wide

State Wide

Limited Flat

Fee

(FSBO)

State Wide

Virtual Flat

Fee

Best Value

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

Market Areas Offered

Our Services are offered across the State of Texas

Offered in MLS

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Offered in these MLS Associations 

    We cover all major market areas in Texas!
  • We offer your home in your local MLS to other real estate brokers

    An MLS is operated by a local real estate association that connects buyers and sellers.
  • Incentivizes agents to bring you a buyer

    Includes the Buyer Agent Commission (BAC) that incentivizes agents to find you a buyer.


Listing Setup and Closing Fees

This is the fee paid to DFWCityhomes at the initiation of the listing

Setup Fee

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Fee paid when service is ordered

    Our Setup Fee helps us recover those expenses invested in setting up your listing.

$495

$495

$750

$895

$750

$995

This is the fee paid to DFWCityhomes at closing

Fee Paid to Us at Closing

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Paid at closing only if it closes

    These fees are assessed and only paid at closing. If it doesn't close, no fee is paid.
  • Paid out of sale proceeds by title company

    Shown on your closing statement to approve beforehand.


$0

$750

$750

$750

1%

$3,000

This is the term of the listing

Term

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Maximum length of the active listing

    Length of time of the service to get the property sold.

6 Months

6 Months

6 Months

6 Months

6 Months

12 Months

You can cancel at any time without a penalty

Cancel at Any Time

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • You may cancel at Any Time

    Our listing agreements allow you to cancel at anytime without penalty.
  • You cannot cancel if you are in a contract with a buyer

    This is the one exception.

DFWCityhomes does not have hidden fees

No Hidden Fees

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • All fees are clearly described in your listing agreement

    All fees are disclosed in your listing agreement including some fees for special situations.
  • Unlimited changes at no additonal cost

    We don't charge when you make a change. Make changes anytime.


Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and Buyer Agent Fee

The suggested amount offered in MLS by you to buyer agents to bring you a buyer

Typical Buyer Agent Fee (BAC)

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Amounts are not regulated

    The amount of the commission you agree to pay the buyers agent. A typical fee in Texas is 2-3%.
  • Can be any amount you are willing to pay

    Can be any percentage or fixed amount greater than zero.

2-3%

2-3%

2-3%

2-3%

2-3%

2-3%

 


Representation

This is when and how we represent you during your listing

Full Representation

limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We are the point of contract and represent your best interest at all times

    We help you from initial planning through closing. Includes answering general questions from you, agents, buyers, expert negotiations on your behalf, advice and opinion, research, strategy development, all to help get you the best possible deal.
  • You do not have to speak to an agent or buyer unless you want to

    We represent you in your transaction and speak to buyer agents on your behalf with your guidance and approval.
  • You represent yourself and are the point of contact for agents and buyers

    We provide help and assistance throughout the transaction upon request. You are the point of contact and handle all communications with agents and third parties.

We help make sure you understand your duties and obligations before you sign a contract

Sales Contract Review and Negotiation

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • You work directly with agents and buyers to faciliate a contract 

    You instruct agents to send offers to yourself and copy DFWCityhomes.
  • We review contracts with you

    Agents are instructed to send us offers in PDF format via email and we forward those offers to you.
  • We make sure you understand your duties, terms, and obligations

    We review offers with you paragraph by paragraph to make sure you understand your terms, duties, obligations, and closing costs.
  • We then deliver your counter response to the agent

    From that, we advise you on strategy, obtain your counter response and deliver it back to the agent on your behalf.

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) requires all parties to use the correct contracts and forms

Contracts and Forms

limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We handle the processing and signing of Forms and contracts for you

    Texas real estate license holders are required by law to use Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) contract forms.
  • Contracts and Forms are the same for all brokers and agents in Texas

    Texas real estate license holders are required by law to use Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) contract forms.
  • Listing Agreements and Buyer Representation Agreements are not regulated

    TREC does not regulate listing or buyer representation agreements.
  • You handle processing and signing forms and contracts yourself

    You are required to use Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) contract forms for your transaction.

This is when we provide the electronic signature services

Electronic Signature

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We provide the DocuSign electronic signature system for signing contracts and documents

    DocuSign is the most highly recommended vendor endorsed by the Texas Association of Realtors.
  • We provide DocuSign for signing the listing agreement

    Your handle your own contract signing and distribution of documents.

This is when we help manage your listing setup and transaction

Transaction Management

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We provide a password protected online transaction room

    We invite you to establish password access to our Transaction Room to approve your draft listing, pictures, showing instructions, and walk through video.
  • You review and approve your pictures, listing, video, showing instructions

    After any final changes and you have approved your listing goes live in MLS.
  • Track transaction phases

    Within your transaction room, we track marketing activities and transaction progress to completion.
  • You work directly with the title company to provide wire instructions, closing location, and timing.

    The title company manages the closing process to make the transfer is legitimate. Working with them directly expedites the transaction.

This is how we help guide buyer agents to present an acceptable offer

Offer Suggestions

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Suggested terms and procedures are provided by us to agents to share with buyers

    We provide "Offer Suggestions" in a document to Buyer Agents to encourage a successful transaction with your best interest in mind.
  • Assists buyers to facilitate a good contract and smooth transaction

    Adherence to the Offer Suggestions is not required and the suggestions solely intend to help expedite the transaction.

Typically we do not attend your closing and don't need to

Attend Your Closing

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We attend your closing  upon request

    Rarely are we needed at closing. You receive a preliminary closing statement beforehand to approve.
  • We do not attend your closing

    These days, closing statements are reviewed and approved beforehand. No need to attend closings.

This is how we help coordinate the change of possession

Coordinate Change of Possession

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We help getting keys to buyers

    We help coordinate title closing activities, final walk through, exchange of keys, remotes, etc.
  • We pick up the sign and lockbox If applicable

  • Assist with follow up requests that sometimes go past your closing

    We don't walk away after the transaction is completed. Frequently questions arise after closing.

We never try to represent both parties in a transaction to eliminate conflicts of interest

No Intermediary nor Sub-Agent Representation

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We solely represent you the seller at these service levels

    We don’t represent the Buyer and yourself in your transaction. We don’t compete with your neighborhood agents to procure the buyer.
  • We facilitate the transaction if the buyer agrees to represent themself

    We only represent you in the transaction keeping your best interest front and center.

This means you do not pay a buyer agent commission if the buyer does not have an agent

Exclusive Agency Listing

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • If the buyer does not have an agent you do not pay a buyer agent commission

    In an Exclusive Agency Listing Agreement, if the buyer does not have an agent no buyer agent commission is paid.
  • If needed, we write the contract for a non-represented buyer for an additional fee

    We pass all buyer leads to you to show the property. If it turns into a transaction you do not pay a buyer agent commission.


Help and Assistance

A consultation session is required and critical for a successful transaction

In Home Consultation

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We require a face-to-face consultation meeting with all of our clients

    Gives us the opportunity to see your property, meet in person, provide advice first hand.
  • Approximately 1-2 hours depending on experience level

    Time well spent going through documents, explaining strategies and how we work together to sell your home.
  • Critical for success

    We become a team with the goal of a successful, stress free transaction getting you the best possible deal.
  • Performed by an online Zoom consultation

    Online meeting hosted to accomplish the same goals.

DFWCityhomes is Texas-based and you have a single point of contact for your support

Single Point of Service

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • You are assigned a single contact person to you for all activities

    You will have one America based assigned point of contact. You won’t be kicked around in a team nor mysterious help desk respondents.

We provide our advice and opinions for all levels of service

Advice and Opinion

Limited Service Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We are happy to provide opinions based on our industry experience and expertise

    We offer our input with your needs in mind to attain the best possible outcome. If you have a question and need help, don’t hesitate to ask.

We want you to be informed in your decision making

Education and Assistance

Limited Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We gear our services to help you learn and understand to make informed decisions

    We are open to discuss any situations that arise. We want to empower you through teaching moments to succeed with confidence.

Our services are there for you from beginning to the end

We Help You Until Your Home is Sold

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We help from beginning to end

    Our goal is to provide a great experience! Your success is our success. We are here to help when you need us.

Successful communication is critical for your support

Phone, Email, Text Communications

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We utilize phone, email, and text

    Feel free to email, text, or call us anytime. See our Communications Policy Terms and Conditions.
  • This is an email driven business

    This is an Email heavy business. Be prepared for that. There might be 200-300 emails before all is said and done.
  • Email is preferred for better record keeping 

    With email, we can better manage responses, use templates, and meet state record keeping compliance requirements.
  • We try to accommodate client preferrences when we can

    We realize most clients have their own preferred method of communications and we try to accommodate those when we can.


Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

It is incredibly useful in your pricing strategy to analyze sold property history only found in MLS and shown in your CMA

Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Free upon request

    Help buyers and sellers negotiate by comparing to sold homes in the same neighborhood.
  • We explain CMA reports

    You can request one for free on our website.
  • We help you with your pricing strategy

    Aids you in your pricing strategy to establish your starting price.


Professional Photos and Video

Great pictures and video is your number one best-selling tool

Professional Photos

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We provide professional photos for your listing

    Besides price and location, great pictures are the most important marketing component in a home sale.
  • We post up to 40 photos

    Varies by MLS
  • You provide the photos for the Virtual and Limitied Listing Service

    For Virtual clients, you provide the photos and we post them with your listing.

Video Tour

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We produce a walk through video tour

    We produce a Professional walk-through video tour to post with your listing.
  • Its posted in MLS and shown with your listing

    Virtual clients can provide for us to post.
  • Its shown on all internet sites

    Most MLS allow us to post a video that achieves wide distribution. See some samples in our blog.
  • Virtual clients can provide for us to post.

    Virtual clients can optionally provide a video to post.


Buyer Lead Generation and Control of Showings

Buyer agents schedule showings to see your property

Agent Showings

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Agents show your property

    Any listing service is targeting agents with ready to buy clients to purchase your home. Agents are our primary marketing target.
  • Includes ShowingTime or Local 3rd party showing service

    An automated appointment service for agents to request showings. Only agents can schedule a showing with our showing services.
  • Assists you in authorizing and tracking showings

    Allows you to respond by text, email, or phone to approve showing requests and receive feedback from agents.
  • The general public requests showings directly from DFWCityhomes

    The general public and can request a showing at public websites or our website. Forwarded to you or acted on based on the service level purchased.

The service type determines how we handle leads from public websites

Leads from Unrepresented Buyers

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • When we show, we earn the buyer agent commission

    Our higher level services incentivize us to find a buyer along with other buyer agents.
  • Leads arer sent to you to show. When you show, no buyer agent fee is paid if the buyer does not have an agent

    You show your home to non-represented buyers and avoid paying the buyer agent fee

With a supra lockbox, an agent must be present to show your home

Lock Box

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We provide an electronic Supra keybox 

    Our Supra Keybox has tracking and high security features. Codes can't be passed to buyers to enter on their own.
  • You provide a lock box for the Virtual and Limited Flat Fee Service

    You provide a lockbox and code for the showing service.


Professional Yard Sign and Printed Flyer

A professional yard sign and flyer tells buyers you are represented by a professional

Professional Yard Sign

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • At our initial consultation we put out a yard sign to advertise your listing

    We provide a professional yard sign to so buyers realize you have professional representation.
  • We ship it to our virtual listing clients

    For our virtual clients, we ship a sign for your yard.

Professional Printed Flyer

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We stock printed flyers in your home for Full and Luxury service clients

    We produce a professional looking flyer and to display in your home.
  • We provide a flyer in PDF format for you to print for these service levels

    We send it to you to print and place in your home.

This is how the phone number on our sign responds

Interactive Voice Response System

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • When buyers call the number on our sign they get a link to your listing and can hear an audio tour

    Our professional yard sign displays a dedicated number. When called it sends a text with a link to your listing and a link to request a showing.
  • They can leave a message for us to process

    Messages are monitored and calls are returned as requested.


Coming Soon Listing and Open Houses

A listing must be posted in full or posted as "Coming Soon" within 24 hours of advertising your home is for sale

Coming Soon Listing

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Lets agents and buyers of agents know your listing is soon to be on the market

    Coming Soon is a new listing status in MLS. It’s intention is to notify agents of homes coming on the market.
  • Not Available

    Coming Soon is a new listing status in MLS. It’s intention is to notify agents of homes coming on the market.

Open house times are posted and advertised on public websites

Open Houses

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We host your open house

    For Full and Luxury Service clients we advertise and host open house meets.
  • You have the option to host your own open house and we advertise it for you

    We advertize it for you and it shows the day and time in MLS and all public sites inviting guests to come see your home.


Internet Advertising and Social Media

When your listing goes live in MLS it is automatically posted on Zillow, realtor.com, Trulia, and thousands of other agencies and public sites

Internet Advertising

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Your property is advertised everywhere on the internet

    MLS listings are widely advertised on the Internet in agent sites and sites such as Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, etc.
  • All MLS members are treated equally and listings are fully exposed to the housing market place

    Try this - pick a listing and google the address. These are the places yours will show up.

We post your listing on our website, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, and Pinterest and you can repost these on your pages

Social Media

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • We post your property on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, and more

    Follow "Why go with us" link to "Blog Posts and Videos" to see our social media posts.
  • You post your property 

    Follow "Why go with us" link to "Blog Posts and Videos" to see our social media posts.


Licensed Texas Broker

We are licensed everywhere in Texas

Licensed Texas Broker

Limited Flat Fee

Virtual Flat Fee

Flat Fee

Sell or Lease

Full

Luxury Home

  • Brokers have substantial additional training and licensing

    Visit the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and select License Holder Search to check the status of any licensee in the State of Texas.
  • Can work independently

    Tod Franklin holds Broker License #540728.
  • Can hire other real estate agents to work for them

    DFWCityhomes LLC holds License #581738 doing business as DFWCityhomes and USCityhomes. Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)


DFWCityhomes has the results of 6% real estate brokerages with reduced service prices. Our face-to-face approach allows us to develop the high-trust working relationship we want to have with you. Our goal is to take the market share away from 6% real estate brokers.

How do we do it? Our overhead is lower. Our competition has gorgeous offices with beautiful furniture and lots of salespeople. We office at home and we don’t waste a lot of money on unproductive advertising.

Please visit our listing comparison chart at Flat Fee MLS Listing Services • Pick a Plan to Suit Your Needs for more details.

Interested in learning more? Click Contact Us or Call (214)-207-0210 for service.

DFWCityhomes services are available anywhere in Texas.