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What is Felix Homes?

Felix Homes is a full-service real estate brokerage, serving middle Tennessee, that’s committed to offering home sellers and buyers the best service at a fair price. At Felix, we don’t believe great service should cost 6%.

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How is Felix Homes different from a traditional broker?

Felix, was started by a group of technology nerds and real estate experts who believe in offering a consumer-friendly way to buy and sell. For sellers, Felix charges a fair 1% commission. For buyers, Felix cuts the commission they charge the seller in half so you can make a more competitive offer.

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How is Felix Homes different from For Sale By Owner (FSBO)?

Felix does everything a traditional real estate agent does and more. If you choose to sell your home yourself, you will have to navigate the home selling process and you still may have to pay a buyer's agent's commission. At Felix, we handle every step of the transaction including: listing, marketing, negotiating, and closing.

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Who is my Felix Agent?

Felix assigns each buyer or seller a dedicated Felix Agent that they will meet with on a regular basis. A Felix Agent is a local real-estate expert and licensed agent who is there to answer all of your questions.

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Which regions does Felix Homes currently service?

Felix is currently serving clients throughout Middle Tennessee including Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, Murfreesboro, Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station, Gallatin, Smyrna, Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, Old Hickory, Hendersonville, Goodlettsville and much more.

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Sellers

How do I list my house using Felix's 1% Commission model?

Listing your home with Felix is easy! Simply request a free home valuation to see what a buyer is willing to pay in today’s market. From there, a Felix home selling expert will reach out to you to begin the listing process.

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How does selling with Felix differ from selling with a traditional broker?

At Felix, we don’t believe great service has to cost 6%. Most of our clients pay a total of 4% (1% to Felix + 3% to a buyer’s agent).

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With Felix, how much can I expect to save compared to a traditional broker?

Traditional brokers typically charge a 6% commission to list your home. Assuming your home is worth $400,000 that means you’ll pay $24,000. With Felix, you’ll pay $16,000 ($4,000 to Felix + $12,000 to buyer’s agent). That means you’ll save $8,000!

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How can I find out how much my home is worth?

The best way to find out how much your home is worth is to enter you address in our free home valuation tool. Once you receive your instant online valuation, a Felix expert will reach out to you to complete a custom home value report.

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How long does it typically take to sell?

It depends on a number of factors such as neighborhood, pricepoint, time of year, home condition, the list goes on and on. Generally speaking, it takes about 30 days for most of our homes to sell.

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Will my home be listed on the MLS?

Absolutely. In addition to your home being listed on the local MLS, it will also be shown on 70+ other listing websites such as Zillow and Realtor.com. At Felix, we will also market your home directly to motivated buyers through our tech-driven marketing approach.

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Will Felix help me with the closing process?

Yes! You will work with the same Felix Agent from the moment you list your house to the close of escrow. In addition to your dedicated agent, we also have a team of experts by your side to answer any questions.

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Buyers

How much does it cost to buy with Felix?

In real estate, the buyers’ agents’ commission is paid for by the seller. What makes buying with Felix unique is that we will reduce the commission we charge the seller from the traditional 3% to 1.5% so that you can lower your offer price.

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How do I buy my next home with Felix?

Buying with Felix is simple. You can search all of the active listings on our home search platform. From there, you can schedule a showing with a single click or even make an offer from your phone.

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How does the buyer savings program work?

When you buy a home with Felix, we’ll lower the commission we charge the seller from the standard 3% to 1.5% so you can make a lower offer. For example, if you wish to buy a home for $400,000, our reduced commission means you can offer $394,000 meanwhile the seller will still walk away with the same amount after commission fees.

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How can I see all of the available homes that meet my criteria in my area?

To see all of the homes currently available on the market, simply visit our home search platform. You can use the filters to narrow down your options.

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How can I make an offer online?

Making an offer online is easy! Just select a home you’re interested in, click the “make an offer” button and name your price. From there, a Felix Agent will reach out to confirm the details of your offer and send it to the seller’s agent.

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How can I get more information about a home I’m interested in?

Have a question about a home on our website, simply message us by clicking the live chat icon found at the bottom of your screen. You can also text us at 615.422.4277.

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What are the typical steps in the home-buying process?

Have a question about the home buying process? Whether you’re a seasoned vet or a first-time home buyer, our agents are happy to walk you through the process! To get in touch with a Felix Agent, send us a message through the live chat by clicking the icon at the bottom of your screen or send us a text at 615.422.4277.

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How do I know what I can afford?

If you’re unsure of how much you can afford, we’d be happy to introduce you to a local lender who can walk you through the pre-approval process.

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Do I need to qualify for financing for my offer to be accepted?

Unless you are paying cash, you will need to be pre-approved for a loan before your offer is accepted. If you’re unsure of how to get pre-approved, send us a message on our live chat or text us at 615.422.4277.

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Does Felix offer home tours so I can see the property I'm interested in before buying it?

Absolutely! In fact, you can request a tour for any home on our home search platform. Just click on a home you would like to tour and click the ‘Schedule Tour’ button. From there, a Felix Agent will get a tour alert and meet you at the home.

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