Buy and Sell Your Home, Commission Free
Buy and Sell Your Home, Commission Free
We are a team of software engineers who are passionate about buying and selling houses, we are here to challenge the traditional real estate transaction model by putting the powers back into the hands of consumers.
It’s your home and money, we are here to help you look after it yourself.
A commission-free service to connect private home buyers and sellers, arrange viewing, facilitate communication, and providing the key need-to-knows about buying and selling a house.
Buyers get to look at the houses online, chat with the sellers, and arrange viewing. Buyers and sellers get to meet each other and chat about the property, and know more about its history, what’s been done to it, and how the work was done.
We will provide a list of things that buyers and sellers should know, the same checklist of information that a traditional realtor would provide, except we do it for free.
Buyers: Young millennials who are successful in their career and are just looking at settling down, starting a family, buying a house.These are smart, tech-savvy, and capable young professionals, who prefer the instant response provided by digital technologies over traditional over-the-phone real estate agents.
Sellers: Middle aged men and women who have paid for their houses with hard earned money, these are DIYers who maintained and worked around their houses themselves after work and on weekends. They know how to manage money, and are smart about managing their finances. Now they are looking to sell their houses, and do not want to pay an expensive real estate agent.
No matter who you are, a young tech-savvy millennial who is just looking to buy your first property, or an established successful professional who is looking to to sell your first property, you know you will make the best out of your hard-earned money. With our commission-free service, you control where your money goes and how you spend it. It’s your property, and your money, no middle man/woman.
We have experienced the real estate buying and selling processes with first-hand experiences, both with and without the traditional realtors. We understand the transaction process, and what is offered by traditional realtors. We want to provide you with the same service, but free of charge.
We are also software engineers with the necessary knowledge to build such a service on a robust digital platform. We are a small team with no overhead, thus allowing us to provide the service and a competitive cost.
Realtors – Too expensive, added obstacle in communications between buyers and sellers.
Kijiji, Craiglist, Facebook – Sketchy hit and miss market place, with no guidance provided specific to the home sales.
Overseas online platforms dedicated to home buy/sell – Also expensive commission, no real advantage over traditional realtors.
Us – Inexpensive, easy to use and provides all the necessary essential information.
Alex the young, tech-savvy, street-smart, millennial who is a successful production engineer working for a Calgary-based oil and gas company. Alex is getting married next year. Having worked for a couple of years and saved up some downpayment, they are looking to buy their first home.
Alex likes to do things himself. He did some research online and realized that buying through an agent means paying them tens of thousand dollars in commission. With WelcomeHomeAB (our platform), Alex can study up on the real estate transaction process all in one place and gain an understanding of everything involved in the process. We can provide buyers like Alex the confidence in searching for their first home.
No more expensive realtor commissions, get to know your seller yourself, and the home you are buying.
Cardi has worked in the real estate industry for 10 years as a Realtor and is very proud of her accomplishments. A former housewife, Cardi decided to get a job after her divorce and trained as a Realtor. Overcoming a challenging first year, she has fought, clawed and charmed her way into an impressive clientele. Recently though, the real estate industry has slowed considerably, and she watches with angst as technology envelopes an industry she loves.
WelcomeHomeAB connects realtors with DIY home sellers, and provides the expertise and assurance to first-time DIY home sellers. With our service, Cardi get to provide service and her years of realtor experience to home sellers who may otherwise never have talked to a realtor. Cardi not only get to make some extra income as a sales consultant, she also get to meet more home owners in a slowing market, and expand her client list. “I am so glad i agree to meet [you]” she smiles, as she came out of a meeting with developers at WelcomeHomeAB.
Tim, a middle aged pilot who flies private jet for CEOs and executives. Tim travels a lot, he often spend days and weeks at a time overseas, wherever the job takes him. His permanent residence is in Calgary, the energy capital of Canada, which has since the oil price crashed seen years of slow economy, job losses, and a slow real estate market.
As the business slowed in the city of energy, Tim found himself spending more and more time in Vancouver instead of Calgary, where it has not been affected by the oil market. Tim decided to sell his home in Calgary and move west, however, since he only bought his current house 3 years ago, he could not get any reasonable offer from his realtor after listing for several months.
WelcomeHomeAB provides an optimal solution, without the realtor commission, Tim can now list his house on the market for $20,000 cheaper, making it instantly a more appealing buy in a softening real estate market. Tim receives viewing request through our web platform, and makes arrangement with potential buyers himself. When Tim is out of town, he hires a realtor for a day of open house if he needs to – there is no commission, only pay for a realtor when he actually needs to, for a flat day rate.
Like many Alberta home owners that are looking to sell their homes in a softening real estate market, WelcomeHomeAB’s commission-free structure makes your home more marketable. If you are not sure and still think you need a realtor. you can hire one for a pre-negotiated flat fee, only if you choose to. WelcomeHomeAB lets you take control of the property you own, or you are buying, or selling.
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