Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Mount Tacoma or Mount Tahoma. It is known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 1800s. Tacoma has been named one of the most livable areas in the country. Tacoma was also recently listed as the 19th most walkable city in the country. In 2006, the women's magazine "Self" named Tacoma the "Most Sexually Healthy City" in the United States.
That’s not where the competition ends. Many of the REALTORS® in the area are joining a website called HungryAgents.com® so that they can bid for the real estate business of buyers and sellers in the area.
Member REALTORS® bid for sellers by entering the total commission they will charge for selling your home and what part of the commission they will pay the buyer's agent. The average bid is currently 4.26% total commission rate.
They bid for buyers by entering the percentage of the buyer's agent commission they earn that they will give you at the closing. The average bid is running at 33.33% of the buyer's agent commission that will be given to the buyer at the closing.
In the Tacoma area, Member REALTORS® on HungryAgents.com® are currently making an average of 5 bids to sellers and buyers. And it is easy to compare the bids because they are all for Full Service.
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The average bid (for sellers) is currently 4.26% total commission rate. The average bid is running at 33.33% of the buyer's agent commission that will be given to the buyer at the closing.