Frequently asked questions

General

What is Aalto?

How is Aalto different from traditional brokerages?

Where does Aalto operate?

Is Aalto a For Sale by Owner website?

Does Aalto have real estate agents?

Does Aalto manage the contracts and paperwork?

What is Aalto doing to ensure the safety of Aalto Advisors, local agents, sellers or buyers who tour Aalto homes?

Seller

How do I add my home to the Aalto marketplace?

What is a Preview Listing?

How much does it cost to sell a home on Aalto?

Who is on my Aalto team?

What services are included in Aalto’s transaction fee?

How is the transaction fee so low?

What steps will I need to take to prep my home for sale?

Can I list my home without an agent?

How can I find out how much my home is worth? Will Aalto help me with pricing my home?

What is virtual staging?

Will Aalto be present at all showings?

How long will it take to sell my home?

What are the typical steps in the selling process on Aalto?

Buyer

How does buying a home on Aalto work?

Does Aalto represent buyers?

I need to buy and sell at the same time. Can Aalto help me with both transactions?

How much does Aalto cost for buyers?

How do I submit an offer on an Aalto home?

I already have an agent. Can my agent help me buy a home on Aalto?

What’s the best way to find out more about a home?

Do I have to have an agent to tour a home?

Can I tour an Aalto home virtually?

What are Aalto Advisors and what role do they play in the transaction?

If I submit an offer to Aalto does that mean you automatically represent me?