Frequently asked questions

General

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How does Aalto compare to traditional real estate?

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What is Aalto?

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Where does Aalto currently operate?

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Who is on my Aalto team?

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Is Aalto a For Sale by Owner website?

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Does Aalto have real estate agents?

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Does Aalto manage the contracts and paperwork for a transaction?

Seller

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Do I have to commit to selling with Aalto?

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Who will I work with?

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Can I work with my own agent on Aalto?

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Does Aalto work with changing timelines?

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Do buyers on Aalto have agents?

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Why would I pay a buyer's agent 2.5%?

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What is "Your Buyers"?

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How do tours work?

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Does Aalto have someone present at tours?

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Does Aalto hold open houses?

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How quickly can my home be ready to tour?

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Does my home show up on Zillow or Redfin (MLS)? And how should I think about that decision?

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How do I add my home to the Aalto marketplace?

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How much does Aalto cost for sellers?

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What services are included in Aalto’s 1% transaction fee?

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How is the transaction fee so low?

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

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Can I list my home without an agent?

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

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What is virtual staging?

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Will Aalto be present at all tours?

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How long will it take to sell my home?

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Will my home get enough exposure?

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

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What does Aalto handle?

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How do buyers find Aalto?

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How can I get more interested buyers?

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How should I prep my home for tours?

Buyer

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How does Aalto's 1.5% cash back work for buyers?

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Does Aalto work with buyers?

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How much does Aalto cost for buyers?

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

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

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

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

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How does buying a home on Aalto work?

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Can I tour an Aalto home virtually?