Comparing different models
Century 21 offers a traditional brokerage service while
Home Bay offers a discount online service to sell your home.
What is Century 21
Century 21 Real Estate is an American international real estate franchise founded in 1979 with over 111,000 agents in 8,000+ offices across 80 countries. Their philanthropy focuses on Easterseals, who provide resources for those facing disabilities. Century 21 has local agents to represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions.
How Century 21 works
Search for a local real estate agent by entering your location
You can do some research on the various agents that show up by looking at their profile through Zillow or Yelp
Reach out by phone or email to the agent you'd like to hire to schedule a consultation.
What is Home Bay
Home Bay is a full service real estate company that helps you sell your home remotely for a low flat fee. Home Bay provides an end to end service to sell your home with remote support that walks you through every step of the way while providing you with the tools you need. Everyone working on your home sale with Home Bay are licensed real estate brokers with a minimum of 10 years experience.
How Home Bay works
Homebay will provide tips to prepare your home. You can schedule their free photographer to take professional photos of your home for the listing and marketing materials. You will also be provided with a lockbox so buyer agents can show the home.
A Home Bay agent can provide pricing guidance for your home. After pricing, home details, and photographs are ready, Home Bay will list your home on the MLS and a handful of other real estate sites.
Your home will be marketed digitally by advertising your listing and helping you rank on Google search and Zillow.
You will have access to Home Bay’s platform that allows you to communicate with buyers, analyze offers, and create counter offers, while being guided by a Home Bay agent every step of the way.
Home Bay will walk you through all the necessary steps for closing, from setting a close date to the final walkthrough and e-notarizing your documents. You can choose to use your own Title & Escrow Company, or Home Bay can refer you to a local company.
Service offerings by Century 21 compared to Home Bay