Whether you’ve sold a home before or not, you may find a service like OpenDoor to be an intriguing home selling option. After all, they offer to buy your home for cash so that you can skip all the hassle of a traditional home sale and choose your own closing timeline.

Are you really better off selling through OpenDoor, though? In my opinion: no, and today I’ll tell you why. For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps of the video above so you can skip ahead to specific points of the conversation:

0:53—What exactly is OpenDoor trying to do for you as a consumer?
1:28—Selling your home the traditional way vs. selling with OpenDoor
3:37—What happened when I tried to sell my home through OpenDoor
3:56—How OpenDoor makes money by buying your home
5:04—Why OpenDoor may appeal to new sellers 
5:25—My personal opinion on OpenDoor
6:30—The advantages of selling through the traditional route 
7:45—Why it’s important to speak to a real estate expert before you decide how to sell
8:31—The rest of what happened when I tried selling through OpenDoor
9:15—Why you need to educate yourself on each selling option
9:42—Wrapping things up 

If you have any questions about this or any other real estate topic, don’t hesitate to reach out to me. I’d love to help you.