There are only 2 instead of 3 parties involved. You can control the time better
Sick of having a 3rd party communication? You can now directly connect with the potential buyer.
You might meet someone that has the same hobby/work/ business interest as you
Lower selling cost will mean higher profit
You are better in negotiating a deal when you know what is the buyer is thinking
You are definitely serving on your interest, which is to obtain the best price possible!
Who knows your property better!
You do not need to negotiate whether it is 1% or 2% regarding agent commission anymore
Saving on the hassle of constantly thinking whether your agent is working for you when there are no viewings
You have the exclusive rights to market your property.
You will receive all the enquiries; so you can have a better feel of the market, instead of just hearing from a 3rd party.
You are able to give the buyer a little higher discount on your selling price, as you save on the commission
You decide who you want to meet / show your unit to.
You get a great sense of satisfaction transacting your property. You will feel proud of it.
If you hire more than 1 agent, there might be a price war of a lower price for your property listing online. Now, you determine the price