Do I have to accept the highest bid?

No. You can counter or reject. You should discuss strategy with your USAHomebids certified agent

Do I need to have an agent?

Yes. Selling a home is a complex transaction. Having a USAHomebids certified agent will help you get to the finish line.

Will my home sell for sure?

That’s up to you if you decide to accept what buyers feel the home is worth.

How do I save on paying commission?

Buyers pay a 3% Buyer Premium above the highest bid (which is common for bidding platforms). This 3% covers the Buyer Agent's commission of 2.5% plus 0.5% technology fee to USAHomebids at close of escrow. Seller only pays 3% of the final sales price for the listing agent's commission.

Will I have an agent who can provide me full service?

Yes you can select a USAHomebids Certified Agent who is specially trained to provide you full service.

How many open houses do I have to have?

Usually only one or two.

Are there any special forms?

No. Your USAHomebids certified agent will use standard real estate approved forms they normally use.

What's the difference between an auction and USAHomebids?

Auctions typically refer to distressed properties. USAHomebids is a platform for all types of properties including luxury.

Why should I consider selling my home with homebids vs selling it as a traditional listing?

If you want to have less disruption in your schedule, accelerate the pace of selling your home typically in 8 days through our maximum exposure techniques and have multiple offers, then sell on the USAHomebids platform.

Can I set a reserve or buy it now price?

Yes you can, however we don’t recommend it. Your USAHomebids certified agent can help explain why.

I still have more questions, who should I ask?

Contact us at or use our contact form.