For Sale By Owner

For sale by owner is a term used to describe when a home owner sells his own property, without hiring a real estate agent. Selling a home through the for sale by owner process may save you money on the real estate commission but it can also be more risky and time consuming. Many web sites now offer to help home owners selling their home through a for sale by owner process. Learn about the pros and cons of for sale by owner here.

Should You Hire a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home?

Hiring a real estate agent to sell your home could be pricey. If you don’t want to pay a commission, there are other options. Q: I have a house in the Fayetteville area, south of Atlanta. I am stationed at …

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Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent: Use a Multiple Listing Service

If you decide to sell your home without a real estate agent, then you should consider using a multiple listing service to sell your home. Q: I have finally had it with real estate agents and have decided to use …

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Selling a House Without a Realtor

Are you selling a house without a Realtor? Seller financing and selling a home without an agent has its cost and benefits.  Q: I appreciated your article on the advantages and disadvantages of holding title to a home in a limited …

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For Sale By Owner Advice, Expert Real Estate Tips

Q: I have a possible buyer for my home and am selling it by myself. There is no agent involved on either side of the transaction. What are my responsibilities as a home seller? Are there any disclosures I have …

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FSBO: Investment Property and Seller Financing

Q: I wish to sell an investment house I own personally. Do I need a license? I live in Washington DC. Also, can I give the buyer financing (it would be seller-financing) to buy the home. Would I need a …

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Home Inspection Can Reveal Big Problems When Buying For Sale By Owner

When buying for sale by owner, home inspection can reveal big problems. You may need to engage a real estate attorney after a home inspection can reveal big problems when buying for sale by owner. Once a sales contract is signed, it can be very difficult to get your money back when a home inspection can reveal big problems when buying for sale by owner.

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Selling Your Own Home (FSBO)

What does it take to sell your own home and what should you do first? You’re responsible for both the seller’s and the agent’s duties. The most important this is to make sure your pricing is comparable to others in the neighborhood. Set a good listing price and you will attract buyers to the table. You can also attract buyers with lots of pictures on the Internet and by staging your home appropriately. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for more FSBO advice.

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For Sale By Owner: Selling A High-Priced Home

When you are selling a higher-priced home, the buyers you are dealing with are probably more experienced and won’t be first-time home buyers. As experienced buyers, they know the process and might not need a real estate agent to walk them through the sale. When you list your home as FSBO, you can save money on the commission, but sellers still need to be willing to work with buyers’ agents. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for more FSBO advice from experienced FSBO sellers.

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Take Charge Of Your Home Sale With FSBO

If using a real estate agent hasn’t worked to sell your home, try listing your home as “For Sale By Owner,” and take control of your home sale. An experienced FSBO seller says he likes selling his own home, because he is in charge of the home sale. His home is the only listing he has, and he thinks he will work harder to convince the buyer, rather than moving to the next listing. Take charge of your home sale with FSBO, if real estate agents haven’t worked out for you.

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FSBO Tips From Former Realtors

Many times, the reason a house sells is circumstance — having the right house for the right buyers at the right time. Former real estate agents and experienced for sale by owner sellers share some of their tips. If you have the skills to be able to sell your own home, you can save yourself a hefty commission.

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