Saving money selling your property might be one of the most important factors to home sellers in today’s uncertain economic climate. It’s only human nature to want to try doing something on your own, but this could be why so many FSBO’s fail.
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Is “For Sale By Owner” really the right choice for you?
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is a method of selling your home, condo, land or real estate without using the services of a Realtor or real estate agent/broker, but it may not be the right choice for most. Here’s why…
What makes “For Sale By Owner” so attractive?
For most, the potential of saving the Realtor 6% commission is the main factor to go FSBO. For others, the ability to retain complete control over the real estate transaction could be the motivation. But often FSBO’s don’t realize how much effort they will need to expend.
Going For Sale By Owner, you’ll be be on your own with:
- Pricing Strategy
- Advertising and Marketing
- Required Disclosures
- Real Estate Contracts
- Inspections Issues
How you handle these key aspects of selling real estate will determine whether or not you will be successful. The biggest disadvantage is that your marketing exposure and Internet advertising will be very limited. A FSBO can not get their home listed “By Owner” on most major realty websites without the assistance of a broker. And since most buyers tend to work with brokers, you’ll potentially miss 80% or more of active buyers.
What’s the best solution?
One thing that has made selling For Sale By Owner more viable over the past decade has been the proliferation of real estate websites dedicated to assisting “By Owner” sellers. Companies that provide real estate products and services on an “as needed” or “a-la-cart” basis give owners the information and tools needed to sell in today’s market without having to give up such a large chunk of equity to broker commissions.
So, for instance, if you just want to advertise on the Realtor MLS and leading websites like Realtor.com, you can purchase just those real estate services online with Our Flat Fee MLS Listing Service. Home valuation sites like Zillow.com allow consumers access to information that was once only readily available to appraisers and real estate agents. Real estate signs, lock boxes, contract forms and other by owner home selling tools can be purchased online and shipped directly to your door.
The bottom line… Everything that you need to sell your home or property successfully is now available to you online using the Flat Fee Listing we offer here at FlatFeeRealty.com!