FSBO refers to sale and purchasing of real estate that occurs directly between the buyers and sellers. If all of the recently sold homes in your neighborhood had granite countertops and you are trying to sell your home with 1980’s formica countertops, then you’ve got a problem. These sites, which do include , tend to charge sellers a set fee or a percentage of the sale cost.
While homes have sold in this fashion, a smarter way is to use the internet just because that is where the majority of the home buying public is beginning their search. Gone are the days of selling homes with unmade beds, dishes in the sink and toys scattered throughout.
Our findings show that for sale by owner websites sold an extra 300 properties in the last 12 months compared to the 12 months before. I am sorry many of you show homes on Christmas or have lost clients, but I would never ask you to show me homes on a holiday and I am certainly not around to pick up the bill from your lost business.
However, Tyner says millennials, for example, aren’t overwhelmed by the notion of a do-it-yourself home sale. Bottom line this is a multibillion dollar industry and realtors will keep selling you the idea that this is rocket science and involves so much negotiations that it will worth for the seller to pay 6% on the sale of their house.
I am also dedicated to ensuring that every aspect of the sale process is conducted in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. We set up our account online and they were there with a For Sale sign right away. People desiring to sell their homes on their own typically have their personal reasons for doing so. Usually, it is perceived that one will save money on the sale of their home.