For Sale By Owner
The virtue of self-reliance is as American as baseball and apple pie--except if you are trying to sell your own home. Here such a "virtue" can cost you time, effort, and possibly money.
Because the overwhelming majority of homes that sell are listed with a real estate agent, you will be going against significant odds if you decide to sell your own home. The experience of a real estate professional may get you a better price and help you to avoid all the "little" things that can go wrong in a real estate transaction.
The desire to "save" the commission on a property is the reason most people decide not to work with a real estate agent. Prospective buyers who look for properties that are "For Sale By Owner" (FSBOs) are also wanting to avoid the commission--and to get a less-than-market-value deal. However, nothing is saved in the majority of FSBOs. Listing your home with a real estate professional can spare you the inconvenience of showing your home and save you the time you would spend talking to buyers who could not qualify for a loan.
Do These Real Estate Tips Really Apply to YOU?
I've learned these tips through years of experience as a top Realtor. But I know that YOUR situation might be different. That's why I'm here.
It's my job to personally advise homebuyers and sellers. Ask me if any tip that I've included here really applies to your situation.
If you have any questions about these tips - or other tips you may have heard elsewhere - ask me! I'll respond quickly, for free, and without obligation...