By Noel Peebles
Co-Author For Sale By Owner Home Selling Secrets ebook.
Close to 25% of all the homes sold in the USA are sold
for sale by owner (FSBO). With real estate commissions
ranging from 4% to 10% it not surprising that figure
so high. In most instances that means a realtors
commission of several thousand dollars.
Make no mistake; if you dream of making a larger
down-payment on your next home, or want to retire,
or simply want to hang onto the equity you've worked
so hard for... then you could save thousands by selling
your home for sale by owner (FSBO).
Like anything in life, to do the job well requires
effort and knowledge. The knowledge you can get from
http://www.forsalebyownerguide.com . The effort is
entirely up to you.
To help get you started; these are some of the questions
you'll need to ask yourself before deciding to sell
home for sale by owner (FSBO):
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 1.
Do you have the time, energy, know-how and motivation
to sell your own home FSBO?
One of the keys to selling your home efficiently and
profitably is complete accessibility. Many FSBO homes
sit on the market for months on end because the owner
is unwilling or unavailable to show the property to
potential buyers. Realize that a certain amount of
time each day is necessary to successfully sell your
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 2.
Can you overcome the "emotional attachment"
may have for the property being sold?
Your home might be where your kids grew up, or where
the family pet is buried. It might also have been
designed, decorated, or landscaped to to your
personal tastes. Are you prepared to hear and accept
buyer criticisms of your FSBO home? Are you unbiased
as to what your home is really worth in today's real
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 3.
Are you prepared to deal with an onslaught of buyers
perceive a home for sale by owner as a potential
One of the challenges of selling FSBO is screening
unqualified prospects and dealing with the bargain
hunters. Selling for a bargain price may be worse
than paying the agent commissions.
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 4.
Are you prepared to offer financing options to the
By offering financing options you give the home
buyer the ability to work on their terms and open
up the possibilities of selling your FSBO home
quickly and more profitably.
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 5.
Do you fully understand the necessary steps required
in selling a home FSBO?
Many FSBO home sales have been lost because of incomplete
paperwork, lack of inspections, inadequate contracts
If you are not completely informed of all the steps
necessary to sell real estate for sale by owner, then
contacting a legal professional is recommended. Ensure
that there is no misinterpretation of what is negotiated.
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Question 6.
Have you contacted the necessary professionals?
When real estate for sale by owner (FSBO) several
professionals may need to be involved to ensure a
problem-free sale including: title company, inspector
(home and pest), attorney, and escrow company.
Don't be discouraged if you were a bit put off by any
the above questions. They are designed to help you think
carefully before deciding to sell your home for sale
owner (FSBO). The fact is; an increasing number of people
are successfully selling for sale by owner (FSBO), without
the services of a realtor - why can't you? You may well
able to do a far better job than an agent/broker and
yourself thousands of dollars in realtors commissions.
© Noel Peebles, Market Leaders ebooks.
Noel Peebles is author of the best selling ebook
"173 Powerful Ideas, Tips, Tactics And Proven-To-Work
Strategies To Sell Your Own Home."
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