How To Convince An FSBO To List With You

for sale by ownerIf you are considering selling your own property without the help of a realtor, there are some important things to remember, and I’ll try to cover most of them here. The standard practice of selling a home would involve a real estate agent doing most of the actual work. Currently, every seller in the country needs an expert, who knows the ins and outs of home selling. It’s definitely not for everyone and if the buyer has an agent you could end up having to pay something to them.

While buyers also pay closing costs (here’s more info on typical closing costs for buyers ), you’ll see a long column on the HUD-1 Settlement Statement for seller closing costs. You decide how to advertise, if you want to have an open house, when to show your home to prospective buyers, and how you want to negotiate with them.

As we …