The decision to go For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is usually about the money. Whether the home owner thinks they are going to save money on commissions or somehow be able to negotiate a better deal, it often comes down to the belief that more money will be put into the seller pocket if they go it alone. Inside the mind of many FSBO sellers is a voice that frequently sounds something like this, "I am going to cut out that middleman realtor that doesn't do anything anyway and save myself 6%." From my point of view as a real estate agent, I can see how that thinking makes sense. On first glance, it appears true, but there is one thing that snaps me back to reality. The data actually paints a very different picture.Read More
There is more to it than meets the eye. I come across for For Sale By Owners or FSBOs as we like to call them in the real estate industry almost every day, and it never ceases to amaze me by how how truly motivated FSBOs go about it the wrong way. I talk with these good people and see them virtually flushing money down the toiletRead More
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