Before you FSBO, Read this!

Great tips for homeowners and also realtors to show FSBO’s who need to know.

Real Estate W/ Kate

FSBO Stats

Some sellers try the FSBO route because they want to maximize their profits and avoid paying a commission to a Realtor.  However, statistics show that selling your home with the assistance of a professional real estate agent will garner you a higher profit, enough to cover the commission as well as put more money in your pocket. According to the National Association of Realtor’s 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average FSBO sales price was $174,900, while the average price for a home represented by an agent was $215,000, a difference of $40,100.

Why to Sell With a Realtor

Choosing to sell with a professional rather than on your own makes sense for a variety of reasons:

  • A Realtor has access to market data about recent sales and other homes on the market that can be used to price your home  Studies show that homes…

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