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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:32:34 -0500Attempting to sell your home on your own is at best an uphill battle. Understanding the complexities of the market, home pricing, timing, marketing challenges, safety, legal issues and navigating the new TRID all paint an interesting scenario for the "For Sale By Owner" (FSBO). Selling your home on your own in today's marketplace is akin to winning a championship game without a coach. Can it be done? Possibly. Is it the best you can do? Not Likely.
Thu, 19 May 2016 09:30:06 -0500Selling real estate by owner can be a tough venture. It's best to learn the secrets of the trade so that you can cash out and turn your equity into an income stream in the shortest amount of time.
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:49:50 -0500No doubt, listing property online is an easy thing to do, but it still needs some guidelines to perform the job perfectly. A little mistake in the listing may fail to bring your property into limelight. And, advancement in the technological sector has increased the online real estate competition to a great extent. Every person feels easy in selling or buying property online which is leading to unlimited listings. So, you need to update your property intelligently to make it stand out.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:07:14 -0600Yes they're ugly, but... I know they're ugly, that's sort of the point, these signs, are not invisible, and help to catch the attention of the locals. We live in a world of perfect typography, so when ugly painted text shows up, we tend to read it. It's advertising, the sad part is, like all other forms of advertising, people do get used to these as well, and they become almost invisible. So, I personally use these on an on and off basis.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:12:29 -0500When deciding to sell your home you have two options. You can either use the services of real estate broker or you can sell it yourself to a "We Buy Houses Cash" company. Each scenario has it's pros and cons which we have outlined for you below. Every situation is different and we want to make sure you make the best decision possible. We have also outlined some key questions you should ask yourself before making this big decision.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:24:45 -0500When you buy a home using a buyer's agent, you will find that much of the pesky paperwork and negotiation is handled for you. As long as you are working with a good agent, all you really need to do is have your finances in check and make sure that all of the paperwork is signed.
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:03:50 -0500As an FSBO how do you make your property for sale known to a lot of people? Use the power of social media of course, apart from using flat-fee mls service.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:32:20 -0500FSBO's need the help they can get within their price range. This is why the Flat-Fee MLS is the best service to use for FSBO's and here are the reasons why.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:46:17 -0500In today's economy, many homeowners try to enter the real estate market without the help of a broker. As an agent, I have noticed that the main reasons for this may be the price homeowners pay to get their homes sold or simply bad experiences with realtors. Many brokerage firms charge a standard 6% commission, which can turn out to be a lump sum to some homeowners. However, it is important to remember the time and money that homeowners have to invest if they want to sell through for sale by owner.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:48:59 -0500It is generally hard for good deals to come by on a house, especially when it is situated in an affluent locality. There's a likely chance you've had unsatisfactory results on your pursuit to find that perfect home at an affordable price. Read on to find out how you can get a good price on a house that is situated in a great neighbourhood.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:46:57 -0500Closing a real estate deal can often be a tiring and difficult affair. There can be a lot of confusion and fear on selling a real estate deal without professional help. Here are some steps to guide you on how to close a real estate deal with ease.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:01:36 -0500When you are looking to make a deal for a property, you should keep in mind that a lot of effort and time goes into it. No matter which side of the table you are on, you will want to get the best out of the deal.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:59:02 -0500Home Warranties - Are you questioning if a home warranty protection plan is for you? Well, you're not alone.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:15:57 -0600Many people rely on the knowledge and skills of real estate agents when buying or selling properties. Although these professionals can provide effective solutions to complete sales, their services are not required. In fact, more people are doing the buying or selling process without the aid of agents. With the Internet and modern technology, navigating the real estate industry is easier than it has ever been.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:42:23 -0600These days more and more home owners are taking the leap and selling their homes themselves, forgoing the realtor. Is that a good idea? The answer to that is yes. However, there is quite a lot of paperwork involved with doing that. In this article we will review some of the forms you will need when doing a for sale by owner (FSBO) of your home.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:38:58 -0600This practice is often done with different types of major purchases: automobiles, business deals, and yes (we know) homes!! Is this a good idea, especially when it comes to a For Sale by Owner home? Let us take a look at this concept.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:38:27 -0600So you have decided to sell your home the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) way. You have already learned the steps necessary for you to do this. What about the things YOU should say to a prospective buyer? What is important for them to know about your home? How do you overcome objections and answer all their questions? The best way for you to do this is to develop a script for yourself. This article will talk about exactly that.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:37:46 -0600Did you know that nowadays only one-third of all home buyers used a real estate agent? Did you know that a seller can utilize MLS listings on their own, without an agent? In today's real estate market these are absolute facts! It is now much easier and more profitable to sell your home as a "For Sale By Owner" (FSBO) home than ever before. To ensure you earn all the money you can from selling your home, do it yourself! Forget the agents! Only you will have your best interests at heart when it comes time for you to sell your home anyhow. There are some things you must know how to do first though before you do sell your own home. We will examine some helpful tips in this article.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:24:12 -0600Tip 1: Declutter your home! This is probably the most important tip as I've been to tons of mobile homes that are so full of junk and it could be a huge turn off. Now for someone like me, a mobile home buyer by trade, I don't care about junk in the home. But more than likely you will be selling your home to someone who will be living in the home. This is important to remember because your potential buyer will be trying to picture their stuff in your home. It will be very hard for them to do this if your home is too full of your stuff. Does that make sense?
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:34:39 -0600The obvious reason to list your home as a "For Sale by Owner" home is financial in nature. A real estate agent may be more interested in their own commission than getting you a higher price. They know the best way to do that is to sell your home quickly instead of waiting for a better offer or "the right type of deal." For this and other reasons, home sellers are choosing the FSBO method instead. Is this the right move for you? Let's look at the advantages and disadvantages of doing it.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:43:26 -0600If you have decided to sell your house yourself, you have probably also done some research on ways to advertise your home. You may have also wondered how to reach buyers using Realtors or real estate agents. This is where the multiple listing service, or MLS, comes in.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:57:16 -0600For sale by owner. The words may strike fear into your heart, or you may find them to be the beginning of an exciting journey. There are some advantages to selling your house by yourself, not the least of which is getting to keep all of the proceeds from the sale. There are some things you need to keep in mind if you do intend to sell your home yourself. Here are some top tips to make the sale a success.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:25:45 -0600Do you really need a realtor these days? Yes and no. Yes, you can absolutely sell your house yourself, No, it's not as easy as you think, but below I will outline how to do it, should you decide to go that route.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:04:20 -0500Tired of the hefty commission fees that real estate brokers charge? Would you rather meet with the owner of your dream house directly, and reach a mutually beneficial consensus? Read on to find out how you can save money by purchasing homes directly from owners.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:45:28 -0500The thought of buying a house is often followed by the thought of hiring a real estate agent. Contrary to popular belief, you don't necessarily need a real estate agent to help you find your dream home. You can easily find your dream home on your own by following these 6 easy steps, and treat yourself with the commission you would otherwise pay a real estate agent.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:33:44 -0500While it's not always advisable, it's definitely possible to sell your home on your own - in other words, without a Realtor. If you're organized and follow the steps below, you can potentially save 2-3% in Realtor commissions. On an average home price, this means savings anywhere from $3000 - $4500!
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:00:52 -0500Step 1 of 5 on how to sell your home on your own. In this step I talk about why I think getting your home professionally inspected before you put it on the market will save you money and give you a huge edge in price negotiations with a potential buyer or Realtor.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:36:16 -0500Everyone should be staging their home. Here are a few very compelling reasons why.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:33:02 -0500Should you use a real estate agent? That is for you to decide. Read this to learn about an alternative.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:08:58 -0500If you are a homeowner in distress or you have an unwanted property that is just sitting vacant collecting dust then I'm sure you have contemplated a discounted all cash offer from a real estate investor. I'm sure you have even received a dozen or more postcards and letters from investors begging you to sell them your home. Should you consider taking this option?
Fri, 30 May 2014 08:44:05 -0500The trend to list properties off Multiple Listing Services, which is the main outlet for the licensed real estate agent to list real estate, is not comforting for consumers. Learn why For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is risky business.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:03:20 -0500When spring is in the air it means that not only is summer right around the corner but that the real estate market is about to pick up, and a serious amount of houses are going to be bought and sold over the next few months. The first question that is usually going to come up when someone starts to think about selling their home is if they should use a real estate agent or if they should try to sell the for sale by owner.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:02 -0500Selling a home For Sale By Owner can be a great choice for some people, and a terrible choice for others. This article highlights some common key points to understand when considering a FSBO sale.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:38:17 -0500A For Sale By Owner, or FSBO has been in the real estate industry for a long time now, but has been increasing in popularity. In days past you could only sell your home if you were using a real estate professional like a broker, Realtor, or agent. But with the size of the commission fees a lot of people are deciding on going with a FSBO and doing more of the work themselves.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:49:20 -0500Some homeowners feel that the best way to sell their homes is to do it by themselves, foregoing the services of a realtor. It's understandable, especially since the realtor industry has gained a rather "iffy" reputation. Most homeowners think that realtors are only interested in selling their property as quickly as possible, even if it means selling it for less than what it is worth. So, they go the "For Sale by Owner" route. Unfortunately, they often find it's not quite as easy as they thought.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:10:33 -0500In the previous article, we have tackled that when selling your house as FSBO, there are many things which you should consider. Included in the list are home value, marketing, contract, security deposit, and property taxes. In today's article, other important things about it will be laid down such as title, inspections, and buyer qualifications.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:21:29 -0500There is no rule dictating that you can't sell your own by yourself. In fact, there are other home owners like you who have done FSBO (for sale by owner). However, there are several things needing consideration for the process to be successful and beneficial on your part.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:35:11 -0500Today's challenging real estate market can be a minefield of hazards both to getting and keeping a buyer at full market value while avoiding legal complications. These top ten pitfalls are commonly the cause of failure to sell by owner and as often as not result in catastrophic consequences that can negatively affect home ownership for decades.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:55:07 -0600In order to negotiate a successful short sale there are a checklist of items the bank will need from your seller. The list below is a general guideline as to what the bank will be needing. Depending on the bank they may have there own forms they want the information on. For example...
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:39:52 -0600A deeper look into Zillow's value of real estate vs. a Chicago Real Estate Appraiser's values. What we found was quite shocking. Getting a Pre-Listing appraisal from a certified real estate appraiser can save you money and end up saving you a lot of time and headaches.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:28:53 -0600The professional real estate agent can be a very important part of buying and selling property. However, this does not mean you can't sell your property on your own and save the expense of hiring an agent. There are only two components to the sale. Neither one is a sales agent.
Sat, 11 Jan 2014 09:36:11 -0600Selling your house without an agent my not seem all that uncommon. After all, everyone knows you can slap up a For Sale By Owner sign in your yard, put up a listing in Craigslist and the local paper, and wait for a buyer to bring a check to the title office. Simple enough right?
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:47:59 -0600The cost of selling a house can be a very prohibitive aspect and many times homeowners decide they should go through a FSBO, or For Sale By Owner, process. Find out the advantages of selling a house privately and how you too can get started with the FSBO process.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:06:08 -0600With the Real Estate market cooling a bit after a nice run up from the 2010 low point, you might be wondering where the market is going moving forward. Good question. Since none of us have a crystal ball (that I know of), you can't be certain exactly what the market will do next.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:10:41 -0600One of the problems you might encounter when selling your house yourself without an agent is not being able to find a buyer. This can cause all sorts of problems like having to make your payments on the house.
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 08:22:39 -0600When it comes to selling your house by owner, it can be confusing. Which forms to use. How to market it to get people to find you.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:49:41 -0600There are many ways to sell your property. You can list it with an agent. You can put it up for sale in the FSBO's on Craigslist and the sunday newspaper.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:29:58 -0600My intention in writing this article is to show you how to properly use FSBO signs. For Sale By Owners, FSBO, continually put home-made signs in their yards that they've purchased at local merchants, or chain stores. I'm sure you recognize them by their red and white color scheme and hand-written owner info on them.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:10:20 -0600Would A Short Sale Help You Out If the payments on your FSBO are in arrears, to the point the lender wants to foreclose on you there is still an option you might want to consider, BUT BEFORE the lender has gone that far you might want to consider an option called a "real estate short sale". When a situation arises wherein, you owe more money on your home, than you can get for it, in a "normal sale" of that property, that process of going to the lender and seeking assistance in negotiating with...
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:20:02 -0600There are many thoughts and procedures involved in pricing your FSBO and most are confusing to a inexperienced person contemplating their first FSBO sale! We've provided an exercise for in this article and a previous article as well.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:13:55 -0600Get lawyered up when you first consider selling the home, yourself! The biggest mistake, homeowners make, in the very beginning of planning to sell their home is to not obtain the benefits of an lawyer (and better yet a real real estate lawyer) to council with and to draw up the original sales contracts for you, or your attorney to fill out (if they haven't explained to you how, or if you're uncomfortable filling them out, use the attorney to fill it out) and for your prospects to fill in their particulars and sign. Now most people watch late...
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:05:54 -0600As it says in Ecclesiastics 3:17, there is a time for every purpose and so it is with real estate, most of the time! In other words timing can be everything!
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:04:50 -0600Do you want an absolute way of getting a Market Appraisal for your home, without much muss, or fuss? Here a Simple SolutionFor A Market Appraisal: What I'm about to suggest is like winning one of those 4 day/3 night vacations to a great time-share resorts. Your getting a 4 day and three night stay, but you pay for it by attending a 2 or 3 hour "presentation", by the time-share sales team.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:55:38 -0600Have you tried EVERYTHING, to sell your own home, and nothings working, Use Facebook For Advertising Your FSBO! There are many avenues to help you in achieving your purpose of selling your home, but none are more simple and effective as using Facebook to achieve your goal. Facebook, unless you've been living in a cave is a new media that can be used by individuals, as well as, companies to promote their personal garage sales, selling your personal items, or businesses trying to attain customers for their commercial goods.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:18:36 -0600Dealing with FSBO real estate will have you working extra-hard on all aspects of the sale. To a degree, your involvement is a good thing because you can make sure that everything has been executed perfectly. Good promotion is the key to a successful private property sale. The problem is that most real estate ads tend to look similar. Is there anything you can do to make your marketing materials stand out and get the potential buyer interested?
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:25:17 -0600Many people wonder if they should sell their house without using a realtor. If you've been wondering how to sell your house by yourself, read on for great tips.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:06:45 -0500For Sale By Owner means simply that there is not going to be a Realtor involved in the process. The owner will handle everything directly from showing to negotiations. There is a range of about 10-20 percent of homes sold with a FSBO sale and the number goes up and down from year to year.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:17:27 -0500The current real estate market has shown some signs of recovery. But what do you do if you do not have that perfect home, and you need to sell your home immediately. There are specialized buyers in the market that purchase these kinds of homes. They will usually buy the house for cash. Seeing that the home is in need of some repairs they will require a discount off of the market price to make the necessary repairs. If you have owned the home for a long time you could walk away with a lot of money in your pocket in a very short period of time. These buyers can buy your home in as little a time as 10 days. They are called private investors. Private investors purchase houses with the intent of reselling them for a profit. The need to sell has now been resolved, and you are free to move on with the rest of your life with a little extra money in your pocket..
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:50:27 -0500The real estate listing text can make all the difference in the world and guarantee the success of your marketing efforts. Here are some great tips for presenting real estate for sale by owner in the most attractive way.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:28:25 -0500In the real estate industry we call home owners that market their property for sale on their own FSBO's or For Sale by Owners. The obvious main goal of a FSBO is to save money on real estate commissions. In the past few years we have seen more For Sale By Owners in the Toronto area, especially in the lower price points and in the neighbourhoods outside of the city core. There are a few reasons for this increase including an opening up of the MLS system, perception of a Realtor's role and the market conditions.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:13:32 -0500You can be successful at selling your home without a real estate agent if you do your research and put in a little work, you'll be closing on your home in no time, without pricey real estate agent fees. Prepare your Home For Sale - Any potential buyer will be hiring a home inspector to find problems with the house before closing.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:00:59 -0500Internet marketing is the perfect opportunity for private property sellers. It presents real estate for sale by owner in the best possible light and allows sellers to reach a large group of potential buyers.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:59:39 -0500Real estate for sale by owner has to look absolutely perfect. There are several renovations that will increase the value of the property and that will help you complete the private property sale faster.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:17:34 -0500Selling your home as a 'for sale by owner'? Get pre-approved for your new mortgage and ask your loan officer for some home sales ideas.
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 10:00:59 -0500Are you a homeowner ready to sell your home? Thinking of being a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) without the assistance of an real estate agent? Lets go through the Pros and Cons on how to sell your own house.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:41:44 -0500Don't listen to all of the myths you hear about selling a house For Sale By Owner. You need to learn and experience this type of home sale for yourself before you can decide whether or not it would be best in your situation.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:42:14 -0500A lot of homeowners today are trying to sell their homes themselves. Is this a good idea? Can you sell your house on your own? Let's take a look at the pros and cons:
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:34:21 -0500Many property sellers who are contemplating listing their property themselves wonder: How much money they will save compared to using a Realtor? Will their properties more less likely to sell compared to if they used a Realtor? Will their properties take longer to sell than if they used a Realtor?
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 08:40:06 -0600When it comes to selling your own home, most people turn to real estate agents to help them with the process. Whilst using a real estate agent will "get the job done", you will find that most or all real estate agencies charge exorbitant amounts of money just for assisting with the sale. The "For Sale By Owner" concept is another option that you can choose to adopt when selling your own property.
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:50:46 -0600Are you thinking about selling your house? Have you considered all of your options? Most people think that there only option when selling their home is to go through a Real Estate agent and that's it! This is completely untrue and I am about to show you exactly how you can sell your house online which will save you thousands on selling costs.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 11:10:49 -0600What is my house really worth? How to value my house may seem difficult to answer when selling your house on your own, but it is not. Find out how to value your house in this first of two articles devoted to the subject.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:01:07 -0600With the advent of the internet comes the advent of great free advertising tools and Craigslist is one of them. For those who do not know, Craigslist is a free online classified website used to buy and sell a variety of items, and especially real estate. In order to fully take advantage of Craigslist you need to stand out from the rest of the ads and get noticed. This article will give you Step By Step instructions how to sell your home on Craigslist.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:41:09 -0600If you're looking to buy a timeshare on the resale market, you've probably heard at least a little about the infamous $1 timeshares for sale on FSBO sites like eBay and Craigslist. But can you really buy a timeshare for $1? What are the risks involved? Below, we'll discuss the famous $1 timeshare in all its glory to help you determine if an FSBO real estate purchase is right for you.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:42:52 -0600Did you know that over 88% of all house buyers search for their house by looking on the internet? The internet has become the primary medium for potential buyers to search for a house. Follow these instructions on how you can market and sell your house on the internet as well.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:14:42 -0600The FSBO Sign - like it or hate it, as a for sale by owner seller, you should have one. While less important than the an MLS listing, FSBO signs are an important marketing tool for the for sale by owner seller.
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:53:59 -0600You may have heard the famous saying by Henry Ford, "Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success". Selling your house is no exception to this secret. So before you put it on the market, you need to get it ready for the market.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:22:28 -0600The "for sale by owner "terminology involves a process in real estate dealings where the property transaction is done by the buyer and the seller without any middle man. Usually, real estate deals whether outright sales or for rental purposes invariably have the middle man or the real estate agent or broker and it is he or she who swings the deal for a commission payout.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:03:35 -0600The thought of moving is one of the biggest obstacles holding people back from selling their house and buying a house. Let's face it, moving does stink, but it doesn't have to stink as much. Don't let moving stand in your way of moving your life forward. All you need are some proven moving techniques, a little organization, ample determination and to follow our advice and you will move like a pro.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:23:00 -0600When you are faced with the prospect of selling your home yourself, then be prepared for a world that works on a different set of rules. If you do not have prior experience of the real estate world, then you will see a world where everything is impatient and slow at the same time. The people look and talk like they know better than you and you will get advices falling all over you from everywhere.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 09:28:41 -0600Thinking of selling your home on your own? Before you do read this article on how to choose the best for sale by owner business available. Choosing the wrong brokerage can mean holding on to your home a lot longer then you have to when trying to sell.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 17:03:55 -0600Mostly, people hire real estate agents to help them make the perfect sale of their property, as they have enough worries on their hands. Why take up the lengthy, complicated and harrowing task of selling property yourself, when there are professionals to guide you and take care of every little maddening detail? Well, because these professionals cost money. Also, no one knows your house the way you do.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:58:23 -0600If you are thinking of selling your own home make sure you know what you are getting yourself into. While I highly recommend that you do not attempt to sell your own home, the following is an overview of the process.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:42:40 -0500In this DIY age, its no surprise that many consider selling their home on their own when they are ready for a move. There can be some great benefits - lower cost; more control; a chance to "test the waters" - but there are many pitfalls too.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:05:32 -0500This article looks at the best ways of selling your property. It provides you with information on traditional ways to speed up the sale of your home and non traditional ways.
Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:50:26 -0500Ever thought about why that gorgeous and well-kept house on the corner is still on the market after nearly six months? You have been there, asked all-around, found the purchase price reasonable, but they have not gotten an offer to sell. You look around, and you notice nothing.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:00:14 -0500When you are selling your house, expect a lot of people to "intrude" on your privacy. If your property is being handled by real estate brokers, then most of the phone calls and questions would be taken care of by them. If you are selling your property all by yourself, then you have got a huge task on your hands.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:13:53 -0500Learn the top 5 reasons you should consider selling your house to a real estate investor rather than selling the traditional way of a realtor, or for sale by owner. You will discover for yourself the benefits to be able to sell your house fast. You will see how you can receive the same amount of money that you would net through selling the traditional way by selling your house to a real estate investor.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:46:57 -0500Selling your home without a real estate agent can save you a lot of money. However if trying to sell it alone delays a sale or proves ineffective you may lose money in the long run. Understand how to protect yourself when selling property without an agent.
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:02:06 -0500Ask any home owner who has tried to sell their own home and they'll tell you that from the time they put the "For Sale by Owner" sign up, the phone begins to ring. Unfortunately, many of those calls aren't from prospective buyers, but are from real estate agents who want to list the home. The idea of not having to pay a commission to a real estate agent may attractive, but because there are so many issues involved in the process, selling your home yourself can be challenging, as many sellers will be anxious to tell you.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:08:20 -0500Challenging economic conditions means that the real estate market is ideal for buyers but a graveyard for sellers hoping for a good deal. The housing market in the United States is at its lowest ebb in almost three decades. The Mortgage Bankers Association states that in 2011, 8 million Americans were at least one month behind with their mortgage payments with 5 million of these homeowners two months behind. With huge numbers of houses up for the sale, prices are falling rapidly and sellers are caught in a trap. Below are some tips for selling your home in a down economy for a reasonable price.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:40:52 -0500Homeowners have many benefits when they choose to sell their home on contract. Most people refer to this kind of sale as lease to own.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:45:43 -0500When you think about selling your house privately one thing to consider is to decide where to place all of your furniture and anything else in your house. Well this is quite right but selling a house means also to get rid of all the debris, to fix all the damage in the home, to determine the price of your house, and also to make an advertisement in the newspaper. Selling a house requires long planning and you need to do it before you choose to sell.
Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:02:18 -0500These days, plenty of people do business in the real estate area. One business is selling and buying properties. People generally sell their house with the help of a realtor simply because they want their house to be sold quickly.
Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:48:15 -0500As a full time real estate appraiser, I find that many home owners are confused about what items determine your home value. Here are the top five items appraisers will use when looking for home value.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:58:33 -0500Here it is. The frosting on your cake. The moment you have been ready for since you chose to sell your house.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:30:37 -0500As we are able to see now, a great deal of human activities are supported with technology. Technologies like the personal computer which helps us to complete our job or assignment quickly, mobile phones allow us to connect with our friends and family no matter our location, and also the internet allows us to stay informed about the international changes that is happening in the world. At this moment in time, we are able to sell a house online via the internet.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 13:06:23 -0500In this article, I let you in on some of my secrets to real estate investing success. Here, I focus on the top questions sellers have when approached about a lease option transaction. As a savvy real estate investor, it's up to you to match the right buyer with the right seller, and put money in your pocket.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:47:47 -0500If one has ever pondered of or are currently selling your house via the for sale by owner (FSBO) method, you have to read this article. This article will first cover the countless hassles of listing your house through this self-managed method.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 08:33:27 -0500This article will give you easy ways and good methods and ideas on how to increase home value. One idea could save or make you thousands of dollars.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 09:21:08 -05001. Hanging out during the showings: Buyers like to be able to make their own decisions by walking around and deciding on if they like the property or not. Buyers can feel personally stalked and feel that they may not have the ability to fully explore or verbally process their impressions of a home when you, seller, hang out inside your home while it is being shown.