In this day and age, many are looking to save money. Well, most everyone is! This is certainly understandable. Do you "save money" when you sell your Home by owner?
Here is the latest statistics:
FSBOs accounted for 10% of home sales in 2011. The typical FSBO home sold for $150,000 compared to $215,000 for agent-assisted home sales. (Source National Associaction of Realtor's)
In 2011 there was a total of 8720 LISTINGS on the Spokane MLS. At year end 4020 of them were SOLD AND CLOSED. These are all types of listings (residential, commercial, land, ect)
This shows a 50% odds of selling for the year which is 5 times higher than the FSBO stat. fsbo
Working with a compatible Realtor to sell your home, or to buy a home will give you the best chances of a happy ending!