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For Sale by Owner May Not be a Money Saver When Selling Your Franklin County Home
We see a lot of "For Sale by Owner" (FSBO) signs out there these days. There are several reasons for this, the main one probably being the idea of saving the commission that a Realtor® will earn by selling your Franklin county home.
Keep your eyes on these FSBO signs and you'll soon come to realize, however, that as many as 80 percent of them will eventually opt to hire a real estate agent to sell the home for them. That kind of poor success rate may make you wonder what goes wrong.
Here are some of the pitfalls of trying to do an FSBO on your home:
Wrong Listing Price
Finding the perfect listing price isn't an easy task, even for an experienced Realtor®, so don't be surprised that it's an often impossible task for a homeowner. The right price is the most critical element of selling anything, so if you don't get it right there probably won't be a sale even though your home may be perfect in every other aspect.
Not Enough Exposure Online
If you've ever looked into selling your own home, you're probably aware of the FSBO websites that say they will expose your ... more
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