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For Sale By Owner - A Good Idea?

FSBO (pronounced fizz-bo), or For Sale By Owner, is a way of selling your home without the use of a professional real estate agent or broker. The idea behind FSBO is that by selling your home yourself, you save the approximate 6% that would be the agents’ commission.

6% may not sound like a lot, but it can add up, especially on more expensive homes. But before you run off and decide to sell your home FSBO, you must remember that to get a savings like that, there must be a cost. So what’s the catch? Selling FSBO is hard. A lot harder.

Only about 10% of sellers that decide to do FSBO are successful at it. And not all of them end up saving themselves money. FSBO sellers often end up accepting a lower price for their home than they would with an agent.

There are of course other issues as well. Can you afford to make selling your home your full-time job? Because for a lot of FSBO sellers, that’s exactly what it is. Do you have the time and capital to spend on the marketing, advertising, inspections, paperwork, phone calls, showings, and problems that come up when any home is sold?

Selling with a professional agent also has other advantages. An agent can get your home listed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) and other popular websites where not only homebuyers but also other agents can easily find it. Professional real estate agents also have an extensive network that allows them to more easily find a buyer.

So before you decide to sell your home yourself, thoughtfully consider just how much time and effort you can spare for selling your home, as well as how important it is that your home sell sooner rather than later.

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My sister told me about Assist-2-Sell, and that it is less expensive than traditional REALTORS. I expected to sell my house for a good price and with no hassles. I chose Assist-2-Sell after interviewing four other REALTORS. Assist-2-Sell not only had the best price, but I trusted them more than the others. The others all condemned Assist-2-Sell but they were wrong! They were wonderful to work with. They are a great team. So smart and informative and always available to help. The best thing about listing with Assist-2-Sell was the Full Service and Savings!! I never lifted a finger and sold my house in record time. Thanks Assist-2-Sell. Mary Ann Pasch, Seller of 8531 Rhoda Place, Dublin, CA. Saved over $9,900 in Fees.
Assist-2-Sell was very reliable and my expectations were exceeded. They gave good recommendations and were very professional. If I sell or buy another home I will definitely use Assist-2-Sell. Christopher Georgeovich, Seller of 196 High Street, Pacheco. Saved over $4,900 in Fees.
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*Savings, compared to paying a 6% commission, are for illustration and comparison purposes only. Commissions are not set by law. All commissions are negotiable. 

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