CHAPTER 1 Why People Sell FSBO
The advancement of technology constantly boosts the market and improves our standard of living. However, with an increasingly flexible job market, we are often required to move in order to grow personally and to develop our professional careers. All too often, this means that while we are preparing for one big change in our lives, we also need to deal with selling our homes. We all know that owning a home is preferable to and financially wiser than renting. However, when it comes to moving, selling a house might not always be as easy as it seems. While some people consider the convenience and ease of selling through an agent the absolute best way to go, others come to the conclusion that the thousands of extra dollars they might be able to make by selling their house on their own are worth the time, effort, and trouble that selling on their own might entail. As one may expect, the complex real estate market has its own tips and tricks that people should abide by in order to make the most out of their sale. Let’s see what makes people sell FSBO, as well as the pros and cons of this highly debated practice.
#1—WHY DO PEOPLE CHOOSE TO SELL BY THEMSELVES?
FSBO, or “For Sale by Owner,” happens when homeowners decide to put their house on the market and advertise it without the help and support of a professional real estate agent. Going FSBO means that the owner must know how to professionally market and show the property, negotiate an advantageous selling price
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