For Sale By Owner Can Take a Long Time
For Sale By Owner seems like a no-brainer. Put a sign out on your lawn, run a few ads in the paper or on the internet and voila, you have sold your home and made more money by not having to pay a commission. The reality is quite different. With FSBO, you are doing all the work of the entire process.
Realtors Bring in More Traffic
MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service. This is used by realtors to let each other know what real estate are available in any given area. Buyers prefer to use a realtor so that they can see the most options possible. When you sell it your self you are not listed on MLS. Therefore, it is difficult for prospective buyers to find your property as most depend on a realtor to help locate property, and agents depend on the MLS to find listings.
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Friday, July 04, 2008
SOLD!!!I've had SOOOO many inquiries about this property, with the Cedar River flowing through it, that I thought I better post that it has "officially closed sale" as of June. It was listed for $126,900 and sold for FULL PRICE.