Savvy homebuyers know they can potentially save thousands of dollars buying directly from a homeowner. This cuts out the middlemen and extra expenses they incur. If you’ve made the decision to buy a home, then it’s time to get started. Here’s your guide to buying your first home straight from the owner. Location, Location, Location […]
You’ve searched and searched to find the house of your dreams, the one that draws you in with every defining detail like it was destined to be yours. And then you find it, but it’s sporting a striking red and white sign with “For Sale By Owner” emblazoned on it. To some, this statement can be […]
Making the decision to sell your home is a feat in itself. You’ve weighed the pros and cons and have decided to move elsewhere. You’ve also made the important decision to sell your home yourself rather than use an agent. Congratulations! You are well on your way to a successful sale. Here are all the steps […]
The game of Monopoly is the first experience many of us have with owning property. It can be a tough, ruthless introduction to the world of real estate dealings. You roll the dice, your eyes wide open, mouth set in concentration, you move your game piece, and you land on St. James Place. You then […]
Touring open houses in a quest to find your new home is exciting for any homebuyer. And while it’s necessary to ask questions while checking out a home, there are some comments potential buyers should keep to themselves. First, real estate agents, the home’s sellers and the neighbors all have a vested interest in what […]
Listings on ForSaleByOwner were hot in January with a 62 percent increase in visitors over December. And house hunters aren’t just active in the south; two of our hottest homes for the month are located in the Midwest and one was under contract in only 9 days.