This was the first time
I sold a home, and also the first time I went FSBO, so I was very nervous to say the least. ForSaleByOwner.com was there every step of the way to answer my questions, and there were many. They gave me the confidence to do it on my own, which was worth every penny I paid. —David F. on 4/15/2013
West Palm Beach, FL
I will NEVER list with an agent
again! I loved feeling in control of my listing, being able to highlight the features of my home, being able to gauge buyers’ interest to potential changes I could make and not having to wait for feedback from an agent! —Stacy E. on 3/9/2013
We listed on a Tuesday,
and the following Monday had our first and only showing, which resulted in a great offer. We listed in early February 2013 and took advantage of listing our home as the Featured Home for our town. We closed on the sale on March 28. The site is easy to use and gives good feedback during the process. We saved a lot on commission, would definitely recommend this to anyone and would use it again! —Nancy R. on 4/4/2013
I sold my house within days
of listing it on ForSaleByOwner.com. I also purchased my new house, listed by owner, which I found on your website as well. With the housing market being so crazy, this is the way to go if you want to save some money. I couldn’t be happier! —Indira H. on 4/24/2013
All I can say is fantastic.
This is the second home I’ve sold on this site. They allow the home owner to list on the MLS, and over 80% of all homes sell here. In the days before the internet, an agent was needed, and you had to pay your 4–6% commission—now, you’re a fool if you get one. If you price it right, it will move—I sold mine within ONE WEEK! For Sale By Owner pays me nothing to write this, I only share this because my mother told me about it 10 years ago, and she has sold five homes one this site. Get with the times, and ditch the agent. —Kevin W. on 5/1/2013
I was very pleased
with ForSaleByOwner.com. My wife and I saved a lot of money using this service, and we look forward to using it to purchase another home. It was quick and easy to set up and to add a description and photos. The included for sale signs also attracted a lot of attention in my neighborhood. Thanks! —Mark B. on 4/30/2013
Fort Wayne, IN
Don’t even hesitate
to use ForSaleByOwner.com. They offer every service and help you with every situation a realtor would, and you can save a lot of money. For those who are not computer savvy, the directions on the website are so organized and easy to follow, and if you have questions, customer service is always prompt, available (real people not recordings!) and always helpful. We have used several realtors to list for us in the past. Don’t plan to move again, but wouldn’t even consider anything but FSBO. Don’t change! —Don N. on 4/16/2013
In the first seven days
after putting our home on ForSaleByOwner.com, we had six different potential buyers not only inquire about the house, but each one came in and looked at it!!! We did some research and used the pricing guide to adjust our price a bit lower due to the economy, and within four months our house was sold! (And that’s counting Christmas time and winter, which are hard months to sell.) Thank you to ForSaleByOwner.com! We wouldn’t have had the exposure or good experience without it. —Rachelle H. on 4/24/2013
ForSaleByOwner.com has been
an amazing tool in helping me understand the process of selling my home. From starting the process to the close of the sale, I had all of the information I needed to do this my first time. I had several realtors come to my home and tell me that I wouldn’t be able to get what I thought my house was worth, but in the end, I not only sold my house for what it was worth (in my eyes), but I also saved a ton of money compared to using a realtor. Thank you, ForSaleByOwner.com! —Darrin G. on 4/23/2013
|Online Classified $0 to $200+ for 1 week||Newspaper Classified $50 to $200+ per ad||$80.95 to $809||Discount Agent $7,500* 2-3% of sale||Agent $15,000* 5-6%|
More than 90% of buyers start their search online. Advertising in a newspaper will not provide the constant and unlimited marketing exposure needed to sell your home. Online classified websites are cluttered and do not offer real estate resources.
ForSaleByOwner.com has nearly 2 million visits each month, is the leading "For Sale By Owner" website in the country and provides all real estate resources needed to guide you through the selling process.
More than 93% of buyers start their home search online and most start with the most popular listing sites. ForSaleByOwner.com makes sure your listing gets found on sites like Zillow, Yahoo! Real Estate, Oodle, Homefinder and many others. For even more exposure, get found by even more buyers by listing your home on Realtor.com and the local brokers' database, known as the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
|Property Pricing Report|
Effectively pricing your property is a key component of successfully selling your property. ForSaleByOwner.com's Property Pricing Report gives you all the market information that a real estate agent would offer, including data on up to 20 recent property sales in your area so that you are well informed about the local market when you set your price. Please note, Pricing Reports are available for properties located within the US ONLY.
|Live Customer Support|
One of the biggest worries of first time "For Sale By Owner" sellers is the fear of going it alone. Don't worry, we're here to help you! We provide live customer support to ensure you get the most out of our tools and services. 888-FOR-SALE (367-7253).
|Real Estate Agent|
Why give 6% to a real estate agent when you can do it yourself? If you are willing and committed to educating yourself, returning calls from buyers and showing your property yourself, you can sell your property without the help of an agent. ForSaleByOwner.com makes it easy to sell "For Sale By Owner" and with our help you can save thousands!
Yard signs are incredibly important! 80% of all homes sold in the U.S. use a yard sign to aid in the sale. Unfortunately, in today's Internet-dominated market, a yard sign just isn't enough. In addition to a heavy-duty yard sign, ForSaleByOwner.com's yard sign kit comes with a weatherproof brochure dispenser to make it easy for buyers to get information about your property and a directional sign that can be placed at a nearby intersection to direct buyers to your property.
A real estate agent can sell your home for you, but you will give up 6% of your home's value. ForSaleByOwner.com provides you with guidance and support that makes it easy for you to sell or buy a home with our Home Selling Workbook, Instructional DVD and eBook, pricing reports and other helpful resources. We help you price, prepare, and market your home, negotiate with buyers and take the necessary steps to complete the sale while saving thousands of dollars.
Flyers are a necessary component to selling your property. They provide more information to buyers who are driving by and gives them something to take away with them to help remember your property. All ForSaleByOwner.com property listings come with a built-in tool to create professional property flyers. With a simple click, you can turn your online ad into a beautiful property flyer that you can print right at home.
|Control of Your Listing|
The truth is that most real estate agents don't allow you much say, if any, in marketing your property, let alone setting the asking price. Newspaper ads are a one time shot and many online classified sites have tight restrictions on the amount of text you can add. ForSaleByOwner.com puts you in charge of the sale. We give you unlimited access to edit your 1000 word ad, change your price, add photos, schedule open houses, and track how many people have viewed your online ad. You're in control 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
|Home Selling Guarantee|
Another benefit of listing your property on ForSaleByOwner.com is our Home Selling Guarantee. If you decide you don't want to sell "For Sale By Owner" anymore, we'll connect you with a top real estate agent in your area. Then, once your home sells, we'll refund any fees you paid to us. Read more about our Home Selling Guarantee, or call 1-888-For-Sale.
ForSaleByOwner.com provides you with guidance, support and a step-by-step process to make it easy for you to sell your property "For Sale By Owner."
Understanding how to successfully sell "for sale by owner" is the first and most important step in selling your own home. We educate you through our Home Selling Workbook, Instructional DVD, eBook, Property Pricing Reports and other helpful resources.
Our Home Selling Workbook provides an easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructional guide to keep you on track during the entire home-selling process. Once you feel confident about the sales process, you can get started. A little bit of preparation and organization will go a long way when it comes to selling your home.
Marketing your property involves more than just sticking a sign in your yard. Achieve maximum exposure for your property.
We will help you with pricing your home properly. The ForSaleByOwner.com Property Pricing Report, included with most packages, will instantly compare your home to other houses in the area based on recent sales data. You will also receive a complete report of similar homes that were sold recently, including purchase price and closing dates, which will help you set the price of your home.
Our Home Selling Workbook will guide you through getting your house in good shape, simple home repairs, and show you how to stage your home like a professional.
With millions of visitors each month, ForSaleByOwner.com is the most visited by owner website in the country and is one of the most popular of all real estate sites. Considering that more than 90% of home buyers use the Internet as part of their search, ForSaleByOwner.com is the ideal place to advertise your property. We also offer additional exposure by listing your property on other high-traffic sites. For even greater reach, we offer MLS (Multiple Listing Service) listings in most areas. Beyond local MLS listings, we offer the ability to advertise your property on Realtor.com, with or without a local MLS listing.
With direct buyer contacts and showings, you stay in control!
Through your ForSaleByOwner.com listing and the additional exposure we provide through our partner sites, yard signs and flyers, potential buyers will contact you directly.
Our how-to workbook will teach you how to handle buyer contacts, show your property and follow up with prospective buyers. We'll give you an open house checklist and sign-in sheet so that you can host a professional open house.
As you receive offers and counteroffers, our workbook makes it easy. We'll provide you with tips on negotiating with buyers and explain what to do when a buyer makes an offer.
You have a buyer and an offer, now what do you do? Our workbook takes you through the steps all the way to closing.
Pair our Home Seller's Workbook with our online database of Real Estate Professionals and you will be at the closing in no time. We'll walk you through the final steps, explain the basics of financing, give you estimated closing costs and a closing checklist to keep you organized on the big day.
Once you have sold your own home and saved thousands of dollars, you will never do it any other way. Get started now and see just how easy it is to sell "For Sale By Owner."