CHICAGO, April 12, 2010 – ForSaleByOwner.com, the nation’s leading “by owner” real estate website, today launched a new feature allowing home sellers to market their home with an unlimited amount of photographs. The new “Unlimited Photos” feature, along with an extensive redesign of how photographs are displayed on ForSaleByOwner.com, strengthens a commitment to provide leading online resources for real estate consumers.
“More than 90 percent of homebuyers use the Internet to search for a home and today’s announcement allows home sellers to better showcase their homes to prospective buyers,” said Eddie Tyner, General Manager of ForSaleByOwner.com. “Buyers want to explore homes online and our new Unlimited Photos feature is the perfect way home sellers can attract interested parties to their properties.”
The Unlimited Photos feature is now included as part of ForSaleByOwner.com’s Premium, Silver and Platinum packages, and is available to all other customers for $29.95 who currently are able to upload six photos to their online listing. All ForSaleByOwner.com customers will benefit from a redesign of how photos will be displayed. The redesign includes a new media page with easy to browse, enlarged photos, as well as the ability to add photo titles and captions.
ForSaleByOwner.com is the nation’s leading “by owner” real estate website. Since 1999, ForSaleByOwner.com has saved home sellers more than one billion dollars by providing premium Internet marketing services, MLS listing services, property pricing reports, real estate guidance and information, downloadable legal forms, as well as live customer support, to help customers independently sell their own homes. The company charges a modest fee for its wide range of advertising and real estate resources, priced from $89 to $899. In contrast, a person selling a $300,000 home through a real estate agent would be charged a 6% commission fee and pay approximately $18,000. Prospective homebuyers can browse property database, available at http://www.forsalebyowner.com, at no charge.