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How it Works: A High-level Overview of Our Selling Process

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 […]


Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in January 2016

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.


4 Ways to Prepare for Real Estate’s Black Friday

House hunters’ biggest shopping day comes right after the holidays. Will your listing be ready?


Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in October

What unites a lovely 4-bedroom in northeastern Illinois and a hobby farm in rural Pennsylvania? They’re among our most popular homes for sale by owner in October.


Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in August

In August, a home sold on our site every 40 minutes with the median time on market at only 30 days. One of our most popular homes for sale by owner in August managed to get under contract in only 19 days. Find out what these sellers did to get so much attention.


5 Ways to Market Your Open House

2 out of every 5 buyers use open houses at some point during their home search, which makes them a great way to add marketing exposure to your sale. An open house can even help you manage showings and help start a bidding war. Here’s what you need to know to attract more buyers to your showing.