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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.

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ForSaleByOwner Social Media Sales Kit

Want to increase exposure for your home sale? Start with the essentials to social marketing and then build your social media sales kit with a few of these creative solutions.

Most Popular Homes for Sale in February

Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in February

By owner sellers attracted more house hunters in February by marketing their home like an agent and continuing to update their listings with new photos and property descriptions. What else about these homes drew in thousands of curious buyers? Take a look and see what made these homes so popular.

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Never Keep a Potential Home Buyer Waiting

So you want to sell your home on your own. You better be sure that you’re motivated to do so. While there may be occasional success stories about sellers who took a blasé approach to selling their homes on their own, the majority of by-owner sellers will tell you they’ve had a steady focus on […]

14 Ways to Heat Up Interest in Property Listings Now

Featured home: 201 Seminary Dr., Dyer, IN 46311Listing ID 23963174 Have you noticed sales in your area have started to slow down? You’re not alone. As mortgage interest rates increased, pending home sales dipped slightly in July, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Dr. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the dip is […]

The Best Day to List Your Home for Sale by Owner

We get asked this question all the time: When should I list my home? ForSaleByOwner.com sees the most traffic from interested buyers on Sundays and Mondays. This means that you need to refresh your listing before the weekend, especially if you’re reducing your asking price, so that everyone who sees it gets the best listing […]

For Sale By Owner Tips: 4 Ways to Boost Exposure and Get Noticed By Buyers

When it comes to advertising your home for sale, there’s no such thing as too much exposure: You want your listing to show up every place that a buyer might look. While 93 percent of today’s house hunters start their search online, don’t underestimate the power of traditional marketing techniques. Here are four for sale […]

Don’t Miss Open House Weekend on April 20-21

Here’s your chance to be a part of something big this month: Join realtors across the country as they participate in the 2013 Nationwide Open House Weekend on April 20-21. This event couldn’t come at a better time. Now that tax season is over, buyers will be exploring your neighborhood with their tax refunds in […]

5 Steps to Prep Your Home for the Selling Season

The National Association of Realtors’ Research Department recently released their Confidence Index based on home selling data from February. Among the latest information about the state of the real estate market, it was found that the national average for the number of days a home sits on the market is 74 days. The selling season […]