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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.


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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.


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4 Ways to Sell Your Home Faster


Looking to sell your home in a hurry? A quick closing may be right around the corner if you follow these tips. 1. Target What Buyers Desire While buyers’ first priority continues to be location, house hunters may be willing to pay more and make an offer quicker if a home has the right amenities. […]


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How FSBO Sellers Can Get the Same Exposure as Agents


More than 80 percent of homes sold are on the MLS, so it makes good business sense for FSBO sellers to think and market like agents — and respect what they bring to the table. But because by-owner sellers have so many resources at their command these days, they can successfully accomplish the tasks of […]


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Always Be Closing: Work-Live Space Closes a FSBO Home Sale


Aaron Stanton has been working out of his home office for the past 23 years. The location of that home office has changed a few times, but Stanton’s basic need for a personal space to work from has remained the same. “I sell industrial materials for a variety of vendors, so I spend some of […]


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Selling a Single-Family Home With Big Appeal


If your house has a piece of furniture or art that’s prominently featured, it might be a good idea to work with it instead of against it when staging your home to sell. That’s what Fort Myers, Florida, resident Laura Brown did. Or at least that’s what she did when she decided to let the […]


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Location Close to Public Transportation Can Help Sell Your Home


Thomas Nyle hasn’t owned a car in seven years. “Not since I was 28,” says Nyle, a computer programmer who specializes in academic material. “I was living in Manhattan in 2007, and I could take the subway everywhere I needed to go. And when I didn’t want to ride the subway — say it was […]


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