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Top 5 Myths About By-Owner Home Sales


“If you can use an online service to file your taxes, you can use an online service to sell your home.” Those reassuring words are from Derek Morgan, manager of broker relations at ForSaleByOwner.com, one of several online services that help homeowners bypass real estate agents as well as their 6 percent commissions. “Our goal […]


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Why Selling a Home By Owner Makes Sense in a Digital World


From foreheads offered as advertising space to Justin Timberlake’s half-eaten French toast, in today’s digitally driven world, it’s obvious that you can buy just about anything online. And with the rise of sell-it-yourself sites like Craigslist and eBay, sellers can post items day and night, and negotiate the best offer. So why ­— especially with […]


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5 Big Insights on Selling a Home in 2014


Whether you’ve already put your home on the market or are just considering it, navigating the selling process can be daunting. A handful of key insights into today’s market will help you feel more confident and may increase your chances for a successful outcome. 1. The value of a real estate agent has changed. Why? […]


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