5 Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in May

By ForSaleByOwner

May was a great time for the real estate market, and the proof is in a survey conducted by mortgage giant Fannie Mae. Their May 2013 National Housing Survey found that more than 40% of people surveyed think that now is a great time to sell, a number that has more than doubled in the last year. Even better, more than 76% of respondents feel that now is a great time to buy. So, it’s no surprise that ForSaleByOwner.com listings were especially popular in May, and none more so than the five by-owner homes below. Tell us in the comments which one is your favorite.

1. 971 Main Street, Hanover, MA 02339
Price: $364,500
Highlights: Under contract! Features a spacious, open floor plan, cathedral ceilings in the kitchen, a large sun room and a private yard.

2. 42 Sengstacken Dr., Stony Point, NY 10980
Price: $395,000
Highlights: Farmhouse-style Colonial home that sits on a half-acre of private property; includes an extended and finished sun room, walk-in cedar closets in the master bedroom, a fully-finished basement and a secluded back yard with a large deck, paver patio and a natural stone fire pit.

3. 328 Country Club Drive, New Iberia, LA 70563
Price: $244,000
Highlights: Features charming exposed brick walls and a landscaped backyard with patio area and Jacuzzi hot tub. Home is move-in ready and can be purchased fully furnished.

4. 104 South Grindstone, Broussard, LA 70518
Price: $249,000
Highlights: Custom-built house just outside Lafayette, LA; features include crown molding throughout, his and her walk-in master closets, a Jacuzzi tub in master bath, a large covered patio and professional landscaping.

5. 201 British Cemetery Rd., Ocracoke, NC 27960
Price: $249,900
Highlights: Completely unique property on Ocracoke Island with a large (10,674 sq. ft.) building lot and a retail shop with road frontage. The lot has a permit to build a three-bedroom house, and the retail shop has two rooms and a bathroom with a shower. Perfect location for live/work, vacation home, rental property or permanent Island residence. Just a short walk or bike ride to the beach, village and harbor.