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Category: FAQs

Do you offer guaranteed placement in the MLS?

Yes, when you select either the Super Seller or the Premium Agent package and have entered into a Listing Agreement, Xome&reg guarantees that your property will be listed in the MLS within 72 hours (per local MLS rules and regulations). This is a key differentiator between us and most of our competitors.

How do I find my listing on national real estate listing search sites?

You can typically search by city or street address to find your property on the national real estate listing search sites like Xome&reg, Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com.

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Do you help buyers too?

Yes, we do. Offered by Xome®, the Purchase Pro service is extremely valuable for anyone who needs to buy a home. Not only will you receive expert local service, you may be eligible to receive a rebate at closing that can put thousands of dollars back in your pocket (*certain restrictions apply). Check out all […]

I notice 2 seller packages powered by Xome. What is Xome?

Xome® is a technology-powered real estate marketplace and national brokerage whose market-making technology has facilitated nearly 70,000 transactions and over $10 billion in real estate sales since 2013. They offer a proven model that leverages an online Offer Marketplace designed to help sellers sell their property faster, for more money, and less fees than through […]

Why should I buy using the “For Sale By Owner” method?

There are many reasons to sell or buy “For Sale By Owner”: Learn how buying direct can help you get the house you want and build equity faster.

Who is ForSaleByOwner.com

Backed by tronc, a publicly-held company previously known as Tribune Publishing, ForSaleByOwner.com is the world’s largest “For Sale By Owner” marketplace. We’ve been in business since 1999 and have helped tens of thousands of sellers successfully sell their home. We have a proven track record and knowledge of how to do this right. We’ve grown […]

How do I sign up to get notifications of new homes for sale?

On the search results page click Be notified of newly-listed homes at the top right corner of the page You will be prompted to login or create a new user account After you have logged-in (or created an account) click Saved Searches to modify your saved searches and e-mail notifications

What is the process to sell my home myself?

Download our free e-book, The Complete Guide To Buying and Selling Your Own Home, which includes chapters on . . . Advice on finding free and low-cost advertising Setting the right price How to negotiate with buyers so that everyone walks away happy How to eliminate unqualified buyers The correct way to show your home—yes, […]

How will I reach buyers?

We’re the number one “by-owner” site and get 5x more visitors than our closest competitor. In addition, we also offer plans that include a listing on the MLS and syndication to other real estate sites. It usually takes 48 hours from the time you publish to the time your listing appears on these other sites.