How to Sell Your House For Sale By Owner

Cons, pros and tips on selling FSBO.

Selling your house, condo, land or other type of property for sale by owner (FSBO) to avoid paying a listing agent commission is  appealing financially and can save you as much or more then 6% in commissions!

The great part about selling on your own, is that you will have complete control over your showings, managing your advertising, listing price and marketing strategy.

Tips:  Before showing, clean thoroughly, have a plan for pets and family, declutter, rearrange furniture to show space, tidy up storage spaces, and DON'T forget the outside!  Curb appeal is the first impression, so  planting flowers, pull weeds, mowing the lawn, rake or shovel snow, turn on outside lights during evening or night showings.

When you sell without an agent, getting your listing in front of potential buyers may be a challenge, because you don't have access to the marketing outlets that agents have.  That means you’ll need figure out how to get your home listed online, marketing it via social media, printing flyers and brochures, and come up with creative ways to get buyers through the door.

How about pricing your home?  Do you have it priced right?  You will need to make sure you are in the price range of comparables so that you don't lose out in those first few weeks on the market when most buyers will consider and view your property.

 YOU CAN DO IT!  Here is how you can sell the property being your own agent!

First and foremost, you need to price the property right.  If you email me at and include your property address, property type and some important property features, I will send you listing activity in that area within a certain radius to help you come up with a price. Please allow one business day for a response with the data.

Secondly, I offer a flat fee MLS service for only $285.  This gets your property into the local realtors Multiple Listing Service for upto six months and you ONLY offer a commission to the buyer's agent. The amount you want to offer is up to you.

INSTANT EXPOSURE all over the internet!  Once your property is listed in the MLS, this will also place your property on, Zillow, Redfin, Windermere, JohnLScott and hundreds of other sites that show MLS listings.

Lastly, when you list with, you will receive all the resources you may need in preparing, and selling your home including all disclosures, industry purchase and sale contracts and addendum.