Are you or someone you know thinking of trying to sell your home FSBO? Before making that decision review this information and download FSBO FLYER to learn why hiring a REALTOR® can help.
We've heard the same story many times - "I don't want to pay the big commissions to a REALTOR® - I'd like to save that money and put it into my own pocket." I get that thought process - but did you know that even hiring a REALTOR® statistics show you still bring home more money than selling it on your own? How can that be? Take a look below:
FSBO's rely heavily on the yard sign and family to help sell their home. Almost half of FSBO's did not do a bit of marketing. Not having access to comparable homes for sale, or have sold in the area, it's difficult to price this correctly - so end up pricing too high or too low. In the end - it takes them longer to sell a home and get less than what it's worth. A good percentage get frustrated - hire an agent at that point - and end up in a position where if they would have hired a REALTOR® from the get go - they could have sold it and for more money - and taken home more even after paying a REALTOR®
The average home right now sold FSBO is getting roughly $200K for their home. With a REALTOR® they are getting close to $265K. So pretty big difference and even after paying a REALTOR® you could bring home more of your equity.
Forget the dollars and cents for now - lets look at the legwork, legal aspects, and preparing your home.
REALTORS® bring you widespread exposure - access to the MLS - thousands of agents and their clients - social and so much more that the normal homeowner does not have access to.
Pricing - obtaining a properly ran home market analysis will help you maximize your homes potential revenue.
Preparing your home - where should you spend money and where should you not. Curb appeal, budget conscience swaps, etc can turn into real dollars when selling your home.
Legal - Do you know what forms are required for you to complete as a seller. Nebraska law requires certain forms, and processes to be completed in order to properly close on a home. REALTORS® are here to protect you from not knowing as pleading I didn't know will not work in Nebraska.
Timing - prepping your home - scheduling showings - fielding calls - coordinating inspections, appraisals, etc. Do you have time in your day or make others work around your schedule? Hiring a REALTOR® this is what they do -so you can go about your daily tasks without having to take time off of work which costs you dollars.
I could go on and on about this - but download our flyer below and review some of the great statistics we've shared - and please give us a call as we'd love to help list your home and maximize your revenue, and streamline this process for you.