Homes For Sale By Owner 5 Reasons Why FSBO Sales Fail

Dated: August 17 2017

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Homes for sale by owner, or FSBO, transactions are commonly seen in seller's markets or whenever homeowners want to maximize their profits by not having to pay commission.

However, statistics show that selling your home with the assistance of a professional real estate agent will garner you a higher profit, enough to cover the commission as well as put more money in your pocket. According to the National Association of Realtor®'s 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average FSBO sales price was $185,000, while the average price for a home represented by an agent was $245,000. That's a difference of $60,000!

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Jacquelyn Gore

Being a REALTOR® is my passion. I truly love helping people buy and sell real estate. It is so rewarding to see the joy I bring to my clients when they buy their dream home or sell an amazingly reno....

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