For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner (Source; theprovince.com)

In a March 2014 survey of Marin County home owners 59% expressed an interest in selling their own home.  Those are very strong indicators of the a developing trend to allow home owners to sell their own home.

But what’s missing is the resources to help FSBO sellers.  In fact,  fsbo.com only shows 55 homes for sale in the state of California. You could argue that perhaps fsbo.com is unable to market it’s services to California home owners.  But still we wanted to explore the services fsbo.com offers to home sellers.  This for sale by owner site offers a flat fee MLS listing for $349.95 dollars.   This listing service include:

  • MLS & Realtor.com Listing for 6 Months
  • 10 photos on MLS
  • FSBO.com Listing
  • Unlimited photos on FSBO.com
  • Video Upload on FSBO.com
  • Personal ID number
  • Edit or cancel at any time
  • 24/7 Access to update your FSBO.com listing, view messages and listing views

**Ala Carte Items (Paid directly to Listing Broker)

  • Extra photos – $25 for 10 more photos
  • Combination Lockbox – $25
  • Yard Sign – $25

These are good offerings, but the fact remains that listing your home in MLS doesn’t solve the problem of pricing, Unqualified Buyers, Marketing Challenge, Disclosures that are at the heart of any successful real estate transaction.    

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