Selling Your Home? Alone?

October 16, 2008 at 11:00 am Leave a comment

Editor’s Note: Below is an article on FSBO website GetMyHomesValue does not endorse or recommend selling your home in today’s housing market as a FSBO. With the housing market in its current condition, homeowners looking to sell need the guidance of an expert in the industry. To get connected with a local real estate agent in your area, click the “Find Your Homes Value” button on the right.

If you are considering selling your home in today’s market without the use of a real estate agent, a great place to check out would be This web page is primarily for listing houses that are For Sale By Owner (FSBO).

To get started with, register with their site. After registration, you can begin to create your home listing. Before you can publish your listing, you’ll need to select a payment option for the promotion of your property. Prices for a promotional package on range from $360 to $1995.

Before you actually go to and invest anywhere from $360 to almost $2000 on listing your property, you should take some time to investigate exactly how much your house is worth. If you connect with a local real estate agent, many times they will provide you with a free Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) of your property. CMAs generally include information on your local housing market in addition to an evaluation on the value of your home.

Some online home valuation sites have a mathematical equation they use to determine the value of your home. While they might seem trustworthy, can you really trust a computer to determine how much your house is worth to another human being? Working with a real estate agent brings the human factor in to selling a home. Even if you decide to go the FSBO route for selling your home after meeting with an agent, at least you will have an appropriate home evaluation completed on your property by an expert who knows the real estate market in your area.


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