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Pondering FSBO ... Don't be "pennywise and pound foolish"

July 18th, 2018 2:22 PM by AllenBrothers Realtors

The Cost of Selling Without a Real Estate Agent

You’ve heard of buyer’s remorse; but without a REALTORS® market expertise and sales skills to back them up, sellers who choose to sell their home on their own just may experience “seller’s regret” when they see how much less they get for their properties. FSBO's earn an average of $60,000 to $90,000 less on the sale of their home than sellers who work with a real estate agent, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Here’s the breakdown:

  • All agent-assisted homes: $250,000 (median selling price)
  • All FSBO homes: $190,000
  • FSBO homes when buyer knew seller: $160,300

With this kind of discrepancy, why would any seller choose to go it alone?
..excerpted from realtormagazine.com

Posted in:Seller Representation and tagged: FSBOListings
Posted by AllenBrothers Realtors on July 18th, 2018 2:22 PM

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