For Sale by Owner or FSBO is when the owner sells a property without the assistance of a listing agent. I will include tips, news, and advice that will pertain to FSBO here in Southern Utah.
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Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 10:20am. 563 Views, 0 Comments.
St George For Sale By Owner, also known as “FSBO”. Selling a home may seem like a simple task, one that only entails a 'for sale' sign, a few flyers, and possibly posting the home on Craigslist (not recommended) or other mainstream venues, but there is much more involved than meets the eye. Real estate agents help countless people buy and sell homes, attend many hours of education, and develop systems, all in an effort to guarantee successful, smooth, real estate transactions. Homeowners who decide to sell on their own usually make many mistakes, some of which they are unaware of, that can come back to haunt them. Let's take a look at the most common mistakes made by the homeowner during a for-sale-by-owner listing:
Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 8:56pm. 2442 Views, 0 Comments.
Pricing A Home To Sell in St George | Making Smart Decisions In A Buyer's Market
Are you selling your St George, Utah home? In the process of selling a home, the single most important item to address is pricing. Pricing a home has several factors which must be addressed in order for the outcome to result in successfully attracting a buyer. This is especially true due to the fact that St. George is currently experiencing what is termed a “buyer’s market.”
A “buyer’s market” is, in simple terms, one in which there are more homes for sale than there are buyers for those homes; basically a glut on the market. One reason for the surplus of inventory is a result of the banking industry experiencing a record number of homes they have…
Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 10:22am. 1978 Views, 0 Comments.
The Seller And Real Estate Agent Relationship - What The Homeowner Should Expect
Selling in St George? If you are considering selling your home in St George or Hurricane, you may want to know what you can expect. We all want the sale of our house to go smoothly. We know that somewhere between sticking that sign in the front yard and packing up the moving van, there are a lot of details that need to be handled. With these details comes stress, all bundled up in emotion. Selling our home means more than signing on the bottom line. That's where hiring the right real estate professional can be invaluable.
Listing your St. George home with a trustworthy real estate agent that you feel comfortable with can save a lot of money and…
Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 9:24am. 383 Views, 0 Comments.
A St. George Utah Buyer's Market Demands Aggressive Selling Strategies – Prepare Yourself And Your Home
Selling a house in our extremely competitive St George Utah real estate market is possible, especially if a seller is prepared to take action to help facilitate attracting a buyer. In a housing market where 'for sale' signs are springing up like mushrooms after a downpour, it's not enough to hire a REALTOR who only puts a sign in the yard, enters the information about the home on the local multiple listing service (MLS), and waits for a potential buyer to find the home.
In a buyer's market, it is imperative that sellers be more cognizant of the choices and actions they take prior to putting the home on the market. In some instances,…
Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 at 3:02pm. 2090 Views, 0 Comments.
For Sale by Owner (or FSBO) signs are popping up throughout the St George Utah area. Seems the homeowners are becoming more determined to compete with, or eliminate the real estate Agent. Each FSBO has their reason for not using an agent. Some have had a less than pleasant past experiences with agents and feel they can do a better job at getting their property sold. Others must sell their home on their own, simply due to the declining property values, they can not afford to pay an agent. Also there is the "experienced" home seller; they have purchased and sold before therefore they do not feel the need to share proceeds with an Agent.
What ever the reason, St George home sellers are determined to act as their own agent. Here are a few tips for you…
Sunday, April 20th, 2008 at 4:38pm. 1221 Views, 0 Comments.
Due to declining property values, many property owners in St George and Hurricane Utah are opting to sell their own home, For Sale By Owner (FSBO) in an attempt to recoup some equity or perhaps break even and avoid a short sale situation. Some owners have sold their home with success; however, in this market with the inventory of homes at an all time high it is crucial that the owner brush up on "showing the home skills". Here are a few For Sale by Owner tips to consider and possibly apply to your home showing technique:
The Stalker Homeowner: Don’t follow the prospective buyers into each room and stand there. The key is to point them in the direction then LET THEM LOOK. Standing over a buyer makes them feel uneasy and makes them want to hurry on…