Using a Realtor vs. For Sale Buy Owner

Using a Realtor vs. For Sale Buy Owner

It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent in Plymouth, Canton, Livonia, Farmington, and Farmington Hills, Northville and Novi.

Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your home.

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without a broker or real estate agent representing you.

You’re Likely to Net More Money working with an agent. Houses sold with an agent net an average of 6% more than those sold on their own.

Selling on your own can be difficult from a Legal StandpointReal estate agents act as a third party to help you avoid legal jeopardy. This is one of the major reasons why FSBOing has dropped from 19% to 8% over the past 20 years.

Here’s who you’ll have to negotiate with if you try to sell your house on your own:

-Buyer

Buyer’s Agent

-Home Inspector

-Appraiser, if there’s a question of value.

-Buyer’s Attorney, in some parts of the country.

When you sell your own home, it’s very hard to control entry into your home.  Real estate professionals are experienced in keeping you safe with proper COVID-19 guidance. They also use technology like virtual tours and electronic showing access that checks that you have an actual licensed agent entering into your home.

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