Selling a Home by Owner
Selling your home can be a long and exhausting experience. But at first, it may seem like a good idea to sell your home by owner. After all, you wouldn’t have to pay the seller’s commission and you could pocket more of the sale price, right? This is absolutely true, but the buyer’s agent will still expect their cut for bringing you the client. So you would save somewhere between 3 and 6 percent.
Let’s see if saving that commission is actually worth it.
When selling a home by owner, you may want to put a sign in the front yard; that way everyone driving by will know that your home is on the market.
You would probably want to have a couple of open houses to invite people in to take a look around. Of course, what open…