It Pays to Use a REALTOR®

It-Pays-To-Use-Realtor

The typical For Sale By Owner (FSBO) home sold for $46,000 Less during the past year than home sold with the assistance of a REALTOR®.

  • On average, FSBO homes sold for $184,000
  • Homes sold by a REALTOR during the same period sold for $230,000

Most Difficult tasks for FSBO Sellers:

  • Understanding and performing paperwork
  • Setting the right price
  • Preparing/fixing up home for sale
  • Helping buyer obtain financing
  • Attracting potential buyers
  • Selling within the planned length of time
  • Having enough time to devote to all aspects of the sale

Source: NAR’s 2012 profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

California Association Of Realtors

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