3 Ways to Price Your FSBO Right

The most important thing to consider when selling a house For Sale by Owner is knowing how to price your FSBO right. It’s also one of the most difficult tasks for FSBO sellers. Price your home incorrectly and it could spend more time on the market or sell below the home’s worth. So how do you […]

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Smart Simple Tips to Attract Homebuyers

Now that you’ve got your home priced and listed For Sale By Owner (FSBO), it’s time to prepare and make it attractive for prospective homebuyers. Here are some smart and simple tips to help you sell faster. 1. Declutter   Cleaning is an obvious task to tackle when selling your home. Take it a step […]

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FSBO Property Value Options

Once you have decided to sell your home by owner, knowing your property’s value is essential in the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) process. Here are three ways to help determine this value. 1. Tax Assessed Value The tax assessed value can be seen on your property tax statement. It is the amount used by the […]

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Manufactured Home Loans

Financing a Mobile Home – Know your options before taking the plunge. According to recent reports, there are many mobile homes now and they say that about 20 million people are living in such mobile homes and this is gradually becoming a style of housing which is soon becoming popular among those Americans who are […]

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The Intangibles of For Sale with Owner

The For Sale By Owner (FSBO), or for sale with owner, process can be complicated. Along with knowledge of the market and financial stability, negotiation skills, brutal honesty, emotional stability, firmness, and hard work are required to sell your home successfully. Negotiation Skills A large part of realtor training is contract negotiation. Realtors are trained […]

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FSBO: The Pre-Sale Phase

There are three phases during the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) process: pre-sale, contract negotiation, and settlement. The pre-sale phase includes assessing the market, home improvements, creating advertisements, and preparing your home for viewing. Assessing the market includes conducting internet searches, attending comparable open houses, and identifying comparable homes that have sold within the prior […]

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7 Tips For FSBO Success

Only 36% of homebuyers first found the home they bought through a real estate agent according to the National Association of Realtors (2009). Posting fliers in local neighborhoods, engaging on Twitter and Facebook, and creating a listing on FSBO sites like Fizber.com are the most effective ways to have a successful sale. As the number […]

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Question You Need To Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Securing a mortgage loan is an essential piece of purchasing your home. Most borrowers only get a mortgage loan once or twice in their life. Because it is such an infrequent, but important transaction you need to understand exactly what you are getting yourself into. Here is a list of eight essential questions you should […]

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How to Estimate True Market Cost of Your Home Sale Owner

There are many times when you may need to know how much your home is really worth. This may include if you decide to sell your home, borrow money against its equity, refinance your mortgage, purchase homeowner’s insurance or conduct estate planning. In any of these cases, you will need to know how much your […]

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4 Tips For Buying a Home or For Sale by Owners in a Seller’s Market

After more than a half decade of struggles, it appears that the housing market is beginning to recover thanks to a firmer economy, a vast amount of support from the Fed, and investor activity.  The sustainability of the recovery is certainly up for debate, but there is no question that if you are looking to […]

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