Category Archives: For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

  • 5 Mistakes FSBO Sellers Mistake

    BY Cindy Davis

    I talk to ‘fsbo’ sellers every week. “Fsbo’ is short for ‘for sale by owner’ in real estate circles. I’ve seen sellers successfully sell their own homes. More often than not, most sellers eventually turn to... 

  • Negotiating Home Repairs

    BY Cindy Davis

    Negotiating Home Repairs is one of the most delicate parts of any escrow. Each party in the transaction has their own agenda, and there is rarely an absolute right or wrong, First you have the inspector whose job it is to... 

  • Selling Tips for Your Home

    BY Cindy Davis

    You have undoubtedly read some tips on how to de-clutter and stage your home for sale. I recently read an article that reminded me of some important basics. For those that don’t have a staging budget, here are some basic... 

  • For Sale by Owners

    BY Cindy Davis

    As a matter of regular business, I do some prospecting of for sale by owners. I am always fascinated by just how much many of these people detest real estate agents. Others are just plain unreasonable. I recently found this... 

  • Tips for Home Sellers

    BY Cindy Davis

     Tips for Home Sellers 1. Electrical Panel – Just prior to sale, you are not likely to be doing any major upgrading on your electrical system, but you will need to locate your main electrical panel and give it a good... 

  • The Difference Between Escrow and a Listing Agent

    BY Cindy Davis

    The Difference Between Escrow and a Listing Agent I’ve always offered assistance fo fsbo sellers. I offer a low rate to put their home on the MLS and then offer a follow up service to handle all the disclosures, documentation,... 

  • Don’t Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face!!

    BY Cindy Davis

    I’ve had a number of discussions with a “for sale by owner” seller this past week. For two years, he has used an MLS-only $75 realtor to post his home on the MLS. I do believe there’s a place for this and offer this... 

  • A Great Idea For ‘FSBO’ Sellers

    BY Cindy Davis

    It’s a fact. Most ‘for sale by owner’ sellers ultimately list with an agent. Although a home CAN be sold by yourself, Realtors have more experience with the process.   I just received an email from...