In the Atlanta market, over 97% of all homebuyers use a real estate agent to help them locate and purchase a home. You probably did the same thing when you bought the home you currently own, didn’t you? Why do the overwhelming majority of buyers use an agent? It’s simple. Home buyers use real … [Read more...] about What Types of People Look at Homes Being Sold By Owner?
On any given week, I usually talk to 50-100 homeowners who are thinking about selling their home By Owner. One of the most used lines a For Sale By Owner typically will say when a real estate agent calls them is this: Bring me a buyer for my home and I’m willing to pay you 3%. Do you … [Read more...] about Would You REALLY Pay Us 3% to Bring You a Buyer?
In a dangerous and unpredictable world, a person’s home is their last sanctuary. A total stranger can very easily violate that sanctuary. That’s why I’ve never had a problem talking to people who are trying to sell their home By Owner and asking them one simple question: Are You Crazy? In … [Read more...] about Selling Your Home By Owner? Are you CRAZY?
This is part 3 of a 3 part report. Click here if you missed part 2 Handle Settlement Details Manage settlement details carefully to prevent problems and a lost or delayed sale. Schedule inspections, appraisals, conduct the buyer’s walk-through inspection, obtain all the necessary paperwork … [Read more...] about How To Sell Your Own Home in Today’s Market (part 3 of 3)
This is part 2 of a 3 part report. Click here if you missed part 1 Maximize Your Home’s Exposure Spread the word about your home sale through advertising, open houses, and especially by telling everyone you know. Don’t base your marketing solely on websites geared towards advertising other for … [Read more...] about How To Sell Your Own Home in Today’s Market (part 2 of 3)
After working in the Atlanta real estate market for over a decade, I’m truly impressed every time I come across a homeowner attempting to sell their own home. It’s a tremendous task for those lucky enough to accomplish it and I have much respect for anyone who attempts it. As a real … [Read more...] about How To Sell Your Own Home in Today’s Market