Quick Takeaways

  • Don’t waste your time with bargain hunters
  • REALTORS® can provide a detailed CMA
  • You don’t have access to the MLS

Source: 11 Reasons Why FSBO Sellers Should Hire a Real Estate Agent (UpNest, Mar. 4, 2021)

Just released, NAR’s 2021 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers explains why FSBOs don’t want to use a REALTOR® to sell their house.

Looking for reasons to use a REALTOR® to give to FSBOs? NAR has a brochure and handouts to help you.

Selling a home yourself is a bad idea. You may run into fair housing and legal issues. Safety must be a priority. Do you want to let in anyone off the street to view your house? Getting the pricing right is complicated. A REALTOR® has access to many sources to create comprehensive CMA.

Get tips on how to convert FSBOs and dissuade them from selling their own house. Working with FSBOs has many benefits. FSBOs may turn into buyers in the future and may refer you to the friends, family and neighbors.

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