11 Reasons “For Sale By Owner” Is a Bad Idea

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11415768915_de45e25243_oWhen homeowners try to take on the real estate market themselves, they might soon discover it’s not as easy as agents make it look! With little understanding of market values and reports, homeowners selling by themselves may wind up in a plethora of sticky situations, including scams, undervalued homes, complex and confusing paperwork, and potential litigation from buyers. These pitfalls can cost homeowners tens of thousands of dollars if they aren’t careful.

But how do you keep these sellers from making a big mistake? And (even more importantly) how do you turn these sellers into clients?

Fortunately, the folks at Inman have compiled a list of reasons homeowners should avoid taking on a task they aren’t equipped for. Check out their eleven reasons to avoid “for sale by owner” now! 

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