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Brad, Home Seller in Homestead, Melbourne

I'm looking to sell My other Home in Homestead, Fl. 33035. Mid March.Can I do this FSBO & offer an agent 4%?

Asked by Brad, Homestead, Melbourne Mon Feb 11, 2008

I first want to upgrade (working) Appliances,etc.(or Maybe sell As Is) ? I've made a www site for info. I've tried a "Find a realtor site" & No contacts have called.

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Hello, my name is Hernando a realtor of this area,I'mean this is my Farm Area ,I can provide the marketing of your property with the comparables of this property in these Declining Market so you can Email to hcarvajal2009@gmail.com or call me at 305-338-2269 thank You.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Sep 16, 2009
I suggest that you interview a couple of Realtors before launching on any major projects. Compare their suggestions, then move forward. Know that most of the time a Realtor brings the buyer to the property (90%), so that means by not listing the property and selling it without professional representation, you are effectively elminating 90% of the buyers.

I would suggest having the Realtors provide you with an Estimate of Seller's Net Proceeds and crunch the numbers. Spealking for me and my market, in most cases I can more than justify the cost of commission versus net profit.
Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Feb 11, 2008
Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
Absolutely! You might even want to put "Realtors Welcome" on your flyer and website so you will seem more approachable to both buyers who have already teamed up with Realtors and to Realtors with customers who might be good matches for you. In the Tallahassee area, I am finding that most FSBO sellers are willing to work with Realtors. In this slow market, though, we also see the majority of FSBO sellers eventually end up using a Realtor. The maximum exposure and networking a Realtor can offer is very vaulable in a soft market. If you've already conceeded to paying out 4%, you might sell faster and for more if you contact a local Realtor now. Commissions are negotiable. Many Realtors will offer a free comparative market analysis to help you price your home and give you some guidance, all in hopes that if you do decide to hire a Realtor in a month or so, that you will remember their helpfulness and expertise. If you need help finding a good Realtor in Homestead, just let me know. Good luck to you & thanks for using Trulia!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Feb 11, 2008
Definitely yes. But make sure you have enough marketing going on so that Realtors find out about it
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