You can't put a FSBO on a MLS. Realtors own the local MLS systems and so to be listed there you MUST get a Realtor to add you. To be there you MUST offer a commission to any selling agent that brings you a buyer that buys the house. You can flat fee the Realtor that adds the listing, but you MUST offer a commission to any buyers agent to be allowed in the MLS.... more
I am no REALTOR, however, I am a Loan Officer so I receive various pieces of perspectives and information from industry professionals in all corners. Based on what I have heard and know, if you are thinking of selling, the time is now. One of the main reasons, in my opinion, is that there are thousands of homes that the banks are holding back until early next year. If you wait, your home will be doing battle with that inventory. The best thing you can do is sell it now while inventory is low and get it off your hands and buy January-February when the inventory levels go up, thus savings for you.
Let me know if I can help you in any way.... more
That would actually depend on what type of home you have.
Can you give me a little more detail about your home?
There are actually 166 Pending and Sold sales since August 1st, 2007.
That's about 80 sold a month, so there are definitley buyers out there!... more