Anyone that has had to place their house on the market or has gone through the process of selling their home knows it can often be a difficult and time consuming process, and that's with having an agent handling the sale. Even when things so smoothly, there are many issues to consider and many steps that have to be taken. However, many people, mostly those who are going through it for the first time, believe they can sell their home on their own, foregoing the use of an agent. The FSBO (For Sale By Owner) transaction often leads to delayed sales (if any) and more trouble than ever imagined. Below are some important issues to be considered before making the decision to sell your house on your own.
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it’s important to understand the role of your real estate agent. Often times, what we think we know about agents and what we believe to understand about the role they play is often misconstrued. Here we cover some of the most common myths about real estate agents and their role in assisting their clients, whether they are the buyers or the sellers.
It is quite possible that either a Seller or Buyer might change their mind about the sale/purchase of a home. While it is more common for the buyer to try to back out, there are occasions when the seller might also have a change of heart.
This question is one that many people think about as they start to consider retirement. But what is the right decision for you? The one thing everyone in this position will agree on is this life changing decision is deserving of the time it takes to consider all advantages and disadvantages.