Want to do a “For Sale By Owner” home sale in Fort Lauderdale. You can sell a house fast for cash to a professional cash home buyer or list on a FSBO site like Zillow.
Sell Your Ft. Lauderdale Property to Professional Cash Home Buyer
One option for For Sale By Owner home sales is connecting with a local cash home buyer. Professional cash buyers are real estate investors that keep cash in the bank to buy your house without the hassles of dealing with real estate agents or mortgage financing. Cash is important when the home is in poor condition: ugly houses don’t qualify for conventional mortgage financing. Need to close fast? Cash is the fastest closing, as there is no bureaucratic red-tape or financing contingencies. Selling directly to a real estate investor also saves 6% in realtor commissions, and you don’t have to do tens if not a hundred showings and offers.
Want a FAIR cash offer? We buy any house, in any condition, anywhere. Call us (954) 676-1846 for you FAIR cash offer. Our offers are based on condition, speed of closing, market condition, as well a premium as we are professional investors specializing easy home sales.
FSBO Listing On Zillow / Trulia
Zillow (and Trulia directs to Zillow) is a for sale by owner option. At the time of writing this post, Zillow had 5,029 FSBO listings in the U.S. Zillow offers to post a listing for free, including video and unlimited photos. Your home will be listed on Zillow and Trulia, “reaching the largest audience of home shoppers on the Web.” Homes listed on Zillow also can be seen by home shoppers via instant new listing notifications. The steps are this: (1) set-up a free Zillow account and log-in; (2) select the “Post a For Sale By Owner Listing” and enter complete property address, (3) on the next page you set your price, upload photos, edit the “home facts”, add description, and post an open house. This video outlines Zillow’s FSBO steps. The downside of listing on Zillow there is no support and you manage the entire sale (showings, open houses, appraisals, inspections, offer assessment, etc.) yourself.
According to Zillow, the benefits of listing on their site is saving on realtor commissions (averaging 4 to 6%), complete control over listing price, scheduling open houses and indvidiual showings, your familiarity with the local geography. The “cons” are that buyer’s agents may not show their home witout a seller’s agent reducing the buyer pool, you could price it incorrectly if you don’t get update to date information, you are the “sole point of contact” with buyers and must assess the seriousness of people asking for a showing, and for most homeowners, no formal real estate training or education.
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