Many homeowners today are choosing to sell their homes directly as ‘For Sale by Owner’—FSBO. The main benefit of FSBO selling is the savings of the real estate commission charged by a licensed Realtor which generally is 5-7% of the selling price of a home. This savings can be in the thousands of dollars on most homes.
If a homeowner chooses to sell a home as ‘For Sale by Owner’ there are a number of services available that will aid the homeowner in this process. An Internet search of ‘For Sale by Owner' will identify these services. Generally these services will provide listing aid, Internet representation, exterior and interior property photography, document preparation aid, and other helpful services facilitating the 'For Sale by Owner' in marketing a particular property.
But whatever service is utilized, or not utilized, it is critical for the sale of a home to have the home priced correctly with recognized validation of current value that goes beyond the generalized pricing of Automatic Valuation Systems. An up-to-date appraisal will enable the 'For Sale by Owner'to represent their properties' pricing in the market correctly. If you are selling your home as ‘For Sale by Owner,' call AMS Appraisals for a Certified Residential Appraiser to appraise your property prior to placing your property on the market. AMS Appraisals provides a full range of real estate appraisal services in Phoenix.