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Monday, September 12, 2016

Home Buyer Tips: What Not To Do When Tempted to Call a For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Imagine for a moment you could get into the mind of a wannabee home buyer who thinks the for sale by owner route offers the best opportunities to buy their dream home it may sound like this....
"That house looks so appealing.  It is being sold by the owner without a real estate agent so the price should be better.    After all, no commission means savings to me!"
First of all, I doubt anyone sells a house as a for sale by owner just so they can give the buyer a break.  Most FSBOs I have met are trying to maximize their net price.  

I called a FSBO yesterday for a customer I am working with right now.  A well qualified, conventional mortgage, buyer.  So far, no call back.  

Will I get a call back?  Probably not.  

Why?   Because it may be all about the net proceeds.  It may be because some FSBO sellers do not want an informed buyer
Read more here....
Considering selling your Melbourne, Florida home as a For Sale By Owner?  Let's talk first.   Call or text me at 321-693-3850.

Considering buying from a FSBO?  Let's talk first!  Call or text me at 321-693-3850.

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