North And Northwest of Chicago Real Estate : The Last And The Final Reason Why You Should Use A Realtor

The Last And The Final Reason Why You Should Use A Realtor

As a full time real estate agent I'm every day on the ActiveRain real estate network to find out more from the industry. Tips, motivation, latest news, trends, etc.

Finally I found a perfect reason why not to sell by owner: "Because even the founder and former chief operating officer of ForSalebyOwner.com sold his home using a Realtor Jesse Buckler of Bond New York and paid 6%.

No need to search on Google, Yahoo or Bing to see the search results for By Owner Vs. Realtor.  The answer is here.

We can find the article on The Wall Street Journal
Mr. Sambrotto gave  up the FSBO route in favor of hiring a broker. This good decision resulted in attracting multiple offers for his 2000 square foot condominium in New York and a final sales price $150,000 more than the original asking price.  The WSJ said that the listing sold for $2,150,000 which included a 6 percent broker fee.

Or we can just search by using the links below:

Google: FSBO founder uses a Realtor
Yahoo: FSBO founder uses a Realtor
Bing: FSBO founder Colby Sambrotto uses a Realtor


 Thanks By Realtor ;) 

Listing your home on do it your self websites is NOT free.  The current fee to list on ForSalebyOwner.com is $80.95 per month, $289 per listing for unlimited photos, and $689 for an enhanced listing.  You pay the fee and then you do the work.  Not to mention, it is an ineffective way to market and sell your home. The fee for listing your with your local Realtor, or anywhere in Chicago North and Northwest suburbs is FREE until your home successfully closes.


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Comment balloon 5 commentsHaris Dedic • August 14 2011 04:42PM

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Haris, it may work for some...but the majority are paying a fee that will never result in a sale!

Posted by Sonja Patterson, Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou (Keller Williams - BV) about 7 years ago

ive seen this before and i continue to think, its the best testimony ever ....against the FSBO. absolutely to the point....thanks for sharing again..

mike

Posted by Mike Schneider, ABR, CDPE, SFR (10 YRS with Active Rain !) about 7 years ago

Wow... this is amazing.  Good to know!

You wrote:

Finally I found a perfect reason why not to sell by owner: "Because even the founder and former chief operating officer ofForSalebyOwner.com sold his home using a Realtor Jesse Buckler ofBond New York and paid 6%. 

 May I quote you?
Posted by George Fanucci, Internet - Technology - Business - Solutions (CoreFact.com) about 7 years ago

George ~ Feel free to use it.

As Mike mentioned. Now we have a perfect testimony.

Sonja is right too; if they have time, resources etc ... they can try.

Posted by Haris Dedic, Glenview Real Estate - Chicago North Shore (RE/MAX Villager 847-878-2588) about 7 years ago

You provide a very compelling reason here, Haris.  If this gentleman decided to use a realtor to sell ... that's pretty good proof of the need to follow suit.  In this market, I can't begin to imagine trying to handle the sale of a home on my own ...

Gene

Posted by Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience (NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656) about 7 years ago

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