Why Flat-Fee Listings are Valuable to FSBOs

A recent article about FSBOs published in the Edmonds Beacon discusses the advantages of real estate owners selling their own property without a real estate agent or realtor. It’s a timely article as most folks are looking to trim expenses wherever possible with the nation’s economy continuing to struggle. However, while owners stand to save some money by selling their homes themselves, a modest investment in flat-fee listings can make a huge difference. Here’s why flat-fee listings are valuable to FSBOs:

  • Realtor MLS listings. Making an investment in flat-fee listings puts your FSBO home on the Multiple Listing Service, which allows real estate agents to find your home for sale for their clients.
  • Listings on the Internet. When people are looking for a home to buy, they’re looking at real estate online from the comfort of their home. An online listing makes it easy for people to discover the features of a FSBO and see relevant information, such as number of bedrooms, bathrooms, closets, lot size, etc.
  • Virtual tours of your home. A flat-fee listing allows a FSBO owner to post up to 20 images of a home and lets online shoppers take a ‘virtual tour’ through their Internet connection. Even the most descriptive words and phrases cannot ignite a potential buyer’s imagination quite like a photograph.
  • Yard signs. A buyer will oftentimes be ‘just driving by’ when they see a For Sale sign in the yard of a home they eventually buy. Yard signs may be the oldest form of FSBO marketing but they’re still very effective!

If you’re a homeowner thinking about going the For Sale by Owner route and want to know more about how flat-fee listings can help you sell your home quickly, call Louisville Properties at 502.744.9504 today or fill out a contact form!

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James Powell

Jim Powell has over 20 years of experience buying and selling luxury real estate in Louisville, KY and Managing over hundreds or rental properties across the city.
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Lauren Ghanavatian

Lauren Ghanavatian attended Assumption High School and the University of Louisville. Growing up in Louisville gave her a sense of the unique and diverse communities this city has to offer.

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