For Sale by Owner: The Basics

We’ve devoted much of this month’s blog content to the value of prospecting For Sale by Owner, FSBOs. We’ve covered: How to ask the right questions when talking to a FSBO prospect Putting together a solid FSBO listing packet Today, we’re going to review the basics of FSBO strategy, from both the perspective of an…

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With FSBOs: Ask The Right Questions

In this post, we review a few essential strategies to use when prospecting For Sale by Owner (FSBOs). Let’s start with a few facts from the National Association of Realtors: It is estimated that FSBOs account for about 8% of all real estate transactions in the U.S. NAR also estimates that the typical FSBO home…

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Put Together a Winning FSBO Information Packet

FSBO (For Sale By Owner) statistics are probably familiar to you if you’ve been in the real estate business long enough Nearly 9 out of 10 homeowners fail when trying to sell their own home. Wanting to pocket the commission, they go into the process thinking a sign in the front yard is all it…

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FSBO: For Sale by Owner… AND Fastest Single Business Opportunity

With hot markets and rapidly rising home prices, some homeowners are tempted to try selling on their own without the help of a real estate professional.  FSBOs hope to save money and believe they can manage the process.  However, most unrepresented sellers are unaware of the risks, potential problems, and legal protections necessary in a real estate transaction.  Furthermore,…

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FSBOs and the Allure of the “Seller’s Market”

Today we’re sharing a recent post from the website Keeping Current Matters. This post is focused on tips to help agents engage FSBOs who might happen to be living in a seller’s market. The point, of course, is that many homeowners might think it’s a no-brainer to sell on their own in a market where…

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Our 7 Tips for Real Estate Success

As we’ve often said in this blog, real estate success is not magical. While “selling” might come easier to some, consistent, on-going performance is typically driven by sticking to fundamentals. Following are seven fundamentals that the team at Vulcan 7 has identified for long-term success in real estate: Tip 1: Accountability, focus, and the power…

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Essential FSBO Questions

High-performing agents have long-known the value of prospecting For Sale by Owner (FSBO) homeowners. According to the most recent data from the National Association of Realtors, 8 percent of homes sold in the U.S. are through FSBO. NAR also estimates that the typical FSBO home sold for $217,900, compared to $295,000 for agent-assisted home sales.…

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A FSBO Refresher

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Anybody who’s been in real estate sales for any amount of time understands that FSBO (For Sale by Owner) can be a significant source of revenue. This is especially true for Vulcan 7 agents who get the newest FSBO leads loaded onto their desktop every morning. We’ve written previously in this blog about how to…

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15 Hot Minutes

One of the goals of this blog is to give you tips on being the best, most productive agent you can be. In today’s post, we’re going to recap Ren Jones’ recent interview with Mike Darda on Vulcan 7’s live, Wednesday afternoon show, RoadMap Mike, who works out of the Coral Gables, Florida area is…

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