Quick Tip Tuesday: Pitfalls in a Real Estate Transaction

Quick Tip Tuesday. Pitfalls in a real estate transaction. 4 common pitfalls that are the most common in a real estate transaction.

1. Inspections
2. Appraisals
3. Loan Approval
4. Walkthrough

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For Sale By Owner checklist: 8 Steps for FSBO

  1. Price your home.  Look at recent sales.  Make sure your square footage is correct when comparing to recent sales.
  2. Get your home ready to sell.  Clean.  Declutter.  Stage.
  3. Put out a sign.  http://amzn.to/2qAFDiZ $16 on Amazon.  Put your phone number, email and a website on the sign.
  4. Make an extra key and put it in a lockbox on the front door.  http://amzn.to/2rEsIwH  $23 on Amazon.
  5. Get a professional to take pictures.  Go a little further and get a walkthrough video and drone shots.
  6. Put it on Zillow as a For Sale By Owner.
  7. Find a company that will list it on the MLS for a flat fee.
  8. Schedule an open house through the MLS and Zillow.