The number of FSBO decline due to more sellers turning to Real Estate Agents

By
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Town & Country Realty

The times have changed and now a majority of sellers are relying on Real Estate agents to help sell their home. Real Estate agents have the expertise and experience and are sure to make the process as easy and quick as possible - old methods seem to be going out the door. 

From 1991 to 2011 the percentage of sellers using an agent to sell their home rose from 77% to 87%!

During the same time period, the number of sellers who sold their homes as an FSBO decreased from 19% to 10%. Sellers feel that Real Estate professionals can help sell their home in a reasonable time frame, really get the property advertised all over the internet and price the home right. 

Will FSBO become extinct? What do you think?

Posted by

 

 

Mike Carlos-Realtor
Short Sale & Foreclosure Specialist
Team Carlos, Realtors
 Tallahassee's #1 Short Sale Team Keller Williams Town & Country Realty
(850) 583-1919
Mike@TeamCarlos.info
www.TeamCarlos.info

 

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the man to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Topic:
Home Selling
Location:
Florida Leon County Tallahassee
Groups:
Agents who want REFERRALS!
Keller Williams
Northeast Florida Real Estate Professionals
Northwest Florida Realtors and Associates
Realtors®
Tags:
fsbo
sale
real estate
tallahassee
florida
team carlos
best short sale team
for sale by owner
market

Comments 5 New Comment

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the scissors to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Ambassador
597,688
Doug Rogers
Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
Bayou Properties Realty

I don't think the FSBO will ever become extinct. Frankly there are neighborhoods that are so popular in my market that a well-priced FSBO will sell. The bulk of sellers will always need help though. Nice post!

December 13, 2011 12:06 PM
Rainmaker
120,800
Mike Carlos
Realtor, Tallahassee FL
Keller Williams Town & Country Realty

Thank you, Doug! 

December 13, 2011 12:23 PM
Rainer
103,972
Tom Timmons
Selling Florida Sunshine
Lang Realty

very true, and always remember...anyone can get lucky!  that happens as we all know, but, sellers (and buyers) need us.  some of them just don't know that they do and we have to convince them of that with our knowledge and expertise. 

just curious mike, where did you get yoru stats from?  i'd like to quote them and the source.

thanks...tom timmons

December 13, 2011 01:17 PM
Rainer
59,558
Delores Campbell
Your St. Louis Real Estate Resource
Keller Williams Realty - Chesterfield

I have seen a few FSBO's pop up here and there in my area.  In the end, the go with a real estate agent.

December 13, 2011 01:33 PM
Rainmaker
120,800
Mike Carlos
Realtor, Tallahassee FL
Keller Williams Town & Country Realty
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the eye to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Rainmaker
120,800

Mike Carlos

Realtor, Tallahassee FL
Let us sell your home with no hassles for you!
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the computer to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase: