Competing With New Home Communities

One of the toughest considerations people have to face when deciding to go the For Sale By Owner route is to weigh the competition in the area from traditionally listed homes. Realtors®, especially those that belong to large, multi-state companies, have a much better chance of getting their listing noticed…

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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Statistics For 2017

According to the National Association of Realtors®, FSBO’s accounted for 8% of home sales in 2016 (the same for 2016 and 2017). The typical FSBO home sold for $190,000 compared to $249,000 for agent-assisted home sales. Some methods FSBO’s used to market their home (Source: National Association Of Realtors®): Yard sign: 35%…

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Fastest Growing Areas In The US

The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area’s 146,000-population increase last year was the most of any metro area, and Maricopa County, Ariz., saw a population increase of nearly 74,000 — the most of any county last year — according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s July 1, 2017, population estimates released in March,…

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