Are you trying to decide whether to sell your home on your own or hire a Realtor? Check out this survey to help you make a decision:
Homegain.com conducted a survey on selling your home: For Sale by Owner “FSBO” vs. REALTOR®. Homeowners were asked whether they used a REALTOR® to sell their home or whether they attempted to sell it themselves.
83% said they used a REALTOR® and 17% tried on their own.
59% of homeowners that used a REALTOR® to sell their house were successful vs. 39% of the FSBO’s reflecting a 50% higher closing rate for those using a REALTOR®
81% of the homeowners that used a REALTOR® to try and sell their homes said they would use a REALTOR® again for their Real Estate needs.
88% of the homeowners that used a REALTOR® to try and sell their homes said they would use a REALTOR® again.
71% of FSBO’s who managed to sell their home on their own said they would try and sell their home on their own again.
The survey also pointed out that 24% of FSBO’s eventually enlisted the aid of a REALTOR®
- HomeGain Survey Finds Home Sellers Fare 50% Better in Getting Their Homes Sold Using a REALTOR Than Selling On Their Own (chrisjohnsonre.wordpress.com)