Think you can sell your home yourself and avoid the steep commission fee real estate agents charge? Partnering with a pro has its benefits, but if you decide to go the for-sale-by-owner route, check out these marketing tools to help you sell property without an agent.
Zillow is the largest real estate network on the internet. Quickly post a For Sale By Owner listing for free with unlimited photos. If you're not sure you want to fully commit to putting your home on the market check out Zillow's "Make Me Move" price. You can inform potential buyers what you would sell your home for without officially putting it on the market.
Real estate video marketing software Tourzilla makes it easy to create professional looking virtual video tours that give potential buyers an inside look at your property. It's free to create a video tour that includes 25 images and up to three video files.
Real Estate Flyers
Give your real estate flyers a high end look without the high end price. Instead of designing them yourself using Microsoft Word, find a professional real estate flyer template for just $7 at graphicriver.net. Choose between two color combinations.
Free Printable Forms
You'll need some official documents in order to complete the sale of your home. Download and print free copies of a purchase agreement, seller disclosure statement and the lead-based paint addendum. You may also want to print the inspection addendum and the home inspection removal forms.
Property Tax Office
Utilize your county's property tax office to ensure there aren't any liens against your property. Finding this out before you list your property for sale is important for avoiding any headaches once you find a buyer. Experts advise also hiring a title insurance company to make sure your property is clear of red tape.
Camera 360 Ultimate App
Present your home's best side with professional looking photography. Download a free photography app like Camera360 which includes more than 100 professionally designed filters and settings that help you get quality photos even in low light. Since photos will most likely offer potential buyers a first glimpse inside your home, make sure that first impression is a great one.
By Alison Storm
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