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    House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    We just put our house for sale by owner in Clive a month ago. How long should we go before listing?

    Clive has low taxes, great amenities, and our house backs to park (which connects to the Clive Greenbelt). The house is a great starter home and we have made great updates to the inside and its ready to move into.

    Any thoughts on others having success without listing? Negatives/Positives??? I worry about the economy but want to get a decent price for our home. We are in no hurry to move but i would like to get this over ASAP. Less stress!



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Just make sure you have a lawyer at the closing.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Quote Originally Posted by broncocy5321 View Post
    We just put our house for sale by owner in Clive a month ago. How long should we go before listing?

    Clive has low taxes, great amenities, and our house backs to park (which connects to the Clive Greenbelt). The house is a great starter home and we have made great updates to the inside and its ready to move into.

    Any thoughts on others having success without listing? Negatives/Positives??? I worry about the economy but want to get a decent price for our home. We are in no hurry to move but i would like to get this over ASAP. Less stress!
    PM me with asking price, address, # of beds and bath, sq ft. unless you're fine with just posting it here.

    I know a couple people who are looking if you're in the right range. Do you have any pictures?



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Often times you can find a RE group that will put your house on the MLS for a flat fee. They don't represent you and they don't get a commission, etc. You're still responsible for everything else.

    I'd look into that option.....most people find thehouses they want to tour by browsing online (MLS) and telling their agent which homes they like. If your home is on the MLS, you should be much more likely to sell it.

    You'll have to be willing to give the buyer's agent a commission or they may not be willing to show it to their clients.



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Quote Originally Posted by FDWxMan View Post
    PM me with asking price, address, # of beds and bath, sq ft. unless you're fine with just posting it here.

    I know a couple people who are looking if you're in the right range. Do you have any pictures?
    Here is the link:
    Clean home backs to childrens park and Clive trails

    Price is negotiable --- would love to get some showings!
    Asking $184,900



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    My buddy used to live right by you.



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    homes moving pretty well right now. if your house is priced right, you should have some action.

    make sure you have a sign on your yard, and a directional sign on the main street - 104th i think for you. do you have a flier box?


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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    That is like the exact location I am looking for. Price is a little towards the very top end of my range though.

    PM me, I will be around this weekend, and would like to come look at it.



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPride View Post
    homes moving pretty well right now. if your house is priced right, you should have some action.

    make sure you have a sign on your yard, and a directional sign on the main street - 104th i think for you. do you have a flier box?
    How did you come up with your price?



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    Re: House-Realtor or For Sale By Owner

    Quote Originally Posted by BloodyBuddy View Post
    That is like the exact location I am looking for. Price is a little towards the very top end of my range though.

    PM me, I will be around this weekend, and would like to come look at it.
    Call anytime - i will be around all weekend (except a couple of graduation parties) - link is above with # from Craigs List

    I can up with that FSBO price by comparing other local homes. Allows us to come down a little in the price too.



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