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FOR SALE BY OWNER GUIDE

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THE FOR SALE BY OWNER PROCESS

  1. Prep:  

Before listing your home, you will need to review and inspect your home. Any and all issues should be resolved and fixed before listing to ensure your home is in its best shape

  1. Creating the listing: 

It’s not as simple as placing a sign outside your home and highlighting key features. Determining a fair price reflecting current market values will draw more buyers towards your listing.  

  1. Marketing: 

What may seem like an easy step might be your biggest challenge, you have to ask yourself, What makes my home unique? Why should they choose my home over other listings? What are your key selling factors? 

  1. Expert Negotiations: 

Regardless of the amount of offers, negotiations are one of the biggest steps in selling a home. There will be conditions and price changes that must be discussed and agreed upon by both parties. 

  1. Legal Obstacles: 

Reaching an agreement is only the start, from there you will need a professional inspection, and an attorney to review contracts between both parties. 

  1. Closing the deal:

Its is imperative that you are prepared for the paperwork that will come with the closing, as well as fees and the actual transaction. 

  1. Relocating: 

What the plan now? How can you ensure the move (if applicable) is stress free? 

Selling your home can take a toll on your emotions as well as your finances. It’s more often than not in the best interest of the seller to work with a YUB Agent. This ensures you have the help and resources you need, and that you wouldn’t otherwise  have access to by going the, For sale by owner, route. On average, the sale price of a home increases by more than $40,000 when working with a YUB Agent.

GET A FASTER SALE

Listed properties don’t age like fine wine, in fact it’s the total opposite. The longer your listing is online, the less likely you are to receive offers for your asking price. With our advanced search engine, we can bring traffic upwards of 5,000 plus people per day to your listing. With a site that has over 500,000 registered users, on average YUB Agents sell homes 19 days faster than owners who try and sell alone. To make matters worse, about 20 percent of sellers end up having to remove their listing, and re-listing it. Meaning their offers get affected even more.

GET IN CONTACT WITH ONE OF YUB’S REALTORS

Having a great team of realtors who are experts in the Chicago Real Estate market is what sets us apart. With great experience, and extensive knowledge in every neighborhood in Chicago, We can connect you with the perfect realtor, that will help you through the selling process. 

SELLING YOUR HOME WITH YUB REALTY

PREMARKETING

Before your home is even listed, our team of agents will share you home with other agents to start selling your home before it hits the online market. This gives multiple agents a listing they can share through their networks, finding buyers almost immediately.

PARTNERSHIPS

Having partnerships with other top brokerages gives us the ability to list your home on dozens of other sites simultaneously.

ADVANCED MATCHMAKING

With an active population of over half a million users, our site can help buyers match with your home if it meets their criteria. With an expansive set of filters and search options, your home will have multiple buyers viewing it at once.

EXPOSURE ON FRONT PAGES

With over half a million users, and more than 4,000 daily visitors, being featured on our front page will give your home exposure unmatched by any other site.

SEARCH ENGINE PRIORITY

With the extensive knowledge we have on online marketing, we can utilize our resources to consistently display our listings first on major search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing

LET YUB REALTY HELP YOU WITH OUR EXPANSIVE NETWORKS, STRATEGIES, AND EXPERIENCE. DON’T BE OBLIGATED TO TACKLE THIS PROCESS ALONE. 

With our extensive knowledge on web tools, we offer more than expertise in sales, and marketing. Working with a full team of agents gives our clients the best possible experience, and is what ultimately sets YUB Realty apart from all other agencies. By working together and sharing our resources among agents, as well as connecting them to an expansive network of resources,  we can make your selling process an enjoyable and fast one. 

By having a talented and experienced team, we can guarantee that no matter what results you’re looking for, we at YUB Realty can and will help you achieve them.

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