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Here is the latest statistics:
FSBOs accounted for 10% of home sales in 2011. The typical FSBO home sold for $150,000 compared to $215,000 for agent-assisted home sales. (Source National Associaction of Realtor's)
The average person does not realize the immense commitment Realtor's have to buyer and seller.
Agents spend an average of 500$ a month (minimum) to BE A Realtor. These expenses include
In 2011 there was a total of 8720 LISTINGS on the Spokane MLS. At year end 4020 of them were SOLD AND CLOSED. These are all types of listings (residential, commercial, land, ect)
This shows a 50% odds of selling for the year which is 5 times higher than the FSBO stat. fsbo
Working with a compatible Realtor to sell your home, or to buy a home will give you the best chances of a happy ending!
If your goal in selling your home by owner is to save money, the statistics simply do not substaniate it.