The typical For Sale By Owner (FSBO) home sold for $46,000 LESS during the past year than homes sold with the assistance of a REALTOR.
On average, FSBO homes sold for $184,000.
Homes sold by a REALTOR during the same period sold for $230,000.
The most difficult taks for FSBO sellers:
Understanding and performing the paperwork
Setting the right price
Preparing/fixing up the home for sale
Attracting potential buyers
Helping buyer obtain financing
Selling within the planned length of time
Having enough time to devote to all aspects of the sale.