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Clever vs. For Sale By Owner

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as of 08/03/2018
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Comparing different models Clever offers a discount online service to sell your home while For Sale By Owner helps you sell your home by yourself.

What is Clever

Clever is a referral service that will connect you with a local top rated agent to sell your home at a low flat fee. Clever agents provide full service at every step of your home sale, and you only pay if your home sells.

How Clever works

  • A local Clever agent will meet with you to collect necessary information to list your home, provide a comparative market analysis, and list your home.
  • Your agent will market your home. Methods may vary between agents.
  • Your Clever agent will oversee your offers, and guide you through to closing.
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What is For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner provides resources such as guides, contracts, documents, MLS listing, marketing material, and real estate professionals. Additionally, you will have access to home pricing and marketing tools and in-depth guides that walk you through the entire home selling process. For Sale By Owner also has live customer support to help you along the way. You will find everything you need to sell your home on your own.

How For Sale By Owner works

  • Depending on which package you chose, you will receive different services
  • For Sale By Owner will provide you with a free pricing tool that estimates your home's value and pulls comparable homes for sale around you. With Pro Pricing, a licensed professional will provide a comprehensive pricing report for more accurate pricing guidance
  • You can create a listing on ForSaleByOwner.com, and depending on the package you choose, have it automatically listed on major home search sites and the MLS
  • For Sale By Owner identifies improvements to increase your home's value, and provides staging tips
  • They will show you how to do showings, and provide you with everything you need to hold an open house
  • You will be given the tools needed to negotiate offers
  • For Sale By Owner can help you find the necessary professionals needed to close the sale and provide you with legal forms. They will walk you through the closing process
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Service offerings by Clever compared to For Sale By Owner
Service
Clever
For Sale By Owner
In-Home Consultation
Comparative Market Analysis
Manage Offers
Negotiate Offers
In-Home Consultation
Comparative Market Analysis