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For Sale By Owner vs. Opendoor

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Comparing different models For Sale By Owner helps you sell your home by yourself while Opendoor buys your home directly from you.

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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What is Opendoor

Opendoor purchases your home directly from you. You can sell your home without listing it on the market and close on your own timeline. It is free to request a no-obligation offer from Opendoor. Offers are based on unique details and features of your home, recent comparable home sales around you, and market conditions and trends. If you are looking to buy, you can browse Opendoor's inventory and easily make an offer through their app or by getting in touch.

How Opendoor works

  • Request an offer from Opendoor, and receive an offer based on market data and unique information about your home.
  • Opendoor arranges a free home assessment. If there are needed repairs, you can take care of them or Opendoor will do the work and deduct the costs.
  • Set a closing timeline, and a title and escrow agent will set a time for you to sign the necessary documents. Opendoor will visit the home in a final walkthrough to make sure the home is still in the same condition.
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Service offerings by For Sale By Owner compared to Opendoor
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For Sale By Owner
Opendoor
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
Listing Syndication
For Sale Signs
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
For Sale Signs