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For Sale By Owner vs. Upnest

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as of 06/10/2018
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Comparing different models For Sale By Owner helps you sell your home by yourself while Upnest provides tools to help you find an agent and offers a traditional brokerage service.

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 Upnest

Upnest is a platform where agents compete for your business. Receive personalized proposals that include agent statistics, commission charged, services offered, and personal messages from agents around you. Upnest is a no-obligation, free to use service.

How Upnest works

  • Enter your location and answer relevant information
  • Receive personal proposals from local agents
  • Choose the agents you want to hire or interview
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Service offerings by For Sale By Owner compared to Upnest
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For Sale By Owner
Upnest
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
Listing Syndication
For Sale Signs
Online Listing (Zillow, Trulia, etc.)
For Sale Signs