Tony Nakhle
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Posted by Tony Nakhle on 10/7/2018

Many sellers rely on agents to help them to deal with the task of selling their home. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, a real estate agent isn’t required. There are many advantages and disadvantages to selling your home as a “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). Read on to discover the good and bad of selling your home on your own. 


The Pros


Avoid Paying Commission


Real estate commission is the main reason that many sellers choose to go it alone. You’ll pay about 6% commission on the sale of your home between buyers and sellers agents. When figuring out the asking price for your property, this number that you’ll pay for a commission is included. This sale price also should be enough to pay off the remaining balance on the property. If you don’t have a lot of equity in your home, an FSBO may be your only option if you can’t afford the commission. Another option is to wait to sell your home until you have built up enough equity for the transaction to make sense for you. 


You Can Find Other Resources To Help You Sell The Property


There are so many resources available to FSBOs in today’s market. Yards signs aren’t the only thing that sellers can use to get people interested in their property. Many websites and resources assist people taking the FSBO approach. You still may not be able to get your property listed everywhere if you’re not a real estate agent. 


Cons


You Won’t Be Able To List The Property Fully


Only licensed real estate agents have access to the MLS, where buyers' agents and other websites pull available properties.  Not having access to this can be a deterrent to the marketing of your home. You could miss out on getting many home showings that you otherwise would if your house was listed on the MLS. 


There’s No One To Help You With Paperwork And Negotiations


Real estate agents certainly earn their commission. There is a lot of work in both selling and buying a home. If you hire an agent, he’ll be taking phone calls, sending off forms, and dealing with the negotiations on the property. An agent will also coordinate home showings and have the ability to show your property when you’re unavailable. If you go it alone, you won’t have that assistance and may be a bit overwhelmed during the selling process.


A real estate agent also understands the lingo better than someone who has been outside of the business. There are many advantages to paying his fee if you decide to hire him for the sale of your home.           






Posted by Tony Nakhle on 10/5/2018

This Multi-Family in Fall River, MA recently sold for $170,000. This style home was sold by Tony Nakhle - RE/MAX Landmark, Realtors.


1201 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02724

Multi-Family

$170,000
Price
$170,000
Sale Price

2
Units
2,171
Approx. GLA
Approved Short Sale. Being sold in "as is" condition. 2nd unit needs renovation. Basement was previously used as a hair salon. Now it's fully gutted. Status of building is mixed used so no FHA. Buyer is responsible for due diligence, obtaining smoke certs.

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Posted by Tony Nakhle on 10/5/2018


48 Rocky Woods Rd, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$600,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Short Sale Approved. Home being sold in "as is" condition. Buyer responsible for final water reading, smoke certificate and Title V
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Tony Nakhle on 10/2/2018


401 Pleasant St, Norwood, MA 02062

Multi-Family

$500,000
Price

2
Units
2,470
Approx. GLA
Short Sale Approved. Home being sold in "as is" condition. Buyer responsible for smoke certificate and final water reading Please give 24 hour notice to show
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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Posted by Tony Nakhle on 9/24/2018


73 Hewitt Dr, Raynham, MA 02767

Single-Family

$599,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Absolutely beautiful. Lots of space for the growing family with four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Bright and sunny throughout with attention to detail around every corner. Tranquil master suite boasts private bath. Ample storage space with finished 3rd level and handy attached three car garage is perfect for all your extras. Outdoor entertaining and summer fun awaits with hot tub and huge deck overlooking large level yard. Huge custom shed with cabinetry and finished 2nd level. Make this picturesque home your next move!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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