16 Pros and Cons to Weigh Before Selling a Home by Owner
Selling a home is a major deal. It's the single largest asset many people have, and a sale usually involves a real estate agent. But some sellers go it alone and take the "for sale by owner" or FSBO route, where they sell without using an agent. Although cutting out the middleman does have advantages, there are also risks that sellers (and buyers) should be aware of.