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Jeanette and Bronek Haas
Just Added! - 21 January, 2017
Well, when it was time to sell our house I was very anxious about doing it myself but gave it a go. It was the best thing I ever did. It was so easy and my worries were eliminated immediately.
Access to be able to change anything like price or photos was easy. Any questions were answered promptly and I was kept up to date with everything that was going on.
I would recommend this to everyone. Our house was sold within two weeks. Thanks to everyone involved.
Just Added! - 20 January, 2017
I wanted to send you an email to say a very big thank you to all staff at forsalebyowner.com.au”. I couldn’t fault anything or anyone, and I was looked after fantastically well!
My house was listed 2 weeks before Christmas, apparently the quietest time to sell they say! Not true! I had enquiry after enquiry. I had to shut down over Christmas and New Year and remind prospect buyers that it was Christmas. After New Year I had one weekend of Inspection after Inspection and had 2 offers at the end of that weekend.
We were really happy with our price! Many thanks.
Just Added! - 19 January, 2017
Just want to say thank you for having the opportunity of using your website to sell my house. I only had 2 enquiries but both buyers wanted to buy and I sold it for the price asked in under 2 weeks.
It was easy to navigate the site and I really enjoyed being able to write my own description and add the photos that I felt best represented my property.
I have also purchased our new home from a vendor who used For Sale By Owner and have recommended your service to many of my friends.
Barry and Kelli Clarke
Just Added! - 16 January, 2017
We got more results from using ‘For sale by Owner’. We were able to sell our property and get to know the new owners as well.
No one can sell your house like yourself.
Using ‘For Sale by Owner’ is more affective and awesome results!
And no scary real estate fees at the end!
Just Added! - 15 January, 2017
I thoroughly recommend For Sale By Owner as a way to sell your property. We tried real estate agents who talked you down on price for the quick sale & commission, but we had far more lookers with FSBO and we got the price we were looking for.
The exposure to Real Estate.com and Domain is a great tool in selling. The main thing you need though is patience, it will sell and the right buyer will come along with FSBO.
Just Added! - 14 January, 2017
I had a great experience selling my house with Sale By Owner. I sold it for more than the asking price in 3 weeks. The website was easy to use – I am not particularly technical and I managed to take the photos of the house myself (thanks for the video of tips on how to take good photos) and upload them.
Then the enquiries came pouring in. I decided to do an open house two Saturdays in a row and that was all I needed to get two offers over the asking price.
I would definitely recommend this service and I would use it again.
Marten & Marilyn deVries
Just a note of thanks for the help received in the sale of our property in Cleveland. Indeed, you guys have been a great help and saved us literally thousands of dollars!! I don’t see why more people on the move rely on real estate agents when it can be done quite smoothly using the kind of service you provide.
The real estate commissions are so high and, generally, the owner does most of the necessary work anyway. We certainly recommend your services to anyone in the process of selling their house. Keep up the good work.
Charles and Sharyn Douglas
We recommend your site, forsalebyowner, as it has so many benefits. Firstly the very low cost of advertising, no agent commission, bright eye catching ads and signs, the ability to manage ones site by changing wording or price, and the quick response to any inquiries.
We especially like the way we are contacted firstly by a text message from yourselves as well as an email with a phone number and email address of the prospective buyer. This enables us to contact the buyer and answer any questions or to arrange a viewing at a time which suits ourselves and the buyer. It is a very good site and thanks to you both for your expertise.
We found great value with forsalebyowner.com.au when we wanted to sell our unit in Mary Street, Brisbane. They were always prompt with any changes to our advertisement and in responding to any queries we had.
The experience was great value for money and we had lots of inquiries; ultimately we sold our property for a satisfactory price.
It was with some hesitation that I decided to use FSBO. The process could not have been easier. I sold my house within a week at a higher price than I advertised, and I estimate that I have saved more than $15000.00 in commission and advertising.
I have told everyone I know that if they are selling a house and they do not use FSBO than they are making a serious financial mistake. Thank you to the team at FSBO.
Just wanted to say thank you as this is the second time we have sold with your website. It is always user friendly and easy to navigate and use. Both times we have sold in record timing, first time was in 2 weeks and we had many responses. This time we accepted our offer in 4 days, just took another week and a bit to exchange.
We had 9 people waiting on our list to view if exchange didn’t occur. Our first house sold for our asking price and this second one sold for more than our asking price. Awesome!
Thanks again we always recommend your site to friends and family of which some have used it and we will be sure to continue using you in the future.
Hello I apologise for delay in sending this through but wanted to say thank you , not only was the whole process simple but the website and set up was easy to navigate ! We sold ( or had a contract ) on our house within a few days of listing with for sale by owner and I am more than happy to recommend your service to anyone considering selling themselves !
We had a fairly good idea of market value from researching and whilst I am sad to have to sell our beautiful home it made it much more pain free not having to go through auctions etc!
Thank you again and happy to refer people to you which I have already done!
Quarry Hill, VIC
Just letting you know how pleased I am with your service and what an enjoyable experience it was selling my home privately.
You made it really easy to access enquiries and it was lovely dealing directly with people. Without an agent in the middle I knew exactly where I stood with perspective buyers and vise-versa so there was no pushing for unwanted negotiations on either side- it was totally transparent.
It was a bit difficult because of the geography- not living close to the home while it was for sale, but at the end of the day that was a minor problem.
While it was on the market I had several real estate agents wanting to take it off my hands, saying they had buyers waiting, that people didn’t like buying without an agent and even that they would have it sold within a week.However they suggested a sale price much lower than I knew it was worth. I was able to keep a good watch on houses and sales in the area to ensure my pricing was right.
The result was great- it sold for $30-40,000.00 more than the agents’ suggested and I didn’t get lugged with commission .All offers came in well above the agent’s suggestions. The purchasers have since emailed to say how settled and happy they are so I know it was worth the price to them.
I’m trying to convince my neighbours to sell their home this way, and agree with one of my perspective buyers who had just sold her place through you and said” it’s the only way to sell”.
Tweed Heads, NSW
Just wanted to let you know that we have found a buyer and sold the property within 3 days of going up on the market for the price of $405k, which was in our range of $399-425k.
We could have achieved more but the buyer was perfectly suited to us, as they’re not in a rush to move and don’t mind the long settlement we require.
Anyway, all good as the property has been sold to the right buyer for a good price! Thank You for all your materials, support etc!
Rachel and David Logan
Mount Stuart, TAS
Selling with FSBO was very easy. The creation of the advertisement was a simple and satisfying project and we had many emails and phone calls as soon as it went up, ultimately achieving our goal in a couple of months. We both felt that selling by ourselves created a better outcome for everyone involved, with no agent controlling the action.
The privacy buffer which allowed our contact details to only be passed on to legitimate interest was good, as was being able to access and change our advertisement whenever we liked, not waiting on any middle man. We are very much impressed and will use FSBO again.
Murrumba downs, QLD
A great way to get the job done. Enabled us to meet the market & still get the price we were asking. Would give For Sale By Owner the highest recommendation.
Peter and Karen Broadhurst
Shoal point, QLD
My wife and I thank you and the team at “Sale by Owner” for your support and great help in selling our two properties. We certainly endorse your Company’s speedy professionalism in all aspects from your assistance to write up the Web advertisements and to assisting with the downloading of pictures.
Our experience was as follows. We had advertised and promoted our properties through local Mackay Real Estate agents over a couple of years. It was expensive in advertising costs, which showed little result, and virtually no enquiries. Apart from that we knew that in addition, we would have to pay a hefty commission on a successful sale.
Out of frustration we searched for an alternative and located your organisation.
Once we had signed up with you and paid the one off fee, our properties were advertised on Realestate.com.au and Domain within the hour. A street sign was provided clearly indicating the properties for sale. Over the next ten days we had at least half a dozen enquiries, resulting in two offers and a successful sale. The sale resulted from the web advertising and the buyers were from a Capital City. An interesting point though is that a number of people were attracted to the property by the drive past street sign.
We certainly endorse your organisation.
Phillip & Christene Hampton
Thank you Paul and Colin for their assistance in selling our home. We used a real estate agent for 60 Days, and did not have one visit from buyers. We listed with FSBO and sold within 60 days (30 of those was over Christmas).
We had 7 buyers through the house, over that time. The major feature we liked was the control over our listing, which we could adjust any time, and moved the price down SLOWLY, and changed the narrative until it generated interest.
Our open houses were for 1 hour, and we did it when it suited us, not the real estate agents schedule. The purchasers of our home, had just been hurried out of an inspection because there was only 5 mins left of the ½ Hour, they then came to our open house, looked for about 45 minutes, left and then rang us with an offer 30 minutes later. The relaxed manner of our open house was a definite plus!
We have already recommended FSBO to several people, and believe it is the ONLY way to sell.
White beach, TAS
Very impressed with FSBO. It was very easy to set up and I loved the instant messaging when an enquiry was made. Friendly and professional and we saved over $9,000 in Commission fees – gotta luv that!!!!
Would definitely use it again and highly recommend it!
Irene & Keith Rippingale
We would just like to thank all the team for the service we received in selling our house.its the only way to go.
We have recommended you to all our contacts, and prospective buyers have commented on the quick response they received on making their initial enquiry.
We wish you all the very best for the future.