For Sale By Owner

Want to know what it's really like to sell your apartment without a broker? Check out the FSBO Diaries

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner  | April 30, 2015 - 9:59AM

Looking to sell your apartment, but don’t want to pay a broker to do so? Going the "For Sale By Owner," aka FSBO, route may sound simple, but it’s far from easy. Check out The FSBO Diaries, a series of columns that follow newlyweds Kathy and Rob as they try to sell their NYC studio apartment sans broker. Learn what worked for them and what didn’t from their very first open house to the moment they finally closed the deal. Lessons include:  

For more, check out the entire 19-post The FSBO Diaries column.

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