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Friday, June 8, 2007

For sale by owner

Posted By on Fri, Jun 8, 2007 at 5:46 AM

NY Times has an interesting story about the merits of selling your own home versus hiring a real estate agent: 

The conclusion, in a study to be released today based on home-sales data from 1998 to 2004 in Madison, Wis., is that people in that city who sold their homes through real estate agents typically did not get a higher sale price than people who sold their homes themselves. When the agent’s commission is factored in, the for-sale-by-owner people came out ahead financially.

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