offers 10 Tips for Selling Your Home by Owner (FSBO) in Hattiesburg Mississippi

You can sell your own home and save thousands, but it takes some hard work and commitment. Here’s some time proven strategies that can stack the odds in your favor, greatly increasing your chances for success when selling your house on your own.
May 16, 2009 - PRLog -- By using some simple FSBO (For Sale by Owner) tips and techniques, the average homeowner can sell their own home without the assistance of a real estate agent, just as many others have done in the past. You can sell your own home and save thousands of dollars, but it takes some hard work and commitment. Here’s some time proven strategies that can stack the odds in your favor, greatly increasing your chances for success when selling your house on your own.

This information is a courtesy of MS Home Solutions providing creative real estate solutions to homeowners in the Hattiesburg MS area, including Petal, Purvis, Oak Grove, Sumrall and throughout Forrest and Lamar counties and the rest of Mississippi.  We specialize in helping homeowners in difficult situations.  We buy houses, many times in 7 days or less.  We can pay all cash, take over mortgage payments or  come up with a custom solution to fit a homeowner’s needs.  MS Home Solutions also has years of experience working with homeowners who are facing foreclosure.  We can help save your home from foreclosure or we can buy it even if there’s no equity.  For more information please visit our website at

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FSBO Tip 1. Understand your local real estate market.
Knowing your local market conditions only makes good sense. Just like any other product...

FSBO Tip 2. Timing is everything.
Timing the decision to sell and gauging the current market conditions could be two of the most critical decisions you make. If you need to sell your home quickly...

FSBO Tip 3. Assemble a team of professionals to help you.
While it's nice to think that you can handle things on your own, selling a home takes specialized knowledge...

FSBO Tip 4.How to determine the fair market price of your home.
This always seems to be a real tricky one. For many home sellers this typically reveals itself as a major point of contention...

FSBO Tip 5. You're selling a house not a home.
While it's important to become emotionally detached, you don't have to become a robot...

FSBO Tip 6. Preparing your home for sale.
Today's real estate market rewards those homeowners that place a high-value on neatness as well as cleanliness...  

FSBO Tip 7. Start spreading the news.  
It sounds easy: to sell your house you must attract buyers.  It should be understood if you're going to sell your home and you're going to do it yourself, the easiest way to get the word out is to...

FSBO Tip 8. Knowing a few, negotiating skills will get you a long way.
It's not necessary to become the next great diplomat. You will want to keep in mind that it's necessary to...

FSBO Tip 9. Qualifying buyers and stopping the tire kickers.
So what's a tire kicker? A tire kicker is a person that...

FSBO Tip 10. If all else fails go to where the realtors hang out.
If after a while, you're not getting the results that you were hoping for you can always go the Realtor option.

BONUS FSBO Tip.  Seek out a professional investor.
Another option is to locate a professional investor who specializes in solving creative real estate problems.  These are usually honest real estate investors who have been buying houses for a number of years and are able to navigate their way this turbulent and chaotic market because of their skill and experience incoming up with out-of-the-box solutions for buying houses, especially in difficult situations.  Often these are the We Buy Houses, I Buy Houses, We Buy Ugly Houses, Sell Your House, Sell My House folks.  They can pay all cash, pay some cash with terms, take over payments, lease-purchase your home, or come up with a custom solution that fits your unique selling situation.  They usually buy the house as-is with no contingencies or repairs and they even handle all the paperwork.  And they don't charge any fees or commissions.

If working with a professional 'We Buy Houses' investor makes sense to you, visit and fill out our confidential questionnaire and tell us about your home and situation and one of our Hattiesburg investors will contact you about buying your house.  There's no obligation. If we can find a solution that works for you, you'll have a smooth transaction, a fast close, and relief from your current stress. We work in Hattiesburg, Oak Grove, Purvis, Petal, Sumrall and throughout Mississippi.

Final Comments
These FSBO tips should give you a solid foundation to successfully selling your own home. There's many specific ideas and recommendations that are beyond the scope of this article when it comes to pricing, preparing and staging your home, and all of the items previously outlined. You should definitely research and prepare yourself for the selling of your own home process. In the long run,it will make things easier and could either save you or even make you thousands of dollars.

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MS Home buys houses in Hattiesburg and throughout the MS Pinebelt in as little as 7 days and specializes in working with home owners in foreclosure. Contact at or call 601-544-9400.
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