Pre-Listing Activities to Sell your FSBO

Pre-Listing Activities to Sell your FSBO

  • Research all comparable currently listed properties.
  • Research sales activity for past 18 months through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and/or public records databases.
  • Research “Average Days on Market” for this property of this type, price range and location.
  • Download and review property tax roll information.
  • Prepare “Comparable Market Analysis” (CMA) to establish fair market value.
  • Obtain copy of subdivision plat/complex lay-out.
  • Research property’s ownership and deed type.
  • Research property’s public record information for lot size and dimensions.
  • Research and verify legal description.
  • Research property’s land use coding and deed restrictions.
  • Research property’s current use and zoning.
  • Verify legal names of owner(s) in county’s public property records.
  • Prepare listing presentation package with above materials.
  • Perform exterior Curb Appeal Assessment of subject property.
  • Compile and assemble formal file on property.
  • Confirm current public schools and explain impact of schools on market value.