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Pros and cons of do-it-yourself home sale

Beware of new book that makes it look easy

If you are thinking about selling your house or condo without a professional real estate agent, first read "For Sale by Owner" by Steve Berges. It will alert you to the pros and cons of selling alone, presumably because you want to save the sales commission. Author Steve Berges is an experienced home builder and real estate broker with more than 25 years experience selling homes. He obviously knows what he writes about. His many examples used throughout the book not only illustrate his topics, but also show his considerable background. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Not only is this a positive book with a theme of showing home sellers how to sell without a professional agent, but it is also very realistic. Berges highly emphasizes the importance of the Internet to today's home sales. He explains how do-it-yourself home sellers can get their listings on the local MLS (multiple listing service) and on www.realtor.com where more than 70 percent of today's home buyers start their quest...

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