Tip 6. Market Your House!
Various methods of advertising are available, including the following:
Signs are one of the most productive forms of real estate advertising and usually reach people familiar with the neighborhood. Productive signs are often:
City laws and restrictions in subdivisions may limit size and placement of signs.
For more information, please read Effective Yard Signs and Buy an Attractive Front Yard Sign.
Use flags to draw attention to your signs.
Placing an advertisement in local newspapers can be a cheap and effective means of selling your home by owner.
Describe your house's key features, and don't forget to include the most important features, such as number of bedrooms and baths, price, and your telephone number. In a newspaper ad you can refer potential buyers to your MiaDomo.com For Sale By Owner property listing to find more information about your house.
Example Newspaper Ad
Below is an example of how you can use your MiaDomo.com real estate listing in a newspaper ad:
For Sale By Owner
5 bed 2 bath built in 2003 large garage must sell! More information and photos located online at www.miadomo.com/xxx/ or call for details: 999-999-9999.
Use your MiaDomo.com's listing # instead of xxx or refer to any other web site
Composition and effectiveness of magazine ads, and advertising rates, vary greatly depending on the nature of the magazine. Check with the magazine's staff for details.
Multiple Listing Services
The MLS is a professional service of cooperating real estate brokers who share listings and commissions. This is the most expensive type of advertisement. Read the next section, Using Real Estate Realtors Most Advantageously, to find out if it suits your needs.
The Internet can provide a wonderful vehicle for selling a home by owner since it is inexpensive and there is a wider potential audience for the sale of your home. Remember, millions of people use the Internet daily!
For more information read Eight advantages of selling your own house.
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