As a savvy seller, you've spruced up the front yard to increase your home's value and have been keeping an eye on how much homes are selling for in your neighborhood. You've done your research—so much, in fact, that you know exactly which day of the week is best to list your property. So, should you go full-on real estate star and try to sell your home on your own, too? Or, is it best to focus on boxing up your belongings and letting a real estate professional handle the sale?
For Sale By Owner (or FSBO) sales accounted for 8% of home sales in 2016, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Realtors. Here's what you need to know before cutting out the middleman and selling your home on your own.