There are a few misconceptions about buying Santa Cruz real estate for sale by owner (FSBO).
Seller Isn't Serious
Some buyers think that the seller isn’t serious about selling the house, that they’re just testing the market. While this is true in some cases, most sellers will accept an offer that is close to the asking price at any time.
Sometimes Santa Cruz real estate for sale by owner will sit on the market for a while. This may be because the owner is not open to negotiations on the sale price. More often, it’s because the owner doesn’t have the experience showing homes to potential buyers that a real estate agent does. A typical owner isn’t likely to have the time to properly market the house. If there aren’t enough buyers looking at the…