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What you need to know if you are selling your home by yourself

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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - You can sell your home yourself, but, there are some things you need to know.

First is how to price your home, look into what other homes in your area are selling for.

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Second, you need to have a witness from a title company to oversee the closing transaction.

You'll also need to write up a contract with names, contact information, and the price you're selling for.

Selling on your own can be difficult, but it does have its rewards.

Joanne Sarli/Selling Home by Owner: “If you're in a nice neighborhood and you're in a district where it's desirable it really pays you to sell by owner. You save a lot of the realty fees.”

Realty fees are negotiable; the national average is around 5%.

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