For some homeowners, choosing to do a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) sale of their home is a smart choice. Of course, while the financial savings may be significant, a FSBO is also more complicated and time-consuming than most people assume. One of the most important aspects of any FSBO home is ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal real estate regulations. This may be a very tall order for sellers with no experience or understanding of the complex laws involved.
Opting for a For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) approach can be a financially savvy decision for some homeowners. However, it can also be more complex and time-consuming than one might believe. One key aspect of any FSBO sale is compliance with local, state, and federal real estate laws—a tall order for those unfamiliar with the legal landscape.
An escrow account in an FSBO transaction offers both convenience and protection for buyers and sellers alike. New Era Escrow acts as a neutral party, safeguarding all funds and documents until contractual conditions are fulfilled. At that point, the escrow closes, and the documents and funds are exchanged.
New Era Escrow has represented many homeowners who have decided to sell their home without the assistance of a real estate agent. You can trust that we will bring our decades of experience and knowledge to the transaction to meet all legal requirements and avoid potential roadblocks. Upon request, we will also help you prepare a real estate written escrow agreement that states what happens to escrow funds if there is a dispute between the seller and buyer. We can also provide a list of local companies that can help with other real estate services, such as title insurance and home inspections.
New Era Escrow has represented several homeowners in selling their properties without a real estate agent. Rely on our extensive experience and expertise to navigate the legal intricacies and mitigate potential hurdles. If needed, we can draft an escrow agreement detailing what happens to the funds if there is a dispute between parties. We also offer referrals to local companies for additional real estate services, like title insurance and home inspections.
You can trust in New Era Escrow to handle all aspects of your FSBO closing. We will:
FSBO transactions can be complicated and confusing. Without the right help, confusing, they pose a risk for costly errors. Trust New Era Escrow’s expertise to guide you through the escrow process and secure the interests of all involved.