ForSaleByOwner.com Helps Buyers and Sellers With Free Informational Seminar June 25 in...

ForSaleByOwner.com Helps Buyers and Sellers With Free Informational Seminar June 25 in Ft. Lauderdale

Florida Home Buyers and Sellers To Get The Real Deal About Buying From Panel of Florida Real Estate Experts


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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Florida real estate market has never offered home buyers and sellers more opportunity – or more barriers. Mortgage rates are at an all-time low, but lending complications are at an all-time high. A confusing array of affordable properties – from foreclosures to brand-new condos – are within reach of buyers, but the rules of buying change weekly. And sellers must understand the challenges facing them and potential buyers while trying to preserve their own equity.

Home buyers and sellers need all the information they can get – and ForSaleByOwner offers all the information they need in one place, at one time.

ForSaleByOwner.com is hosting a free informational Home Buyers and Sellers Seminar on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Sheraton Cypress Creek hotel.

The third event in ForSaleByOwner.com’s ongoing informational “Real Estate Realities” seminar series will introduce buyers and sellers to industry standards for 2011.

Florida real estate experts presenting at the seminar include lending professionals from PNC Bank; credit-repair advisors from Credit Justice Systems; and experts on title and closing processes from Title Professionals.

“It all adds up to a strong grounding in the realities of today’s Florida real estate market and what barriers to overcome to make the best possible choices,” said Eddie Tyner, Vice President of Classified Marketplaces. “And, consistent with the ForSaleByOwner.com mission, Florida buyers and sellers will learn how they can be hands-on managers of their home transactions.”

“Real Estate Realities” will be held on June 25th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Sheraton Cypress Creek in Ft. Lauderdale. Attendees are urged to sign up today at ForSaleByOwner.com/seminar. The seminar is free.

Parking is free and refreshments will be served. For additional information, please contact: 1-888- FOR SALE (367-7253).

About ForSaleByOwner.com

ForSaleByOwner.com is the nation’s largest and most robust “by owner” real estate website. In 2010 alone, ForSaleByOwner.com facilitated sales of $1.8 billion worth of residential real estate, enabling homeowners to keep at least $72 million* in home equity for themselves.

Since 1999, ForSaleByOwner.com has saved home sellers more than one billion dollars by coaching and equipping them with information, tools and services that enable them to buy and sell houses directly.

By selling directly, homeowners can recoup more of their home equity by controlling transaction fees. The company charges $89 to $689 for its wide range of advertising, listing services and related information and tools. A homeowner selling a $300,000 home through a full service real estate agent would lose $18,000 in equity, based on the traditional 6% commission.

ForSaleByOwner.com was acquired in 2006 by Tribune Digital, a division of Tribune Companies, and is based in Chicago.

About AmeriTeam Realty

Launched in February 2007, AmeriTeam is one of the fastest-growing brokerages in Florida and now has hundreds of Realtors serving customers in central Florida. AmeriTeam is based in Orlando with an office in Boca Raton. Broker/owner Alan Randel entered real estate after owning and operating national tour companies.

ForSaleByOwner.com has partnered with AmeriTeam Realty to offer Florida home buyers a 25% rebate on the buyer’s side commission for their home purchase… For the average Florida home purchase, a 25% rebate can approach $1,000.*

*Based on the most recent average sale price of a Florida single family home as reported by the Florida Association of Realtors. Based on some home sellers paying a 2% commission to the agent representing the buyers of their homes. The traditional real estate commission is 6%.

The Buyer Rebate Program is an exclusive partnership between Orlando-based AmeriTeam Realty and ForSaleByOwner.com, which is owned by Chicago-based Tribune Companies, which owns two Florida newspapers, the Sun Sentinel and the Orlando Sentinel.

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SOURCE ForSaleByOwner.com

ForSaleByOwner.com Helps Buyers and Sellers With Free Informational Seminar June 25 in Ft. Lauderdale