Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Forget Cheap eBooks -- Why Selling FSBO Real Estate Should be Your Next Hot SEO Focus. Part 1.

By Kamau Austin, Searchpreneur

Does the mention of real estate immediately conjure images of fast-talking, slick, and not-entirely-reliable real estate brokers in you mind? Do some realtors even seem to actually show off their gift of gab at the expense of selling your property.

While some real estate brokers are very professional and helpful their fees alone can discourage you from wanting to list with their service. For instance a typical house selling for $300,000 will payout the real estate brokers a windfall six percent(6%) sales commission of $18,000!

You can see if the real estate broker sells just 2 or 3 homes a month they will easily gross about $500,000 - $600,000 dollars a year in real estate sales commission. This is a great career for people who are savvy sellers, but do you also feel they actually leave your pockets a lot emptier?

Our real estate is the first and most important investment most of us will ever make. Therefore it may be to your advantage to be able to market your own real estate online.

In our next blog post we will delve deeper into why SEO and Real Estate my be a field you may want to specialize in.