When you’re shopping for a home, you might encounter certain homes listed as FSBO. Short for “for sale by owner,” these are properties that homeowners are selling on their own, typically to save money that traditionally goes toward a real estate agent’s commission.
But what happens if you, the buyer, are working with a real estate agent—does that mean FSBO homes are off limits? Not necessarily.
Here’s what you need to know about buying an FSBO with a real estate agent.