Grapevine - Ottawa For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Grapevine in one of many Ottawa’s For Sale By Owner web sites. It is another option that is available to Ottawa Home Sellers. Selling one of your biggest assets something that should not be taken lightly. Although this could be an option, many sellers still prefer to hire a Real Estate Agent that has the knowledge, experience and time to handle one of your most important assets.

More often than not, even when you are selling privately, a Real Estate Agent will still be involved in the transaction. The big question is: How Much Are You Really Saving?

There are several issues that need to be considered:  Financial, time, and safety.  Is it worth the risk?

Ottawa For Sale By Owner Web Sites

There are a number of real estate web sites in Ottawa that offer homeowners the ability to get more exposure for their homes. Ideally when selling your Ottawa home on your own, you should get all the exposure your can - List on all web sites that allow you the opportunity to do so. Ottawa Realtors have the benefit of Ottawa Multiple Listing system or MLS has greater reach than all For Sale by Owner web sites put together.

Be informed about what you are buying when you list your property on a For Sale by Owner web site:

  • How much Ottawa specific traffic does the site get?
  • How many times a day does your home get viewed?
  • How does the web site advertise their Ottawa Listings?
  • What are the additional tools offered to help sell your home? (ie. 1-800 numbers with recordings, email to friend, etc.)

These all all important points to consider. Make an informed decision and of course, ideally, you should be listing on as many places as possible. If you want some advice, call us at 613-288-9144 or email us at

  • Kijiji
    Kijiji Ottawa is a centralized network of online urban communities for posting local online classified advertisements. It is a subsidiary of eBay launched in March 2005.
  • Ottawa FSBO
    Ottawa For Sale By Owner (FSBO) listing website is helping Homeowners in the Ottawa-Carleton & Hull-Aylmer-Gatineau region to sell their homes privately without paying high real estate commission fees.

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