8 Steps to Buying a Short Sale
I bought my last house and also sold it FSBO. For me, both ends of the process were simple and relatively hassle free.
I advertised in the paper once a week and had an open house every Sunday for about three weeks. I also had an FSBO sign in the front yard that I would put balloons on (for attention) when I had the open house. It sold quickly.
The cost of an attorney to go over the paperwork was MUCH less than the price of a relator. I bought one of those ready-made packages from the nearest office store, read it over and made a few changes to it. Then I had the attorney look it over. I think it saved some money having the attorney just look over the document and make changes rather than having him create the entire thing.
When I decide to move out of my current house, I will definitely go FSBO again.