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DIY, or don't even try?

Some Syracuse homeowners are skipping the real estate agent in favor of sell-it-yourself sites, with mixed results

Websites like Zillow and For Sale By Owner make selling a home without the help of a licensed real estate agent a tempting prospect, allowing sellers more control over their listings and the opportunity to keep the 6-percent sales commission they’d traditionally have to fork over to an agent. But how likely are houses to sell without the guidance of a full-time real estate expert?


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