Using a broker to sell a home can cost up to six percent of the selling price - in other words, if a house sells for $400,000, sellers can lose up to $24,000. But they'll save that money if they sell the house themselves - and it's not hard to do! Thoroughly revised and scrupulously researched, For Sale By Owner in California takes readers step by step through the entire selling process, from putting the house on the market to transferring the title. Even if they choose to use an agent, this book is a great way to prepare for the home-selling process. They'll learn how to: - choose the best time to sell - advertise widely and inexpensively - sell while buying another house - set the right sale price - screen buyers for financial feasibility - make all disclosures required by law - negotiate with potential buyers - prepare a house for sale - use the internet to sell a home - handle multiple offers - remove contingencies - complete the escrow process The 8th edition of For Sale By Owner in California reflects the most recent changes in the housing market and federal and state laws. It also provides all the forms needed, including: - disclosure forms - sales contract - offer and counteroffer - contingency releases - deeds - second mortgage note - and more All forms come with complete instructions for filling them out.Devine, George is the author of 'For Sale by Owner in California ' with ISBN 9781413304015 and ISBN 141330401X.