Manage Your Free For Sale by
Owner Center.com Listing
We use your email address as a secure method for you
to edit your listing. This method is safer than a log-in window and providing a
password, as you are the only one with access to the email address you
Below are simple instructions on how to edit your free real estate listing on
ForSalebyOwnerCenter.com. The instructions are seperated into 5 sections:
Getting Started, Confirm Your Listing, Editing, Photos and Status Change.
We suggest that you take a moment to read this entire page to familiarize
yourself with our system and enable you to easily manage your for sale by owner
Getting Started - Your Encrypted Email Confirmation
In order to edit you for sale by owner listing you must have your encrypted
email confirmation that was sent to the email address your originally provided.
If you have not received this email or deleted it by accident, you may request
another copy by entering your listing ID number in the form below and
immediately checking your email.
Your listing ID is about half way down your listing page on the left side and
is a 5 digit number. Here is an example of what to look for: "FSBO listing
Set your email account rules to allow emails from the
If you have done so and you have not received an email with the subject
line: "Confirm Your For Sale by Owner Center Listing" from us you may want to
check your "Spam" folder as it may have been diverted there by your spam
Note: Hotmail email addresses appear to be a problematic due to the
spam filter technology used.
Tip: It's important to check your email daily as we have noticed that
the majority of home buyers are inquiring late at night via email. The sooner
you respond to email inquiries that better chance you have selling your home
for sale by owner.
If you still have not received your encrypted email confirmation, please feel
free contact us.
Confirm Your Listing on For Sale by Owner Center.com
Once you have your email from us, click on the encrypted link in the middle of
the email to access your for sale by owner listing management window. The
encrypted link will look as follows:
Step 1: Click on button
to "Confirm" your listing.
Note: If you have not done this, you will not be able to edit
your listing, as you will notice that the "Update" buttons are not active. You
may need to log out and log back into your listing management window to
activate the listing "Update" functions dependant on your cache settings. You
may also attempt to refresh the window to activate the listing.
Editing Your FSBO Listing
Now that you have completed the steps above, access your listing management
page by clicking the encrypted link provided via email to edit your FSBO
Step 1: Make changes to your FSBO listing
and click any button.
You may edit your price, description, photos, anything.. Once completed you may
click any of the buttons
to save the changes. After pressing the update button you must wait a few
moments until the page automatically changes to your actual listing page for
you to view your new changes. Exiting before this will not save changes.
Edit Listing Photos
Photos are the single most important thing you can do to your add to
help it get sold. Be sure to add all 6 photos. According to 2006 survey by the
California Association of REALTORS, 89% of home buyers indicated that property
photos was the most important information
they used when deciding which property listings they where going to visit.
Access your listing management page using your encrypted email confirmation as
Step 1: Use the
to locate the photo(s) on your computer you wish to add.
Step 2: Click the
button to save the photo(s) to your online listing.
Important: You must wait until the photos are imported from your
computer onto the ForSalebyOwnerCenter.com server. This may take a few moments
dependant on the number and size of your photos, as well as your internet
connection speed. You will know it's completed once the window changes and you
see your updated FSBO listing page with the new photos.
Common Photo Questions
Wrong Photo: If you uploaded the wrong photo, simply use the browse button and
locate the correct photo, press update and this will replace the existing
Photos Will Not Load: This is typically because your photo size is too large.
If the photo is larger than 1200kb (1.2 megs) it will not load. Please reduce
the size of your photo using any photo editing program. The smaller the photo
size the faster it will load.
Photo is Streched or Squished: This may be because your original photo size is
too small, under 400 X 300 or you have it loaded a "vertical" format
See our digital photo optimization guide for more information on photos.
Changing Property Status - Sold, Pending, Delete
You may change the status of your listing anytime. Use your encrypted
email to access you listing management page.
Once you have accessed this page, you will see the following three buttons used
to change the status of your listing.
Step 1: Select the appropriate
listing status button and wait a moment for window to change.
Step 2: Follow status change instructions
and click the button.
Tip: If you have entered into escrow but your transaction is not
complete, we suggest that you change the status to "Pending" so that you
continue to receive inquiries and prepare "back-up" offers until your
transaction is complete.
Note: Selecting "Delete" will remove your listing, phone number and
email address from the search function of our database. Your listing may
continue to appear in search engines until they have renewed their index.
Trouble or Suggestions
If you questions, suggestions or trouble, please feel
free to email us! Your input is how we continue to make
ForSalebyOwnerCenter.com even more user friendly.
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