What does FSBO stand for?

For sale by owner

In online marketplaces and forums, FSBO stands for "for sale by owner." FSBO items are sold by their owner instead of a business or third party.

Most commonly, FSBO refers to a house or other piece of real estate that's being sold by its owner, as opposed to a realtor. However, people may also mark cars, boats, RVs, and other high-ticket items as FSBO to let buyers know they'll be dealing with the item's owner rather than a salesperson.


2010 Ford Mustang, runs perfect, smells like new, $19,000 FSBO
Some FSBO listings are more reliable than others
Some FSBO listings are more reliable than others

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Updated September 19, 2022

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