Many buyers and sellers turn to selling by owner as a way of saving Realtor commissions. However, it can be difficult to sell your home by owner and you should consider if you are prepared to do each of the following things. 1. You will have to market and advertise your home and that means more then a sign in the front yard. 2. You will have to hold all the open houses and showings, which means hearing the hard truth about your home from potential buyers. 3. You will have to work through the negotiation process on your own when offers come in. Once you have agreed to sell your home, you will also have to navigate through the closing process. I would encourage you to hire an attorney for just this process to protect yourself and the buyer from any legal issues.