For Sale By Owner Inc. Real Estate in Canada - About Us

Here's Why Sellers & Buyers Trust ForSaleByOwner.ca

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"This is a great web site for DO IT YOURSELVES owners. The instructions are easy to follow, thanks to help from Rob. (I had lots of answers to my queries). I think if I were to do it again, I will pay just a small fee to get an estimated price for my real estate... all on the FSBO website, well worth it. I saved $12,000+ for doing this sale myself rather then through a realtor. Hurray! That is..." (click to read full testimonial)


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"Rob and Chris were very helpful getting us up and running. Open house listings were updated quickly and phone calls and/or emails were always returned promptly. All and all a great experience."


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"A total success! A really good deal! For Sale By Owner is an excellent selling system. We saved over $25,000.00 in commissions. We just bought a new Motorhome with the money we saved. Thank you For Sale By Owner!"


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"If you're prepared to work for it, very worth one's while. Lots of traffic and many savvy buyers."


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"Wow, we loved For Sale By Owner. We listed our 3 season Haliburton cottage early in October hoping to sell by the summer. And sell it did. I learned so much and enjoyed the process and so did the potential buyers. We got many real estate agents showing our cottage, too! In the end, the buyer contacted us directly, so we saved a good $23,000 on fees. For Sale By Owner is an excellent service...." (click to read full testimonial)


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"Excellent service, very quick, great value!"


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"This is a good alternative to using a realtor, saved thousands and the support from FSBO was top notch."


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"This has been our 7th home sold through FSBO for over 30 years. People do not be scared off by the TV ads, you have an amazing support team to assist you in selling your home on your own. Thanks again"


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"This was so much easier and better than expected. We are now able to take the extra money that we saved and put it into our new home we are building. It's so nice to have this option so you can put the extra money from YOUR home into YOUR new home!!"


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"This was the easiest & most satisfying way to to sell our home! I highly recommend this website! The help available is awesome!"


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"Great service. FSBO called to make sure we had received showing requests that were emailed. We paid realtor 1.5% of selling price and posted that on Realtor.ca so it made all dealings with them seamless. Buyers appreciated knowledge transfer directly from us as owners. Overall great experience."


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"Chris Mooney, our FSBO agent was extremely helpful and always responded in a prompt manner to all our questions. Will use the services of FSBO in the future again!"


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"The process is a lot less complicated than one might think. Many people tried dissuading us from doing it but we stuck to the plan and did it in three weeks. Give it a try and you won’t regret it. Just do your homework, plan properly and use common sense."


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"This was easy to set up and the team at ForSaleByOwner.ca were great to work with."


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"When we decided that were we going to sell on our own, we posted it on the local buy/sell sites with not much activity, but once we listed with FSBO and got on the MLS service that's when we got the most activity and sold the house within a couple of weeks. The team at FSBO were very helpful and answered all our question or concerns in a very timely manner. I would use them again and recommend..." (click to read full testimonial)


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"Access to the local Real Estate board members was a great assist to the sale of the home, For Sale By Owner did everything as promised and the staff were very helpful. Would recommend."


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"Selling privately was great, no shortage of buyers!"


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"Nice and easy way to list the property. Thanks for the help with the listing."


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Welcome to For Sale By Owner Inc. - Home of Canada's Original FSBO Company!

The ForSaleByowner.ca website is owned and operated by For Sale By Owner Inc., which was started in Edmonton, Alberta in 1997 by a small group of Canadians who believed that the vast power of the Internet would eventually revolutionize the way that people bought and sold real estate in Canada, and the world. Today, the website features hundreds of new up-to-date real estate listings every month from private sellers throughout Canada, many who are also using the REALTOR.ca posting service provided through this website.

For Sale By Owner Inc. is not a full service real estate agency. We are the original & true For Sale By Owner company, AND we also list private sellers' properties on the MLS® System through a network of exclusive Canadian Real Estate Brokerages. This is all accomplished using our propitiatory online format that is user-friendly, allowing buyers and sellers to come together to buy and sell real estate throughout Canada, and the whole world without any restrictions.

If you are looking to sell privately, check out the Seller Info page for helpful information regarding our flat fee posting options.

MLS Postings Canada

We Offer Flat Fee Postings on REALTOR.ca!

Make For Sale By Owner Inc. your gateway to posting your property on the MLS® System and REALTOR.ca in Canada using our new flat fee listing service. Local board exposure is available in most major markets!

Click here for more info!

Since its original launch in May 1997, ForSaleByOwner.ca has assisted thousands of Canadians through the process of buying and selling hundreds of millions of dollars of real estate property.

We also feature home builders, banks, mortgage companies, lawyers, and other real estate related businesses throughout the site. This gives our users access to relevant services while they are using our website. If you are thinking of selling on your own you will most likely require some of the services we are showcasing here. Our goal is simple - we want to provide you with valuable resources that will help you buy or sell your next property more successfully.

For Sale By Owner Inc. website assists independent sellers by increasing their exposure from a local market to a nation-wide market, with the potential of a worldwide audience as well. Each property listed here has an equal chance of being sold, as long as it is priced properly and has been adequately prepared for the sale. Truth be told, the ability to independently market real estate property has been dramatically enhanced with the explosion of the internet into most Canadian households and businesses. There has never been a better time to sell privately, and For Sale By Owner Inc. is definitely the place you want to be online! In many markets throughout Canada, a growing percentage of homeowners are now marketing their home as "For Sale By Owner."

The For Sale By Owner Inc. website is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Potential buyers can get contact information or leave a message on the site for you through emails that we direct to you, or by telephone using your contact information. You can help by leaving a message on your answering machine that tells interested buyers about your virtual show home. Be sure to mention the web address www.ForSaleByOwner.ca and your Listing ID. This way, even when you are not home, individuals will be able to visit our site and preview your property.

Prospective buyers who are not local to the area rarely have the time to contact owners directly in person due to travel constraints. The For Sale By Owner Inc. website will allow anyone to view your home through pictures, video, sound files, text and graphics, from the comfort of their own home or office. They can narrow down their selections by using ForSaleByOwner.ca and then contact the seller from anywhere in the country, or even the world.

Now, with the ability to post your property on the REALTOR.ca website through ForSaleByOwner.ca, you have all the tools you need to sell your home quickly, and much more cost effectively.

Take advantage of your online listing by clicking here to get started today!

If you want to talk to us over the phone, please use our toll-free number at 1-800-831-3726 extension 101 and call us anytime.

Good luck selling your home!

- For Sale By Owner Inc.