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For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Selling your home to a friend or relative?  Already have a buyer for your home?  Buying a home direct from the owner?  Found a home to buy and already agreed on the price?  Looking to pay no commission?

Kristina Reed is both a real estate broker and an attorney.  Coupling her real estate home sale know-how with her legal expertise, Kristina Reed provides both sellers and buyers in a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) transaction peace of mindHiring a real estate attorney to handle a direct sale will ensure that the contract is drafted correctly and that all legal requirements are metFor a flat fee, Kristina Reed will efficiently facilitate the sale to close, saving you the cost of commission to a real estate agent.

Seller Facilitation Services

  • Review the Offer and prepare all California Association of Realtor forms to either accept or counter the Offer
  • Provide all required Seller disclosure forms to Seller, including Seller Transfer Disclosure Statements and Supplement, Seller Property Questionnaire, Natural Hazard Disclosures, lead paint disclosures, smoke detector and hot water heater bracing disclosures, and any other disclosures required
  • Provide legal guidance to Seller to complete the disclosures as required by law
  • Direct escrow to order the Natural Hazard Disclosure Report and home warranty if provided by seller (cost for home warranty and Natural Hazard Disclosure Report is not included in the Fee)
  • Review of the preliminary title report to ascertain additional seller disclosure issues and advise on any potential issues
  • Set dates for performance of seller and buyer obligations and for release of those obligations
  • Coordination with escrow and review of closing statement

FEE: $2,500.00

Buyer Facilitation Services

  • Prepare Offer and any required Addendum(s) on California Association of Realtor forms
  • Review with Buyer all required Seller disclosures including Seller Transfer Disclosure Statements and Supplement, Seller Property Questionnaire, Natural Hazard Disclosures, lead paint disclosures, smoke detector and hot water heater bracing disclosures, and any other disclosures required
  • Provide legal guidance to Buyer throughout the transaction
  • Open Escrow and Order Preliminary Title Report
  • Review of the Preliminary Title Report and consultation with Buyer about the report and aspects of title insurance
  • Setting dates for performance of seller and buyer obligations and for release of those obligations.
  • Coordination with escrow and review of closing statement

FEE: $2,500.00


Client Reviews
★★★★★
Kristina was amazing for all aspects of our FSBO. Super smooth process, worked hard to get our tight framework met. Highly recommend!! Barbara C.
★★★★★
Kristina Reed handled the legal work of creating a corporation for my photography business in the state of California. She was extremely professional to work with and very prompt in her response times. She explained everything in language I could understand and helped me navigate the process smoothly from start to finish. I was very happy with her services and will definitely return to her for any future needs! Amy W.
★★★★★
As the co-owner of a small business, the process of selling assets was overwhelming. It was great to have [Kristina Reed's] advice throughout every step of a very demanding and hectic process. We were very pleased with [Kristina Reed's] class, focus and approachability. [Kristina Reed] always acted as a valued associate to the company and became a reliable advisor. Furthermore, we thank [Kristina Reed] for [her] calm encouragement when it was most needed would recommend [her] expertise unequivocally. Todd S.
★★★★★
I reached out to Kristina to assist with drafting some contractual real estate paperwork, and was not disappointed. She provided a prompt response and was very helpful in accommodating my request. Her expertise ensured a thorough conclusion. I would gladly recommend Kristina to other individuals needing real estate expertise. Stephen R.