Owner talking with coupleAccording to a profile of home buyers and sellers from the National Association of Realtors, up to 17% of homes are currently sold FSBO.  FSBO is an acronym for “For Sale by Owner,” in other words a sale which takes place without the assistance of a real estate agent.

Real estate continues to be one of the best investments in the world, and these days a growing number of home owners have the confidence to act as their own agents in the sale of property.  Security Settlement Services, Inc. represents purchasers and sellers in all phases of a real estate transaction, from negotiating the purchase agreement to the closing.

While it is possible to save the fees traditionally charged by real estate agents, the responsibilities of the agents remain.  A real estate sales contract or purchase agreement is still necessary, and should take into account contingencies such as financing, home inspection, radon inspection, termite inspection, clear title requirements, and more.  “Contingency” means that unless a particular requirement of the contract is met, the purchase cannot go through.  A financing contingency, for example, may set timelines for the purchaser to have a fully approved loan within so many days of contract ratification.

Other FSBO Concerns

From purchase agreements and disclosure statements to home title insurance, Security Settlement Services, Inc. can aid you in the sale of your property.

A full service title insurance agency, Security Settlement Services, Inc. can assist with:

If you have decided to go the For Sale by Owner route, contact us to request more information and to learn what Security Settlement Services, Inc. can do for you.  We represent purchasers and sellers in all phases of a real estate transaction, from negotiating the purchase agreement to the real estate closing.

Over 15 years of experience in preparing residential closings means you can count on us to keep your interests in mind.  Safeguarding your interests is our mission, and providing you with peace-of-mind is our goal. 

With Security Settlement Services, Inc., you will know the right decisions have been made and the best deal closed.

Legal Practice

The owners of Security Settlement Services, Inc. also provide a full-service legal practice specializing in general real estate matters, commercial and residential leasing, title clearance, easements and rights-of-way, commercial and residential real estate purchase agreements, joint venture, partnership, and LLC agreements, and more, as well as an estate practice representing in the administration of estates, the drafting of wills, inheritance tax issues, power of attorney, and estate audits.

Service Area

At Security Settlement Services, Inc., the areas in which we do business primarily include: Allegheny County, Butler County, Washington County, and Westmoreland County, the Pittsburgh area, Southwestern and Northern PA, including the communities of Bethel Park, Churchill, Edgewood, Fox Chapel, McKeesport, Monroeville, Mount Lebanon, North Versailles, Oakmont, Plum, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Wexford, White Oak, and Wilkinsburg in Allegheny County; Butler, Cranberry, Harmony, Saxonburg and Zelienople, in Butler County; California, Charleroi, Monongahela and Little Washington in Washington County; and Irwin, North Huntingdon, Greensburg, Latrobe, Ligonier, Monessen, Mount Pleasant, New Kensington, Arnold, Trafford, Hempfield, Penn-Trafford, and Unity Township in Westmoreland County.

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Security Settlement Services, Inc. offers Real Estate Settlement Services & Real Estate Closings
in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, southwestern PA.