About Us

ForSale-ByOwner.com was established in 1999 to support the metro Birmingham, AL housing market.  Our mission is to provide our clients a professional, cost-effective alternative to high-cost realtors.

Meet the Team


Patrick, the founder of ForSale-ByOwner.com meets with all our Birmingham , AL clients personally to discuss the “for sale by owner”  home-selling process and do a professional photo-shoot of their home

Patrick is a graduate of Mississippi State University where he studied Electrical Engineering.  He currently resides in Hoover, AL   Upon graduation he went to work for the IBM Corporation in their Birmingham sales office..  After a three year leave-of-absence serving as a Supply Officer in the US Navy aboard US Inchon (LPH-12) he returned to Birmingham and ultimately retired from IBM.  In 1999 he started ForSale-ByOwner.com after recognizing a need a for a more cost-effective method for Birmingham, AL homeowners to sell their homes.  Patrick enjoys meeting with his clients (many for the first time and many as return clients) and helping them save money and get their homes sold.  When not out meeting clients and photographing their homes Patrick enjoys being with his children and grandchildren, trips to Destin, FL and his  hobby of social dancing.


Amanda is a CPA and a licensed realtor.   Amanda builds all our client Website listings.  She provides local, on-going support for our clients.Amanda graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in accounting.  After graduation she obtained her CPA certification and worked in public accounting for several years.  She joined her father, Patrick, at ForSale-ByOwner.com in 2003.  She currently resides in Hoover, AL (Bluff Park) with her husband and two children.   In her free time, Amanda enjoys reading, hiking, and working out (Zumba!).