Entrepreneur wants to make home sales a virtual breeze

Donald Van Dyne puts together a yard sign to be shipped to a customer of his new website for home sales, iGOfsbo.com
Donald Van Dyne puts together a yard sign to be shipped to a customer of his new website for home sales, iGOfsbo.comCredit: Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe

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CHELMSFORD — Donald Van Dyne wants to take real estate brokers out of the process of buying a house.

The Chelmsford entrepreneur recently launched a new website, iGOfsbo.com , which allows residential home sellers and buyers to make online transactions without the assistance of a real estate broker. He thinks the new system will turn the nearly century-old commission-based real estate model on its head.

“This breaks the brokers’ monopoly,” said Van Dyne, a licensed realtor and property manager who moved to Chelmsford about 13 years ago. “You’re still using real estate professionals, but you’re not paying the hefty commission.”

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