What are the chances that you will be able to sell your home yourself and get the most money possible ? .....why take that chance...!
You are missing a huge chunk of the market when you try and sell your own home....there are buyers currently working with Agents who will never know your home was for sale and so won't come to see your home.
Watch the movie above which explains some of the problems and pitfalls of trying to sell your own home.
Today you can try and sell your own home as well as have a mere posting on the MLS system, the movie talks about that as well.