If you are trying to selling your home at this point in time, you have probably noticed it is not always so easy! Sales and prices have been dropping over the last 5 years and are still dropping in most of the country. To make matters worse, this is something we can’t expect to turn around over night.
With the current sales pace, it would take 8.6 months to clear out the 3.5 million existing homes listed today.
After hearing all this bad news you may wondering, where is the good news?? Well get happy because here is some good news!
You have to convince your buyers your home is a GREAT DEAL! That means lowering the price, and/or getting someone (perhaps a professional) to make it look nice, and even having your Realtor create a website for the home!
Here are some tips on how to do some of this –
Do not set your price to high. When your house goes on the market it is importantto have a realistic price. It is important to ask your Realtor what homes similar to yours have sold for in the past 3-6 months.
If you are hiring a stager, which is not a bad idea if you can afford it, there are some things you need to do.
About 90% of buyers begin their search on the internet which is why it is a great idea to create a site for you home!