Why Isn’t My House Sold Yet?

09/02/2012

My House SoldAre you having a hard time selling your home? Is your home up for sale through a realtor? Real estate agents have higher chances of selling homes as opposed to the home owner. If a realtor is having a hard time selling your home, there is definitely something wrong. Tons of people, who can’t sell their home, often go out and spend hundreds of dollars on books, thinking it will help, but in reality it doesn’t. In recent years, many TV channels have aired several shows dedicated to selling homes, buying homes and renovating homes. These shows are very informative, as they provide several tips to selling a home.

In some cases, houses take up to two months to sell. However, if your house is still for sale after being in the real estate market for over two months, you should surely get something straightened out. Now, think about how many people have showed interest in your home. If your home has attracted several people, you know that people are surely interested. Use informational websites and TV shows to learn about the several dozen things you can do. A great technique many real estate brokers use is the following; they walk out of the house, and walk back in, pretending to be a buyer. You should do the same thing, and put yourself in the shoes of buyers.

When looking at your home from the outside, is it presentable? Is the overall appearance of home clean and well suited? Having a clean home is very important. Before selling your home, you should clean the front and back yard, paint the driveway if you can, get your windows and walls cleaned and mow the lawn. If the outside appearance of your home is very clean and tidy, it will surely attract buyers.

In some cases, your pricing may be higher or you may be too strict on the offers you are receiving. Consider the pricing of homes in your area. A great way would be to search online for similar homes in your area. If more than one home in your area is selling for much less, you could think of re-considering your price. However, when selling your home, you should always take into account the amount of money you put into renovations and repairs. If you have completed a large amount of work in the home, you should mention it to interested buyers. Buyers always like it when many things have been fixed and replaced, as it leaves them with less work.

Lastly, ask the buyers or have your realtor ask the buyers for any changes they would have loved to see. A buyer’s word should always be considered, as that is the key to selling your home. If your buyers want to see a much cleaner home, you should definitely work on cleaning out your home. Throwing out the things you don’t need, and by painting your entire home. These minor changes won’t cost you a ton, and it could help sell your home a tad much quicker.

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