Listed But Not Sold

Listed But Not Sold

There are interested home buyers and experienced real estate agents who will tell you; “there just aren't enough homes available for purchase – demand is exceeding supply”. Yet if you review the homes on the market, many of them have been there for months.

And, if you are one of the homeowners wishing to sell, it has to make you wonder: what do we need to do? Well of course, lowering the price is the most obvious choice; however, having to accept less than market value for your home when demand is exceeding supply just doesn't make sense.

Recently I spent some time reviewing homes for sale in the areas I serve that have been on the market for long periods of time – and many of them were priced right and had been updated – great values!    So how can this happen?

An area that can make the difference is congruence.  I mean congruence from the time the buyer first sees the house until they depart.  Several of these houses were beautiful inside when compared with others in the neighborhood - many of which were needing updating and repairs inside – however, there was no discernible difference on the outside!  

Rather that reducing the price of your home, consider bringing in a real estate professional who is trained in the area of pre-sale preparation. Often times for only a small investment in landscaping or trimming – as an example – the seller is able to get a faster sale and a better return on their investment, rather than just lowering the price.  

If you are looking for ways to get your home sold in less time and are concerned about the return on your investment - your call will certainly be welcomed!   Wayne Wilder, REALTOR™, Certified Home Marketing Specialist JP and Associates REALTORs 214 502-3933


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