The number of homes on the market has increased while the number of buyers has decreased. This makes selling your property in this soft market more difficult, yet some homes still sell. Why? The answer may be the home itself, but usually it is the marketing efforts used to sell the home that makes the difference.
The first thing a prospective buyer sees is the exterior picture of the home. When the leading picture is of something other than the front exterior, most buyers assume there is something wrong with the house. A picture is worth a thousand words and will often dictate whether the written word is read. It is the first thing a buyer will see, so do not leave a negative first impression. Pictures should make the buyer want to see the home in person.
Producing agents don't have the time or inclination to look at every home in their market. With that in mind, agents are more likely to sell a house they have previewed, so sellers need to attract agents. Here are some ways to get agents to look at your home:
If you are not careful you can make an agent, with a buyer, NOT show your home? Here are the top ways to make sure an agent will pass by your house and show another instead: