Days on Market - What causes a house to stay on the market? I read a post yesterday by someone who was wondering what was wrong with a house that had been on the market for nearly a year. The post got me thinking about some of the reasons I've encountered as to why homes stay on the market ... » Learn More about Days on Market – What causes a house to stay on the market?
Sellers have unique needs. They take a place that has been their home for sometimes decades, a place full of memories and history, and open it up for other people to critique. This can be a scary step as sellers have to put their life on hold while they keep a spotless house, running out of the house for showings, and waiting with baited breath for feedback that may or may not come. This part of thehousekat.com website will be focused on tips and issues associated with the selling of a home.
Feel free to scan through the pages that follow to find the specific information you are looking for. Or you can click these links for specific topics:
- Selecting a Price Point
- Managing Showings
- Dealing with Offers
- Discount Brokerages
- Words of Encouragement
As always, I am available via 914-419-0270 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional questions or feedback.
Staging your home might be a necessity! “Agents should never try to sell their own homes!” I heard this from more than one source when I was putting my personal co-op on the market. “Agents aren’t objective,” the story went. “Well,” I thought. “This simply is not true for me!!!” Of ... » Learn More about Staging your home might be a necessity
Info for Sellers: Presentation Billy Buyer is excitedly looking at houses today. He wants a colonial with three bedrooms and two baths on Perfect Street. He would like a house that was built in the last 20 years. Also, he wants one that is within his budget. He's ready to buy and would love ... » Learn More about Info for Sellers: Presentation
Warmth is relative! The other day I was walking our dog and the temperatures were in the single digits with a frigid wind blowing. I hurried Halo along as my face was seriously freezing and my nose was numb. Contrast that to Halo, who loves the cold and was bouncing around, investigating and ... » Learn More about Warmth is relative — in life and real estate
Dear Monroe NY Future Sellers: This is an update to my post from a few weeks ago where I indicated available inventory in Monroe was low. It's even lower now! As of February 2016, buyers in Monroe NY have little choice when it comes to finding the right home. As can be seen by the below, ... » Learn More about Monroe NY Future Sellers: Your house is needed!