Expected Selling Time

November 29, 2017
Selling your Home

It's a fact: Your home will attract the most excitement and attention when it's first listed. And all the buzz simply increases your chance for a quick sale.

 

However, nobody can promise when your house will sell. It could be one day, two weeks, three months – or longer. Some of it depends on these factors:

 

Local and national economic factorsMarket conditionsNumber of comparable homes for sale in your areaWhether or not people are buying new homes, existing homes, or none at all

 

Any or all of these factors can speed up (or slow down) the sale of your home.  No matter the market, here are tried and true tips for selling your home faster:

 

Make it Look Good

Ever see a food commercial that makes you hungry? It looks so good. Presentation, they say, is everything. And so it is with your home. The more appetizing it is, the more likely buyers will bite. Your real estate agent has tips for making your home look – and show – great.

 

Price it Right

Sixty percent of buyers purchase homes at market value–not above it. Price your home at market value and you're likely to see more prospects, which increases your chance for a sale. Let one of our agents help you price it right from the beginning.

 

Market it Well

Reduce the time to sell with proper marketing. Innovative, effective marketing is crucial to improving your sell time. To reach the most possible buyers, a good real estate agent will use a variety of methods to market your home across many different and relevant venues, going beyond traditional methods like print advertising to proven-effective venues like the Web.

With 80 percent of home buyers online, you'll want to be sure you're working with an agent who uses the Internet to sell your home; otherwise, you'll be missing out on a lot of buyers.

 

Marketing is so much more than advertising. It's a complex process that's both art and science. Having technologies and ideas is one thing; knowing how and when to use them is another.

Staci Davis

Staci was raised on a farm in Toppenish, WA where she learned a strong work ethic from an early age. She worked on the farm, was involved in 4-H, attended school, and worked a job to pay her way through college. Staci attended and graduated from Washington State University in Pullman, WA with a major in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising. She worked as a client account manager at a number of advertising agencies that specialized in marketing, branding, media planning, and lead generation. After dedicating 7 years, she decided to pursue a career where she could excel at a rate that matched her level of work and commitment.

 

Staci became a licensed real estate professional in 2009 and has had great success, year after year, at a job she is proud to say she loves!  Today, she continues to utilize her college education and business experience to help each of her clients obtain their real estate goals. She specializes in marketing homes and getting them SOLD with a truly integrated marketing strategy, and also really enjoys helping buyers with one of the largest purchases of their life…a home! She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington & Oregon, and is “Your Key To Real Estate Success”!

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