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A RECIPE to guarantee you wrecked your own house sale
I am seeing a pattern. It starts that Manchester NH area Home Sellers are seeing home selling quick. They want to join the party and sell their home. BUT there is a but. They think they can do it better. They think it is easy. They think they can save money by doing it themselves. They also think they can sell it higher than any one else.
There is a rash of new listings priced so high, never mind waiting for Christmas to sell, they may be waiting for ever.....
Take the home seller who told every agent that came to interview that their house was worth more, why? Because it as there's. Although no homes have sold that high in the neighborhood. That the fact is all homes in the neighborhood are the same age and same size. When agents give her the real value, she decided to sell on her own for a good $40,000 over priced.
Next up was the gentleman who said "he did not need any Realtors, he can sell himself." He looked online and priced his home base don a real estate web site. He put a sign in his yard and waited for the buyers to come. None came. He then went online and ... more
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