pricing: The Reality of Comparable Sales in a Declining Housing Market - 04/16/09 06:05 AM
This post by Diane Aurit in Mooresville, NC is a great example of why it is so important for sellers to price their home correctly.  Not only will buyers be less likely to look at or make an offer on property that is priced over market value, but the appraiser may not be able to find comps to support the price.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxFOR BUYERS:  Buying a Foreclosure, Finding a Home, Loan Info, Tax Credit, Interest Rates
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pricing: Selling Your Home Does Not Have To Be A Mystery! - 02/24/09 05:28 AM
I bookmark especially good Active Rain blog posts for future reference.  I was looking through my "library" of bookmarked posts and came across this one by Bill Gassett that was originally posted late last year.  The material is far from outdated.  Actually, it is even more relevant today.  If your house is on the market now, or you are considering placing your home up for sale, this is a must read.
This post is both informative AND entertaining!  That is the best kind, because information tends to stick with you if you had fun learning it. 

Bill Gassett is a Realtor in the … (3 comments)

pricing: Chasing the Market Can Cost you Thousands! - 01/07/09 03:37 AM
I came across this blog post today about the consequences of not pricing your home correctly when it is first listed.  It is a great explanation of this common occurance  Unfortunately, I have seen it first-hand. 
The expression "chasing the market" is a common real estate term, especially in a declining market.  It is one of those mathematical rules like 2+2=4.  There are always those home sellers that think their home is going to be the exception to the rule. 

If your Realtor has done the research and has shown you the prices of active, sold, and expired comps as well … (0 comments)

 
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