Selling Your House in a Tough Market: 10 Strategies That Work

Selling Your House in a Tough Market: 10 Strategies That Work

by Ilona Bray, Alayna Schroeder
     
 

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In 2007 there was an average of 8.9 months’ supply of housing inventory in the market (meaning it would take 8.9 months to sell all homes, given an average number of buyers), up from 4.5 in 2005, and between 2005 and 2008, national median housing prices dropped 7.9%. Anyone trying to sell a house or condo in a down market—perhaps due to a job change,

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In 2007 there was an average of 8.9 months’ supply of housing inventory in the market (meaning it would take 8.9 months to sell all homes, given an average number of buyers), up from 4.5 in 2005, and between 2005 and 2008, national median housing prices dropped 7.9%. Anyone trying to sell a house or condo in a down market—perhaps due to a job change, growing family, or financial troubles—who wants to maximize return and sell quickly, should look to Selling Your Home in a Tough Market for the practical and legal information to take concrete steps toward their goal. Written with an understanding of currenteconomy specifics, including the most recent economic legislation, this book covers: Knowing the market and whether the price is right; Hiring the best professionals; How to market and set your house apart from the pack; How and when to consider other options, including renting; Negotiating the sale. And more!

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“An incredible timely and informative book. The tips from experts make it easy to take real action.”  Pat Lashinsky, CEO and President, Ziprealty

Another helpful offering from a company that goes out of its way to provide timely, accurate material.” Tom Kelly, Nationally Syndicated Columnist and Author

“ Like having a dozen real estate experts over for dinner.”  Steve Kropper, President of Bank on Real Estate, Founder of Domania.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413313833
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

What People are saying about this

PAT LASHINSKY
This is an incredibly timely and informative book. The tips from experts make it easy to find and take real action. Everything you need to know from how to prepare for and start the process, to how to work with an agent, to selling strategies, and finally to sealing the deal. A real one-stop guide.In this day when sellers are struggling to sell homes that are no longer appropriate for them, along comes a book that tells the potential sellers exactly what they need to do to successfully compete with all the other homes that are available for sale. A real experts' perspective.
PAT LASHINSKY, Chief Executive Officer and President, ZipRealty
TOM KELLY
"Nolo Press approaches housing issues with the consumer - and costs - in mind. Selling Your House in a Tough Market is another helpful offering from a company that goes out of its way to provide timely, accurate material.
TOM KELLY, Nationally syndicated columnist and author.

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