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Stress? Reduce it When Selling a Home in This Current Real Estate Market

Sep 17, 2008
Selling a home is stressful. Being forced to sell your house fast can multiply those feelings. If you are being forced to sell your home because of foreclosure, bankruptcy or a nasty divorce, your house may feel more like a financial burden. The constant financial worry can cause you to feel completely overwhelmed making it harder to concentrate on the things that can help you sell your house fast.

Contacting a real estate investment company can save the day. There are also companies who specialize in selling short sales. Research them carefully because of the amount of scams out there when doing short sales. If you are being bombarded with calls from your lender because you are about to lose your home to foreclosure, investors can immediately remove much of the anxiety you are experiencing by taking over the communication with your lender. This can save your credit rating and allow you to move forward. It's good to know that real estate investment companies can offer an alternative in real estate when you need to sell your house fast.

In todays market with inventory at peak levels, your home must be in excellent showing condition just to get traffic to see it. In preparing your home for selling curb appeal remains a significantly important issue. If the grass inst cut, and very discolored, or the trees haven't been trimmed it takes away the very important first memorable impressions your potential buyers have.

In some cases you might have to repaint the exterior part of the house to make it look brand new. Repaint the interior rooms and have the rugs cleaned or replaced if necessary. Check and fix any plumbing,air conditioning or electrical issues. Check the windows,roof for any possible leaks. Once these items are all done your ready to sell your home.

To reduce your stress hire a well qualified Realtor. Doing it by your self in a market like this will just add more and more stress from not knowing the correct price to list your house for but knowing how to market it correctly to get the showings you need to sell it. The average length of time to sell a house in this market is approximately 180-360 days. If your home is not priced correctly you will not get the showings to sell it.

With short sales and foreclosures at all time highs the competition is extreme. Don't wait till you are behind on mortgage payments to list your home, or if you purchased another home and need to sell the one your living in, start selling your old home way before the other home is complete. Follow these simple tips and you will reduce and eliminate some of the stress of selling a home is this very tough Real Estate Market.

Remember the average length of time to sell a home in this current buyers Real Estate Market is between 180-360 days. If your selling a home in the million dollar range that time frame increases to 12- 24 months.
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