Things To Consider If Your House Didn’t Sell

If the time for selling your house is over, and it didn’t get sold, it’s okay to feel a bit upset. It’s normal to wonder why it didn’t work out. Here are three questions to help you figure out what to do next.

Did You Limit Access to Your House?

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when selling your house is being strict about when potential buyers can visit. It’s important to be flexible with your schedule, even if it feels a bit stressful to drop everything and leave when buyers want to see your home. Having limited access means fewer opportunities for buyers to see it. ShowingTime advises being as flexible as possible with showings.

Some determined buyers might come from far away, and they may not easily change their plans. If you only offer limited times for showings, it could be hard for them.

So, try to make your house available as much as possible to accommodate different schedules. The idea is simple – if no one can look at it, how will it sell?

Did You Make Your House Stand Out?

When you’re selling your house, remember the saying: you only have one chance to make a good first impression. It’s not just about how you arrange things inside; the outside matters too. Make your home’s exterior look good by enhancing the landscaping. This boosts your home’s curb appeal and leaves a positive impression right away.

An article from U.S. News emphasizes the importance of this, stating, “If people drive by but aren’t interested enough to walk through the front door, you’ll never sell your house.”

 

 

But it’s not just about the front door; you should continue making a good impression inside. Clear out personal items and reduce clutter so that potential buyers can imagine themselves living there. Also, consider giving the house a fresh look with a new coat of paint or a thorough floor cleaning. These small efforts can make a big difference for potential buyers.

Did You Price Your House at Market Value?

Setting the right price is crucial. Although it might seem tempting to increase the price for more profit, overpricing can push away potential buyers and slow down the selling process. Forbes points out, “Pricing a home too high could lead to a slower sale or force the seller to drop their price.”

If your house is priced higher than similar ones, it may discourage buyers, leading to a longer time on the market. Listen to feedback from people attending open houses and showings. If you consistently hear the same concerns, it might be wise to consider lowering the price.

To navigate these decisions, it’s valuable to have a reliable real estate agent. A good agent can provide expert advice, including effective strategies for relisting your house to ensure a successful sale.

Find out why Kaya Homes is the leader in Long Island Real Estate and are your go-to realtor in the Lynbrook, Oceanside, Malverne, Hewlett, Valley Stream, East Rockaway, Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Baldwin, North Woodmere, Woodsburgh, Hewlett Neck Hewlett Harbor, Bellmore,Wantagh,Merrick and Freeport area.

Bottom Line

Feeling disappointed when your listing has expired and your house didn’t sell is completely normal. Let’s connect to figure out what happened and discuss the necessary changes to get your house back on the market.

Find out why Kaya Homes is the leader in Long Island Real Estate and are your go-to realtor in the Lynbrook, Oceanside, Malverne, Hewlett, Valley Stream, East Rockaway, Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Baldwin, North Woodmere, Woodsburgh, Hewlett Neck Hewlett Harbor, Bellmore,Wantagh,Merrick and Freeport area.

Bottom Line

Feeling disappointed when your listing has expired and your house didn’t sell is completely normal. Let’s connect to figure out what happened and discuss the necessary changes to get your house back on the market.

Find out why Kaya Homes is the leader in Long Island Real Estate and are your go-to realtor in the Lynbrook, Oceanside, Malverne, Hewlett, Valley Stream, East Rockaway, Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Baldwin, North Woodmere, Woodsburgh, Hewlett Neck Hewlett Harbor, Bellmore,Wantagh,Merrick and Freeport area.

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