Why Your House Didn’t Sell

If your house didn’t sell and your listing ended, you might be a bit frustrated. You’re probably also wondering 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 when selling your house is limiting when potential buyers can see it. It’s crucial to be flexible with your schedule, even if it feels a bit stressful to drop everything for a showing. Restricting access means fewer chances for buyers to notice your property.

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ShowingTime recommends being as flexible as possible with showings. Some determined buyers may come from far away and can’t easily change their plans if you have limited showing times. So, try to make your house available as much as possible. It’s straightforward – if no one can see it, it’s hard to sell.

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Did You Make Your House Stand Out?

When you’re selling your house, remember the saying: you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Making the outside of your home look good is just as important as setting up the inside. Improve your home’s curb appeal by sprucing up your landscaping to create a positive impact from the start. As an article from U.S. News points out: “If people drive by but aren’t interested enough to walk through the front door, you’ll never sell your house.”

 

However, the impact shouldn’t stop at the front door. Inside, remove personal items and reduce clutter to give buyers the freedom to imagine themselves in the home. Also, a fresh coat of paint or clean floors can make a big difference in refreshing a room.

Did You Price Your House Right?

Choosing the right price is crucial when selling your house. While it might be tempting to set a higher price for more profit, overpricing can drive away potential buyers and make it difficult to sell quickly. Business Insider points out, “The biggest mistake sellers make is overpricing their home.”

If your house is priced higher than similar ones, it might discourage buyers. Pay attention to the feedback your agent gets during open houses and showings. If many people are saying the same thing, consider lowering the price.

 

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

Bottom Line

Feeling disappointed when your house listing expires without a sale is completely normal. Let’s connect to understand what went wrong and discuss potential changes or reconsiderations to get your house back on the market successfully.

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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