Despite what you maybe hearing we
are in a Seller's Market still here locally. That is because
inventory is still at a drastically low level which is driving the price of
some homes up.
Take for example the home I sold
last week in Langhorne. It was an estate and the siblings collectively
worked for a year on the home to prepare it for the market. The home had
been in their family since the 1970's and it took time to got through their
parents belongings and spruce it up a little for the market.
1. Utilized the Coming
- Placed a For Sale Sign with a
"Coming Soon Announcement" out 2 weeks ahead of pictures. The road
got a fair amount of traffic so this was a great tool to drive
- After Professional Pictures
were done the home went into the MLS and EVERYWHERE online as "Coming
Soon" in one week.
-The home had an AWESOME buzz
going. I placed it on the Langhorne Boro
is a Great Place to live Facebook Page as
"Coming Soon.” Wow what a response!
- The home was located just
outside of Langhorne Boro
which is a great little historic town that is walkable. I capitalized on
that with my listing pictures by featuring notable walkable places in the area
from the home. I was trying to sell a lifestyle not just a
The key with my Coming Soon
Strategy is to build demand up for the home. So that we receive inquiries
and generate scheduled showings. And we did exactly that &
2. Demand is THROUGH THE
- Realtors are calling, texting
and emailing me
- Social media was buzzing
- Best of All
we received an OFFER - SITE UNSEEN
- The Sellers decided to let it
hit the market and address all offers after 4 Days.
3. Home Hits the Market
- 50 Showings
- Multiple Offers
- Sellers Desired Settlement Date
- Thrilled with the Price
-No inspections (only a termite
-Person who buys it wants to be able to walk into town.
Lifestyle was a selling factor for them!
bottom line is every home sale is different.
Choose an agent who thinks outside the box to help drive demand up!
Sure every home will sell in this
market BUT you could net more with the right agent!
If you are considering making a
move, reach out to me at 267-397-6291 or TheSwainTeam@gmail.com and
I can give you tips and tricks on how to drive your demand through the ROOF and
Net You the Most!