Ep 64: Reasons Why Your Home Might Not Be Selling

Are you having problems selling your home and can’t pinpoint the reason? Learn about the most common issues that can keep a property from selling as quickly as you’d like.

On This Episode:

A big fear that many people have when selling their home is that it will sit on the market for a long period of time. No one wants to see the house they love not get that same level of attention from potential buyers.

There are many ways to improve your listing and it starts with some basic steps that every seller needs to take. It starts with price and presentation and we’ll expand on those two items. But we’ll also run through a checklist that you can use to identify why your home is having trouble selling.

This episode will also benefit anyone that’s about to list their home and wants to head off any potential problems.

[1:18] – Your property might be too unique for the neighborhood or location.

[2:25] – Geodesic homes

[4:55] – Bad staging

[5:51] – Ugly curb appeal

[7:06] – Sub-par listing photos

[10:59] – The house is listed without a marketing plan.

[12:14] – Not being flexible with showing your home. 

[13:17] – Home isn’t priced correctly. 

[15:12] – A great tool we’ve put together to show you the value of your home.

Colleen Quotes:

There’s two things that affect a home’s sellability and that’s price and presentation. So I would bet I could answer most of the questions whether it’s either price or presentation was the answer.” – Keeping It Real Estate Podcast

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Colleen Benson

Colleen is a licensed Principal Broker in the State of Oregon. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Realtor and has helped build the top Keller Williams team in Salem. Her tremendous team now serves buyers and sellers throughout the Willammette Valley and the Oregon coast. She is the host of the Keeping It Real Estate radio show on 104.3 FM KSLM. The show plays Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm and has been on the air since January of 2019. Don't hesitate to reach out to Colleen if you have any questions about buying or selling real estate in the area!​

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