The paint job is fresh, and the lush green grass has been cut to a precise two inches long.
The windows are clean and sparkling, the flowers in the garden are colorfully blooming, and the peaceful sounds of birds chirping can be heard in the not-too-far distance.
A perfect scenario this may seem for the person interested in selling a home.
Yet despite all the effort put in to make his house worthy of showing prospective buyers, the owner still finds that he hasn't had any offers put on the table.
In the real estate market today, a house not selling is one of the biggest challenges facing property owners. And, the situation is made worse when the owner has a pressing need, such as a divorce in the family, that creates a matter of urgency to make a sale as fast as time permits.
What is a real estate owner to do if he is experiencing such strife when attempting to find a buyer for his property?
There are certain criteria that can preclude a home from being sold in a timely fashion, parameters that homeowners sometimes overlook which wreak the most havoc on their selling efforts.
Therefore, prior to doing anything else an assessment must be done by the homeowner to ensure that none of the circumstances are present which contribute to a residence being on the market longer than necessary. Read more...