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Your House Didn’t Sell, Now What? | We Buy Houses Amarillo | 806-359-7653

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

So you decided to sell your house. You listed with a Realtor and your hopes were high. Six months came and went but your house didn’t sell. Now what?
There are many reasons why some homes don’t sell. But it usually boils down to one of three things.

1. Your price was too high. It sounds overly simple but it’s true. The number one reason why your house won’t sell is because it isn’t priced correctly. Some Realtors will tell you a really high value just to get you to list with them. This is a very common tactic. By the time you realize you need a price reduction it’s too late. Your house has been on the market for several months and you missed the golden 30 day window. One of the best ways to tell your house is overpriced is if you are not getting many showings.

2. Your house has something wrong with it. If your house is price correctly and it still didn’t sell you need to look at the house itself. Maybe it needs some general repairs or updating. Maybe it has a strong pet odor. Or perhaps it has a bad floor plan. It could even be something simple like having too much clutter. For every 10 showings you should receive an offer. If your house is showing but no offers there is probably something wrong with your house. You have to figure out what is causing people to not like your house and then fix that problem. If you don’t want to fix the problem you’ll need to lower the price.

3. Your house was not marketed correctly. Using the right Realtor to properly market your house makes a huge difference. Sometimes poor marketing strategies can cause your house not to sell. If you want to know more about this give us a call and we can show you our marketing strategy.

If you have a house that didn’t sell give us a call. We can give you several options. We can make you a cash offer and we can also talk to you about listing the property for you. Even if you don’t want to use us we can still talk strategy and give you some ideas. Call us today at 806-359-7653 or visit us online at We Buy Houses.

Your Home Has 3 Values | We Buy Houses Amarillo | Mitchell Property Group 806-359-7653

Friday, January 5th, 2018

What’s my house worth? That’s actually a tricky question because there are so many variables that need to be considered. Most of the time people talk about things like condition, floor plan, and curb appeal. They forget what I think is probably the most important thing to consider which is TIME. When I’m asked this question my first response is usually “How soon do you need to sell?”

1. 30 day quick-sale value. If you need to sell your home in less than 30 days you are most likely going to need to sell to an investor. It is almost impossible to find a traditional buying who will use bank financing who can close in 30 days or less. You need someone who can pay cash and doesn’t need inspections. This will be the lowest of the three values but it will be the option with the least amount of work and hassles. This option is best for the seller when time is of the essence.

2. 60 day value. In the Realtor world this is still considered a quick sale. In order for your home to sell in 60 days you need to have a contract with a solid buyer within the first 2 weeks. If everything goes right, and it rarely does, it will take about 6 weeks for the average buyer to close on a house. This is due mostly to new banking regulations. You will need to price your house aggressively in order for it to close in 60 days.

3. 90-120 day value. When a Realtor tells you a value, this is what they are talking about. This is the highest value of the three. The more time you have to sell, the higher the value. This means you have enough time on your hands to wait for the perfect buyer at the perfect price.

Regardless of how soon you need to sell we can help. We buy houses in just about any price range or condition. We can buy your house and close in a few days if that’s what you need. Since we are also Realtors, we can also list it for you for top dollar. We are not your typical Real Estate Company that only offers one solution. So the bottom line is this… if you have a house you need to sell you should call and visit with us. We can offer you several solutions based on your situation. Give us a call today at 806-359-7653 or visit us online at What’s My House Worth.

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