Tips for Selling Hard to Sell Homes

Source: DaveRamsey.com

Some homes are tougher to sell than others, and Dave Ramsey has some good advice on how to get from “For Sale” to closing.

Is 2014 your year to sell your home? According to the National Association of Realtors, it just may be. Although sales have slowed somewhat as mortgage rates increase, homes are spending fewer days on the market compared to this time last year.

If you’ve been waiting—and waiting—for your home to sell, maybe it’s time to dig a little deeper to find out why. There are plenty of reasons houses don’t sell. You might not have control over the housing market, but these problems are absolutely within your power to fix.hard to sell homes

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Five of the Top 10 “In Demand” Housing Markets are in California

Source: MSN Real Estate

Even as temperatures stay cold, the housing market continues to stay hot — at least in some areas.

The inventory of unsold U.S. homes dropped from 1,846,155 in November to 1,731,017 in December, Realtor.com said in a report. In fact, housing demand for the full year 2013 was quite higher than the previous year, Realtor.com said.

The following 10 metropolitan statistical areas boasted the shortest “median age of inventory” in December — meaning that listed homes sold here the quickest.SF skyline houses

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