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Craig Summers’s Tips to Getting Any House in to Sell Quickly

Posted by Craig Summers on February 20, 2007
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Houses sometimes fly off the market in just weeks. Other times they sit there for months. What is it that makes the difference? In this article, I’ll reveal several tips to help you sell your house quickly, based on years of experience in the area.

Tip #1 – Have a Price in Mind

To sell a house in quickly, sometimes you may have to accept a lower offer. The time vs price dilemma is an old one indeed.

How willing are you to sacrifice a high buy price for a fast sale? Before you embark on selling your house, you should have a good idea of what price you will and won’t accept.

Tip #2 – Get a Home Inspection

Most buyers will request a home inspection anyway. If you’re going for the fast sale, it’ll speed things up quite a bit to have a home inspection in hand already.

Tip #3 – Have great staging

Staging is the process of making your house look as appealing as possible. This includes steam cleaning all the carpets, wiping down the floors, scraping the tiles and so on.

When the buyer walks in, their first impression should be that your house is sparkling clean. If a house is clean, you’re presenting the house as something that’s worth a lot of money. If the house is dirty, you’re presenting the house as something that can be bargained for.

Tip #4 – Good Marketing

It’s important to get as many potential buyers into your house as possible. This means you must have great marketing.

A good real estate agent will know how to market a home in because they’ve done it many times before. Your agent should be utilizing a range of effective tactics to ensure your house gets sold as quickly as possible.

There is a lot of free information available to you about selling your house in the market. For complete information about the real estate including current homes for sale, property values and more please visit the most complete website online dedicated to everything real estate, at Please feel free to contact me with any of your real estate or mortgage related questions and I will be more than glad to answer your questions. Call me on my cell at 404 374 1620 or email me at

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