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Old 05-12-2008, 10:20 PM
 
Location: northeast US
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Nine days on the market and I got a full price offer signed with good terms.

I listened to what the realtors here gave for advice, interviewed several agents, got good comps, and priced it right.

Sometimes stuff works out. Maybe I got lucky, but maybe things aren't as bad as the media says they are. We'll see.
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Old 05-12-2008, 10:24 PM
 
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I think it is bad in certain areas and markets. In the market I am in it was slow the last quarter of last year and the first quarter of this year, but in April it started to pick back up. I am in an area that is growing though. BTW, congratulatons on your success. That is great.

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Old 05-12-2008, 10:33 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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Where are you located? It'd be nice if people would put that in their profiles.
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Old 05-12-2008, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Philly
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Originally Posted by willdufauve View Post
Nine days on the market and I got a full price offer signed with good terms.

I listened to what the realtors here gave for advice, interviewed several agents, got good comps, and priced it right.

Sometimes stuff works out. Maybe I got lucky, but maybe things aren't as bad as the media says they are. We'll see.
Well give us more details than that - where are you? How is your local market? What were the comps? How did you price? etc....
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Wouldn't you like to know?
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Even in the worst of markets the old addages still ring true...

If its in a great location, staged to perfection, & priced ahead of the curve it WILL sell..


congrats
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:23 AM
 
Location: Looking East and hoping!
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Congratulations. We're on 2 weeks, 2 showings, nothing negative. Hope your luck comes this way.
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:43 AM
 
Location: GA
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That's great news!
Houses in my neighborhood are selling that fast when priced well below comps (there were a couple). We're thinking we may have to reduce our price, even though we've had a lot of interest and positive feedback. We want to move on!
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Old 05-13-2008, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Central NC
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9 days!! That's pretty sweet! I think Lady Luck was sleeping in your house. ;-) Congrats!
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Old 05-13-2008, 10:29 AM
 
Location: WNY
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I agree, you sold it because you were realistic, I just had a home listed and is under contract within one week of being on the market. They had it listed previously with another agent who imho overpriced it - apparently, b/c we lowered it a bit and maximized advertising got the job done.....

congrats
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Old 05-13-2008, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Gorham, Maine
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It's not luck and congratulations for forming a phenonemal team with your agent. Assuming this closes properly, consider writing a brief testimonial letter, it will be appreciated.
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