Selling your House in A Tough Market

Selling your House in A Tough Market

10 Strategies That Work

Book - 2009
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Nolo Press
Sell your house quickly at the best price in any market!

National median home prices dropped 7.9% between 2005 and 2008, and the downward trend shows no signs of slowing. So what do you do if you want to sell your home now, when the getting a good price for your investment seems nearly impossible? If you want to maximize your return and close the deal quickly, Selling Your House in a Tough Market provides the practical and legal steps you'll need to take to reach your goal.

Written with the current market and national economy in mind, this book goes over the specifics that homeowners need to know to make the sale. Whether you're selling your property because of a job change, growing family, or financial troubles, you'll get the information and guidance you need, including:

  • knowing your local market
  • picking the right price
  • hiring the best professionals
  • marketing and setting your house apart from the pack
  • how and when to consider options other than a sale, such as renting
  • negotiating the sale

    Baker & Taylor
    Providing practical and legal information on selling a home in a down market, the authors include the most recent economic legislation and cover such topics as knowing whether the price is right; hiring professionals; how to set a house apart from the pack; how and when to consider other options, including renting; and negotiating the sale. 15,000 first printing. Original.

    Concrete steps to help homeowners who want or need to sell quickly – and at a good price – despite a cold market or low prices.
    In 2007 there was an average of 8.9 months’ supply of housing inventory in the market (meaning it would take 8.9 months to sell all homes, given an average number of buyers), up from 4.5 in 2005, and between 2005 and 2008, national median housing prices dropped 7.9%.Anyone trying to sell a house or condo in a down market—perhaps due to a job change, growing family, or financial troubles—who wants to maximize return and sell quickly, should look to Selling Your Home in a Tough Market for the practical and legal information to take concrete steps toward their goal.Written with an understanding of current-economy specifics, including the most recent economic legislation, this book covers: • Knowing the market and whether the price is right • Hiring the best professionals • How to market and set your house apart from the pack • How and when to consider other options, including renting • Negotiating the sale This book also speaks specifically to people who owe more on their homes than their homes are worth and gives ten concrete steps anyone can take. With Nolo’s straightforward style, it empowers homeowners who might otherwise feel overwhelmed or heavily dependent on professionals to tell them what to do.

  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2009
    Edition: 1st ed
    ISBN: 9781413310351
    Characteristics: 226 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
    Additional Contributors: Schroeder, Alayna 1975-


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