Why hasn’t that home sold yet?

Have you wondered why great homes just stay on the market and don’t seem to sell? Here are a few reasons why some homes on the Outer Banks haven’t sold yet …. 1.  The home is drawing fewer lookers. When the home is new on the market that is when it draws the most interest. If an agent is saying buyers aren’t showing interest in a home that could mean prospective buyers are waiting for the price to come down before viewing it. 2.  The home is drawing lookers but no offers. If a home has had many lookers come through a home but none have made an offer. Something is off. What are other agents … [Read more...]

Loose lips sink ships

Buying or selling a home can be pretty nerve racking in itself, but there’s no need to shoot yourself in the foot by posting your thoughts and actions on Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, Instagram or Twitter. Many a buyer or seller has put themselves into a sticky situation by posting, “I just put an offer on for $$$, I would be happy to get it for $$$$$!” Guess what – it got around and he’s paying $$$$$ when he may have gotten it for $$$. A seller changes the status from married to single and starts explosive conversations about the soon to be, but not quite yet ex and how quickly they … [Read more...]