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How to Sell a House Fast in a Slow Real Estate Market: A 30-Day Plan for Motivated Sellersby William Bronchick
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"Stop fretting about selling in a soft market. It's not IF you can sell your house that matters . . . it's WHAT you should do (and NOT do) to get it sold quickly. And Bill nails the WHAT in this must-read book."
—Alexis McGee, author and publisher of foreclosures.com
"This great book shows sellers how to move their property in today's softer markets. VERY creative and right-on for sellers to sell quicker and for more money."
—Wendy Patton, bestselling author and real estate broker
"Brilliant advice for selling your house fast for the best possible price."
—Gary Licata, appraiser and author
SELL YOUR HOUSE EVEN WHEN THE MARKET'S DEAD!
Stop sweating! You can find a buyer for your home and you can get a good price, even when the market is down and your mortgage is up. All you need is a good plan and the motivation to make it happen for yourself. You can't just sit back and wait for a buyer. You have to go out there and find one.
In this practical, life-saving guide, real estate wiz William Bronchick offers a proven plan for finding a buyer using aggressive marketing techniques, advertising, repairs and upgrades, home staging tactics, and a wealth of other creative, effective strategies. It's time to stop whining and start doing something different. You can take control of the process and win. Here's how:
This comprehensive, practical guide comes complete with real-world examples, as well as resources, checklists, and forms that make selling simple, fast, and profitable. If you've got the guts and the drive to do it yourself, this is the ultimate guide for getting the best price possible—fast.
Book News Annotation:
Written by an attorney and a real estate broker, who are both also real estate investors, this guide encourages homeowners needing to sell quickly to research their competition in the market, price their house effectively, fix any repairs correctly, and prepare for the open house. The advantages of owner financing and the three keys to successful negotiation are explained. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The real estate market is freezing up and it has become difficult to sell a house. But is there something you can do about it? Dropping the price until you get it sold it one way to do it. Real Estate guru William Bronchick has a better solution - SELL the house. It’s amazing that even in a difficult market, most sellers don't selltheir houses. They advertise houses, they list houses, but they don't SELL houses. In a good market you can rest on your laurels, but in a soft market you have to be willing to do something different. Stop whining about the slow market and start SELLING your house! This book explains how to use all the strategies at your disposal when you want to sell your home in a tough market, including:
In a slow real estate market, selling your house can be difficult– especially if you owe more on your mortgage than your house is worth. In times like these, it's not enough to simply list your home and wait; you actually have to sell your home. This practical, important book shows you how to use marketing techniques, advertising, repairs and upgrades, home staging, and other creative, effective tactics to get your house sold fast— no matter how bad the market is.
About the Author
William Bronchick is CEO of Legalwiz Publications, as well as an attorney, entrepreneur, speaker, and coauthor of the bestselling book, Flipping Properties. He is also cofounder and President of the Colorado Association of Real Estate Investors. For more information, please visit www.legalwiz.com.
Ray Cooper is a real estate broker and investor with over twenty years and 1,500 successful real estate deals under his belt.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Attitude Is Everything in a Down Market.
CHAPTER 2 How to Research Your Competition and Learn Your Market.
CHAPTER 3 The Secret of Effectively Pricing Your House for a Quick Sale.
CHAPTER 4 Preparing to Show Your House for Sale—You Only Get One Chance to Make a Good First Impression.
CHAPTER 5 The Best Offense Is a Good Defense—Getting Your Information Organized.
CHAPTER 6 Choose the Right Agent or Sell It Yourself—Which Is Right for You?
CHAPTER 7 Owner Financing—Your Secret Weapon in a Soft Market.
CHAPTER 8 The Right Way to Do an Open House.
CHAPTER 9 Negotiating the Deal—You’ve Got a Buyer, So Don’t Blow it!
CHAPTER 10 It’s Been Several Months and It Hasn’t Sold—Try the Round-Robin Auction Method!
CHAPTER 11 Help, My House Is Worth Less than I Owe!
CHAPTER 12 Review and Action Plan.
APPENDIX A: COST OF VARIOUS PROFESSIONALS.
APPENDIX B: CHECKLIST OF REPAIR/REPLACEMENT ITEMS.
APPENDIX C: COMPS SHEET ANALYSIS FORM.
APPENDIX D: STAGING CHECKLIST.
APPENDIX E: SAMPLE ADS AND SIGNS FOR LEASE/OPTION OR OWNER FINANCING.
APPENDIX F: OPEN HOUSE SIGN-IN SHEET.
APPENDIX G: ROUND ROBIN BID SHEET—CASH SALE.
APPENDIX H: ROUND ROBIN BID SHEET—OWNER FINANCED SALE.
APPENDIX I: STATE-BY-STATE LIST OF COMMONLY USED SECURITY LIEN.
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