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I listed my dad's house on Monday afternoon...on Thursday I had 2 offers....very solid offers....I accepted one of them yesterday and am scheduled for a July closing.

My dad passed away a few months ago, the house has been vacant for a year while he was here in a nursing home. The house is 500 miles from me, so I was only able to empty it out. It is a great house in a wonderful location. Ugly carpeting and wallpaper...sold "as is"

I had it appraised and then listed it 20% under appraised price= SOLD!!!

I refused to do the price drop after price drop after price drop. I knew if I didn't sell within the first 30 days, it would sit on the market for a year....my DH REALLY disagreed with my decision.....so glad I didn't listen to him Smile

I am so happy I took a huge risk at the pricing....it is in a VERY financially depressed area so I know my buyer pool would be EXTREMELY small....I am thrilled....so is the buyer!

I also buried "the statue" so, maybe it wasn't the pricing at all Smile

j

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Posts: 1673 | Registered: Apr 07, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Aww, josie, very sorry to hear about your dad--I remember reading some previous posts--but am happy that you sold the house.
 
Posts: 6052 | Registered: Feb 08, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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just josie, Smart lady and congratulations ~ hope the closing goes smoothly. Cool
 
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Wonderful! I also found that a lower than expected price helps with a faster sale.. At least in this area. My realtor say price is king.

Hope all goes well with the closing.
 
Posts: 6720 | Location: North MN & Northern AR | Registered: Oct 01, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Congrats!
Seems the ones that just sit, are the ones that are NOT priced right for the current market.
 
Posts: 9428 | Location: Plains & Mountains | Registered: Jun 08, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Smart decision because of mileage.

I am still holding on to my Dd's house renting out until full blown sellers market returns in our area..mainly because it located in my same city.
 
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