Before you proceed, you don't say whether you are looking to rent your home out to students each year (or semester), or if you are looking to sell the home. Big difference here.
If you are looking to rent it out, going through web sites or publications related to the school is definitely your way to go. If you are seeking a buyer, you should investigate web sites and publications likely to be used by the various ethnic groups who comprise the school's student body. See how the price you are seeking compares (or doesn't compare) against local rental costs for students.
If you are open to either a sale or rental, you could promote it as "Rent To Buy" and/or offer seller financing.... more
There are companies out there that will get your home on the MLS and provide limited services for you for a fee. If you want an agent to handle the calls and do the work for you then you need to hire an agent. If you want to handle the calls yourself, you should be prepared to do so and be able to sound professional. You also should not sit back and rely on the MLS to sell the home for you. All you'll get are calls from agents seeking the listing from you instead of bringing you potential buyers. You should have a budget and a plan in place to advertise and market your home in order to attract potential buyers. If you don't want to do the work it takes by yourself, then you are better off to find the right agent for you.... more
Brokers report nearly $25.5 billion in 2013 sales Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 75,517 closed sales during 2013, surpassing the 2012 volume by around 11,000 transactions for an
Builders Ready to Ramp Up Production in 2014 Builders are expected to increase new-home production in 2014, but the sector continues to grapple with several challenges that could hinder its progress,
In Seattle, we are experiencing a massive shortage of houses on the market. We've been in this position for over a year now, but the inventory level are especially small in Ballard. Ballard is a community
If I may ask how are they failing? And at what point? Is it after you have contracted with te buyer? 80% is really high, most Brokers typically will have their client preapproved before they even go out looking at homes.
I would definitely talk with you broker give them the benefit of the doubt, these are possibly even people that are just calling from off the street that want to see the home.
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