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The News on Home Listings

According to Housingwatch.com who’s reporting on a Wall Street Journal article, only half of last year’s home listings that went on the market, that’s 500,000 in seven major counties have sold. Redfin Corp., a Seattle-based brokerage firm operating in nine states, says that 53% of the listing tracked in counties like Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, Boston and Phoenix weren’t sold after a year. The data tracks listings not homes.

So instead of tracking how quickly a home sales or how many are sold, Redfin gives a look at the success rate of an agent to sell a home the first-time around or how long before a seller takes the home off the market to either do repairs, upgrades or find another agent. When homes don’t sell fast, the Maryland movers know that many times the owners blame the agents, so that’s why there’s a switch in realtor.

In order to find a professional and reputable realtor, the local Maryland movers suggest you first talk to friends, family and coworkers to see who they have worked with in the past. Get their reviews and follow some of their tips. You can also check out the realtor’s website and find realtors that are licensed and part of associations in your area. With a little bit of research, you can definitely find a realtor that’s right for you. You can also interview a few, ask them about their experience because some of them might be specialized in rental units, some in foreclosures others in certain areas or single-family homes.
 
According to author of “ Avoiding Buyer Remorse”, homes do sell faster the second or third listing around. To get a listing some attention, quality photos are needed and pricing homes on the nines helps too, so if you’re selling remember these tips.

The National Association of Realtors says that 3 months is the time a single listing stays on the market.
 
If you’ve found a listing that you were interested in and ended buying the property, you’re now ready to move in. Just call the All My Sons of Maryland movers for the very best in moving services. We’ll take care of the moving details for you, assemble and disassemble your furniture, help you get settled and provide any other help you need regarding your stress-free move. We can also help you purchase moving boxes, wardrobe boxes and moving kits for a number of various sized-homes. All My Sons of Maryland is licensed and insured and have been in business for a number of years, so you have nothing to worry about.