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The House Sold In One Day..Yet it Took 4 Months of Preparation

This is an awesome blog post by Ginny Lacey Gorman, a Realtor® who specializes in Rhode Island oceanfront, waterfront and luxury homes.  In her post, Ginny points out that her sellers' house sold in ONE DAY, but that 4 months of worthwhile work went into getting the house READY for the market.  

Charlotte Home Sellers who want to maximize their net proceeds and sell quickly should listen to their Realtor's® advice BEFORE going on the market.  It makes all the difference!  Thanks Ginny!

The House Sold In One Day..Yet it Took 4 Months of Preparation

When a home is listed on the real estate market and gets into contract in just one day it means a lot of different things to many people.  Comments like: wow, were you smart home sellerslucky, good for you, you must have priced it low, lucky to find a buyer to buy at that price, the market is up, etc.
But the truth is the house gets into agreement because the right home buyer is there at the perfect time with a house in exemplary condition in the right neighborhood at a good price point.  Yet it truly does not sell in one day and that is what all these real estate agents do not understand as well as the neighbors.  No, it took 4 months of consistent work, upgrades, maintenance to make this home show ready for that initial day  it was presented to the market.  
Kind of like a debutante coming out in all her finery (do they really still do this?) to the world to see...in the right place, in the best condition and ready to be seen.  Yes, this house was show ready and it actually is priced higher than other Realtors who had competed for this listing said they would price it at.  So I know it was not the price.  It was the belle of the ball in the real estate market in its price range.  But remember it took many months of work by the home sellers for the home to get to this point.
It makes all the difference when home sellers listen well to their agent on all points.  In this case, in this RI real estate market it made the difference in a quick home sale or a longer one.  So did this home really sell in one day?  Well the home sellers know differently but they'll never tell and only their real estate agent knows for sure!


Ginny Lacey Gorman is your go to Rhode Island waterfront real estate listing agent for North Kingstown RI real estate and beyond…knowing the geographic area, schools, happenings and important tidbits of local information.  Email her at ginny@RiHouseHunt.com to make an appointment to discuss your real estate needs today.


Waterfront, oceanfront, luxury and coastal Rhode Island real estate are my specialty but all of RI is my backyard.  So feel free to search for RI Homes for Sale.  When you are in need of a real estate specialist for your buying, selling or relocating needs and an internet savvy Realtor® who sells houses in this real estate market call Ginny at 401.529.7849.

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Ginny L. Gorman, a purveyor of Fine RI Waterfront Real Estate   

Specializing in waterfront, ocean front, vacation, coastal and luxury homes for sale in North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett, Jamestown, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Exeter, West Greenwich RI and beyond ...  I sell dreams!  Because there is no place like home...the RI Realtor in the Sparkly Red Shoes.


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Comment balloon 1 commentMelissa Brown • May 13 2014 09:02AM


thanks for the re-blog Melissa...it is all about prep work & pricing well.

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) almost 5 years ago

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