Getting Your Home Sold Is More Than Pretty Pictures

Dated: 04/27/2019

Views: 117

Image title



In this recent Team Webster case study, a previous Realtor listed this house for $300,000.  No attention to staging, no attention to photography and no attention to pricing correctly in the neighborhood. The house was also a resale in a neighborhood that still offered buyers new construction options. That alone can be tough competition! The previous agent did one price reduction ($295,000) and after 144 days on market seller withdrew the listing. One other fact…Team Webster was invited to list the house initially, but the seller wanted a price we felt was too high and also wanted a discounted commission; which would not allow us to offer the services we provide...so we walked away. 

Image title


Life goes on and to our surprise the seller called and asked if we would still consider listing the house.  We talked and the seller agreed to a new price and agreed to our commission that allowed us to do our job. We listed the house at a starting price of $289,000 and went to staging the house and hired a professional photographer for HD pictures. Competing with the new construction was a small challenge, however, after 43 days on market the house sold for $283,000 with some assist. The best part, our seller was very happy!

Latest Blog Posts

Our Gardening Story Continues

My first memories of vegetable gardening are of my grandparents. It was special place. A vegetable garden with lots of flowers as well. I remember some flowers were there for pest control and

Read More

Looking To Change School Districts

It’s a great time to get into a new home before school starts.Soon it will be the 4th of July, and then we will be into August, so we have to time to explore school districts and search for a

Read More

Always Plant Seeds Of Hope And Vegetables

This year we are creating a small garden in the backyard. Based on memories of my grandparent’s garden...like planting marigolds to help repeal certain insects (truthfully not sure what

Read More

Spring Artisan Open House In Landenberg PA

Our friend Estelle Lukoff and her husband Stan have opened her studio for a wonderful Artisan Open House in their home at 283 Reynolds Road, Landenberg, PA. I went today but you can still go

Read More