How to Sell Your Home Fast if Foreclosure is Looming


Although the housing market is the hottest it has been in recent years, some people have been adversely impacted by the pandemic and are facing the possibility of foreclosure. When foreclosure is looming, sellers are typically anxious to sell their homes. To assure your home sells fast, make sure it is in top condition, priced to sell, and marketed appropriately.


Although money may be tight, it is important to make sure the house is in the best condition possible. Often the things that need to be done only require good old-fashioned labor and your time. Decluttering is the best place to start. This allows buyers the ability to truly see the house and all it has to offer. Piles, messes, and odors are a sure way to turn a buyer off. If the house needs some repairs, don’t invest too much money. It is best to opt for less expensive items such as re-painting, caulking cracks, fixing minor leaks, and patching holes in the walls.

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Price your home a realistic price for the market. Overpricing will guarantee a house to sit on the market. Although houses are generally selling for more in today’s market, remember a house will only sell for what the market is willing to pay. If it’s too high, they won’t buy it.


There is more to marketing a house than putting a for-sale sign in the yard. It is important to have an online presence exposing it to an unlimited number of buyers. You will need several quality photos to give viewers a good idea of what your house looks like. Online views lead to in-person showings.

Selling a house can be overwhelming and the best way to remedy that feeling is to hire a professional real estate agent. A professional will help you get the house in top condition by offering advice on what needs to be done to attract buyers. No one knows the real estate market better than a real estate agent. An agent can conduct a comparative market analysis to determine what homes similar to yours are selling for in your market. This helps determine the most likely sell price. Once an agent lists your home, it will be listed on the open market making it available for thousands of buyers and other real estate agents to view. Stutesman Action Realty can get your house sold fast! Contact an agent today at 833.286.8400.