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7 tips for a home sale in a soft market

Consider cash incentives
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No matter how perfect you think your house is, the new owners will want to change something about it. It could be the paint, landscaping or even the front door.

Acknowledging this upfront and offering a cash incentive to pay for those improvements could make your house stand out from the competition.

It also gives you the upper hand. Because you're setting the amount of the incentive -- say, $1,000 or so -- you can work that into your house's asking price to recoup the outlay.


 

 

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