If you are thinking about selling your home, or your property is already on the market, you might have heard the horror stories. You may have heard the whispers that homes get stuck on the market, unable to sell for years. This might sound like nonsense, but it’s absolutely true.
On average it will take about six months for a home to sell. Some go a lot faster within a few weeks. It’s been known for properties to also sell in a matter of days. There are always outliers, and there are indeed properties that take years to sell.
When they finally do, they don’t go for anywhere near what the seller hoped for. Why is this? What’s happened? That’s what we’re going to look at today so that you can hopefully avoid the disaster scenario.