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7 ways to sell a not-so-perfect house

 
 

Incentives

Another tip is to offer an attractive commission or bonus to the buyer's realty agent, Fleysher says.

For example, your agent might put a note in the multiple-listing service that says, "$1,000 bonus to buyer's agent if sold at asking price." That creates an incentive for agents to show your house to buyers.

"It gets buyers' Realtors excited about selling the property," Fleysher says.

Edwards says neither a repair credit nor an agent incentive will overcome a too-high price. Still, these tactics could help if you and your agent want to try them.

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