Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

(This is Part 1 of a four-part series. See Part 2: Home staging works real estate miracles, Part 3: Real estate agents tap 'Feng Shui' advice and Part 4: Real estate agents sell 'lucky' houses.) If you're stuck with a listing that won't sell even when the price is right, making a few changes may be exactly what you need to replace the "for sale" sign with a "sold." I remember the early '90s when we were in the worst buyers' market I have ever experienced. Nothing was selling. At one of our meetings, someone suggested burying a Saint Joseph statue in the backyard. Several agents tried it and it worked–well at least sometimes it worked. An important question all listing agents must address is how to best advise the seller to prepare their home for sale. Do you hire a pr...