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DEAR BOB: Last September I listed my luxury home for sale with the best real estate agent in the vicinity. She was even recommended by several other local Realtors. My agent insisted on a six-month listing. But, as you often suggest, I requested an unconditional cancellation clause after 90 days. She agreed. This is a one-of-a-kind home so there aren't any comparables. We had one offer, which I accepted. But the buyer didn't get a mortgage because his appraiser couldn't justify the sales price. I realize this is the slow time of year for home sales, but I desperately need to get my home sold in January or February. What should I do? – Henry Y. DEAR HENRY: Expensive homes often require extensive marketing efforts. Although your listing agent was highly recommended by other local Real...