Several years ago, a home listed for sale developed a stigma if it didn't sell within a month or two. Today, many sellers have homes listed that have been on the market for six months or longer. In fact, it's so commonplace for it to take a significant time to sell a house that it is no longer a disgrace if a listing doesn't sell right away. It's an irony of the current market that with all the homes offered for sale, many serious buyers can't find a home to buy. There are often certain types of homes, in certain areas, that just aren't on the market. These are usually prime properties in excellent condition that have broad-based appeal. When these listings come on the market, they are usually snapped up quickly, despite the otherwise slow housing market. Many buyers are sitting o...
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