In most areas of the country, the demand for housing fluctuates according to seasonal variations. Fall decorations can make your home appear more welcoming to prospective buyers. Keep the fallen leaves cleaned out of your yard; this will be sure to help the late season buyers feel inclined to make an offer.
When considering lowering the price on a real estate listing based on the recommendation of your real estate agent, consider their motives. Remember that your agent receives a portion of the final selling price as their commission on the sale. If they recommend a lower price than you were hoping, remember that it is in their best interest to sell your home at the highest workable price too. To make your home more appealing to prospective buyers, work to finish any unfinished rooms. You could turn your basement into a useful media room for only $5,000. This kind of investment can allow you to raise your asking price and help your home to sell more quickly than it might if you only have an unfinished basement.