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North Texas Realtors Discuss Home Selling And Days On Market

As experienced North Texas realtors, we understand that sellers are anxious to sell their homes, and most wonder how long their home will be on the market before they get an offer or potential buyer. Considering the market and economic conditions over the past five years, it’s hard to pinpoint an exact window of time in which you should expect to get an offer. However, there are some general figures that may help you feel better about things!

The fact is, the length of time it takes to sell your home varies depending on several factors including neighborhood or location, condition of the home, price, etc. There really is no “normal,” and the time frame varies among communities. However, overall the average time it takes to see a contract is about 100 days, or just over 3 months. This may seem like forever when you’re ready to sell your home and move to your dream home, but it’s really relatively quick.

In certain areas around the Dallas area a home will remain on the market for an average 73 days before selling. Naturally, a home will sell quicker if it’s in really great condition and priced right, particularly those in the Flower Mound, Frisco, and Denton communities. Also, how effective the marketing strategies used by your real estate agent are plays a huge role in the number of potential buyers who want to look at your home, and how quickly it sells.

While it may sound pretty basic, decluttering your home can also make a huge difference in whether it sells quickly, or stays on the market for what seems like forever! Above all else, make sure your home is clean, tidy, and free of clutter – this includes your outdoor spaces as well, as curb appeal is important. The outside is the first impression a potential buyer will get of your home.

At Team Nelson, our North Texas real estate agents want to help you sell your home as quickly as possible, and at the best possible price. Give us a call today, and let’s get started!

What People Are Saying

  • We worked with Team Nelson on our last 2 moves. They really know the market and their insight and guidance has proven to be very valuable as we get ready to transition down in size. And, the savings we realized on the sale side(s) has helped put 2 kids through college. Thanks guys!

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    Stephanie Denoyer
    12/11/2018

    Bill knows the market and provides excellent advice relative to what your home is "worth" and what the home you are considering making an offer on is worth. Bill provides accurate information so you are an immediate option to buyers (because you are not overpriced) and you are able to make an offer...

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    utxrwilson
    6/03/2016

    Bill and his entire team were awesome! Total pros and always will to point me in the right direction through a stresful time! Highly recommend Your Home Free!!

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    mperlin3
    11/18/2015
  • My Mother recently passed away , and her house would need to be sold, in a referral by my son that also is in the real estate business he recommended Bill Nelson and his team, from the moment my brother and I met Bill and Casey, I knew we had made the right decision, they were extremely...

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    hawgdaddy42
    3/03/2020

    This team was awesome! They must have shown us 30+ houses in a tough market. Everyone on the team was quick to respond and was very helpful with the stress of selling/buying a home. Their close connection with Rodney Anderson (Supreme Lending) really helped our loan run smoothly.

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    director forbis
    5/12/2015

    I would highly recommend Bill and his entire team. We have sold many homes in different states and it is usually a very stressful experience. But not this time, Bill and his team were very professional and handled everything from start to finish with the utmost speed and accuracy, leaving us with...

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    Karen and Richard Schultz
    5/22/2015
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