Older homes aren’t doing very well in Atlanta. If you or your neighbor have had that “For Sale” sign up for a few years, that’s not very unusual. The market is very competitive, and if your home isn’t in the running, it just won’t win. You have a few options, but you’ll want to thoroughly consider what they entail before you come to a conclusion regarding your next move.
One option is to make your home competitive. Newer construction is modern and flawless. That’s the buy draw that buyers love, and it’s probably the reason they’re overlooking your home. Researching the properties that are actually selling and modifying your home to make it similar will probably help you find a buyer who would love to take the home off your hands, but that comes at a price. Since values are already so low and putting work into your home is so expensive, doing so may not actually increase the value of your home.
Even homes that are worthy of buyers don’t always sell. You could have a great home in great shape, but it may not be what buyers are looking for. In these cases, it’s best to find a buyer who is willing to take homes as-is. Home investors, for example, don’t typically care about the same things that the majority of buyers care about. They’re purchasing a home to use as a canvas,