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My Longest Listing in 9 Years Closed in Davis, CA

While I knew the home in Davis might take longer than a few weeks to sell, I did not anticipate it taking almost a year. A good part of that can be blamed on the two separate sets of buyers who tried to purchase this home and then later changed their minds. Through no fault of the property.

One particular buyer received an appraisal that was $10,000 lower than our sales price, which was more than a million. When the sellers agreed to lower the price by $10,000 to match the appraisal, suddenly the buyers concluded they should squeeze for another $50K or so by attempting to renegotiate! Wha?

So, selling a home three times to get paid once can happen, of course. But, the most important thing to me in any real estate transaction is keeping my sellers happy. Which I accomplished. Any agent can slam a sale home by hammering the sellers, but that is not my approach at all.

You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: 11 Months to Sell a Home in Davis, CA.

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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.

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Photo: Unless otherwise noted in this blog, the photo is copyrighted by Big Stock Photo and used with permission.The views expressed herein are Weintraub's personal views and do not reflect the views of Lyon Real Estate. Disclaimer: If this post contains a listing, information is deemed reliable as of the date it was written. After that date, the listing may be sold, listed by another brokerage, canceled, pending or taken temporarily off the market, and the price could change without notice; it could blow up, explode or vanish. To find out the present status of any listing, please go to elizabethweintraub.com.

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