It is very risky to sell a home without professional assistance. Neither you or the Buyer have any protection from potential problems. A realtor is your best answer.
At an auction the Seller must pay all advertizing up front, pay a commission and hire an Attorney to attend the Sale to finally close. An auction is mostly risky for the Buyer a deposit of 10% is required on the day of the sale, if anything should go wrong with financing even a delay, the Buyer will loose the deposit. The property is a quick sale but normally the amount you realize is much less than a Realtor would get for you.
By hiring a Realtor we offer the Seller free advertizing, negotiating price and terms, ethics, problem solving plus so much more. For the Buyer we make sure that the Buyer is qulified by a lender to purchase your home in fact the Buyer and Seller have greater protection with a Professional.... more
Mineral Spring Rd. has somewhat of a mix of very beautiful historic residential homes on one side of the road (the hilly side) and smaller, more urban homes on the other side - it's not right within the urban core of Reading but leading away from it towards the district of Mount Penn.
Below I have attached the link to the Homefair.com report on the 19602 statistics (Mineral Spring Rd. is within the 19602 zip code). Just copy this link into your browser to view the stats on 19602.
If you're interested in looking at homes for sale on that road, you can go to my website and search there within the 19602 zip code, and it will show you any homes available right now on Mineral Spring Rd. and their current, up-to-date price.