I am sorry to hear about this problem. One of the things I do when I list a property is schedule a weekly update with the seller by email, phone or mail. I also request a face to face meeting monthly if the listing isn't sold to discuss strategy.
Small, frequent price reductions are not usually very effective. You must reduce the price significantly in order to attract a new buyer pool.
Before you hire a realtor, you could ask for references or at least read their testimonials.... more
Research is demonstrating that adding green/sustainable features to your home will sell it 18% faster and for at least 4% more money than conventional upgrades. This can be for something as simple as painting with no VOC paint or adding a recycled kitchen counter. The key is setting your house apart from all of the others on the market. You can find relevant info. at the attached reference. Good luck!... more