Other houses for sale in your neighborhood will help bring traffic into the neighborhood and to look at your property. Buyers, just as you were when you bought the house, are going to be looking for the best value home for their money. You can help that, with the assistance of a good Realtor, by ensuring that the house puts its best foot forward. Curb appeal, maintenance, get rid of clutter, etc. can all help attracting more people to your home and better offers so you can attain your goal of not losing any money?
You are in a great area to sell your property even in this market. You should write down the ten most outstanding features that attracted you to the property and focus on those. I'm sure you toured many homes before you decided on the one you now life in and those features will be the ones that attract prospective buyers. Your house is unique and you should focus on that uniqueness and everything else will take care of itself.
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Something else that helps sell your home is - LEAVE when you have buyers looking at your home. Many sellers feel it is important to be home. Bad idea! Buyers have a hard time looking at a home when the sellers are home.
Other similar homes in the local area will attract more traffic. As a matter of fact, if a couple of the them are over-priced, they will help your home sell.
Consult a Realtor, review their recommendations, then act now, if you are serious about selling.
If you are priced right with a good product, don't be afraid of competition, it brings additional foot traffic to your neighborhood -- what's wrong with that?