The top three reasons for a home not selling in an active market are:
1. Effective marketing (Marketing to as many available buyers as possible) That is why listing your home with a Realtor is more effective than selling yourself. Realtors have marketing tools to reach as many potential buyers as possible. Most will be happy to tell you how they will market your home. Such as their company website, Sale Brochures or Buyers Guides, syndication to Real Estate websites, etc.