Sometimes they're one and the same (that is, a seller may decide that they need to do some sprucing up, for example, and decide to EITHER take it off the market OR simply ask that no showings be scheduled for a time period). The result is the same -- prospective buyers aren't able to see the property.
Also, some sellers decide to take it off the maket for a time following an extended time for the property having been on the market -- in an effort to make the listing appear "fresh" once it goes back on the market.
Only the seller and the listing agent know the reason in this particular instance.
I hope my answer is helpful. Please don't hesitate to contact me at (610) 324-5240 with any other questions. It would be my pleasure to assist you in any way that I can.
Enjoy your day!
Judy May, Esquire, REALTOR
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