The NAR 2013 Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers gives some key insight into what today’s typical seller is thinking when it comes time to move.
97% – Recent sellers typically sold their house for this percentage of the listing price.
88% – Sellers that were assisted by a real estate agent when selling their home.
59% – Purchased a newer home than they’d owned previously.
47% – Reported that they reduced the asking price at least once.
36% – Sellers that offered incentives to attract buyers.
13% – Sellers that had to delay or stall selling their home because the value of their home was worth less than their mortgage.