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Strategies To Compete For A Chattanooga Home If You Have A Home To Sell

We have a shortage of homes in Chattanooga. This is great if you have a home to sell! If you need another bedroom for a new baby or need to downsize you are in luck and a buyer should be the easy part…but finding the next perfect home to move into will require some strategic planning. Get your current home completely ready to go on the market so when you find your dream home you will have a shot at having your offer accepted. There is no guarantee here- another offer without a contingency to sell is likely to be taken over your offer but if you can prove your home is market ready to be listed immediately you can at least compete.

The best scenario is to already have an offer on your home but I know many people need to find the perfect home first! If you need a week or so to get your home on the market that probably won’t get your offer considered seriously. Get your home market ready with fresh neutral paint, clean soiled carpets or replace with flooring, do any needed maintenance inside and outside. You can even have an inspector go through your home to find anything that might come up when you try to sell and don’t forget to make sure your crawlspace is clean and dry!! Have your agent prepare your paperwork to list your home and have photos done at your convenience BEFORE you need to hurry and sell your home.

It’s very discouraging to find the one and lose it. Especially when it happens more than once. Make sure your offer is competitive and yes, I know it sounds crazy to offer more than asking price, but if you really want the house you might have to do unconventional things in this market. Moving to the next stage of your life is exciting and I want to make it a fun adventure for you but planning ahead is vital if you need to sell as well!


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Weichert Realtors Yerbey Realty

3861 Hixson Pike Chattanooga TN 37415 (423)267-0544 office



We were new to the area. Deborah sent us listings on a daily basis. When we found one we liked she was there for us 100%. She helped us navigate the process and we ended up with a wonderful home and a great buying experience.

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