The Critical First Two Weeks of Marketing Your Home For Sale 

Don't be surprised if in the first two weeks of marketing your home for sale, several key events can happen quickly. Sometimes things work to your advantage, sometimes not. You don't want to take chances when marketing your home. Statistics show that a home gets 4x the amount of traffic in the critical first two weeks on the market than any week after that. This, on the part of the seller, is the best opportunity. If your agent knows how to market your property wisely, you'll maximize the exposure that it gets from day one.

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