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Why Do Realtors Call After Your Listing Expires?

Have you noticed realtors suddenly reaching out after your home listing expired without selling? This common phenomenon can be perplexing for sellers. In this post, we’ll explore the motivations behind Realtors contacting you post-expiration and how it could actually benefit your selling journey.

Shifting Market Conditions

Real estate markets fluctuate constantly. What didn’t entice buyers during your initial listing may become more attractive as conditions change. Savvy realtors observe these market shifts and recognize new opportunities to showcase your property. 

Reviving Previous Leads 

When a listing expires, realtors see a chance to re-engage past leads who expressed interest but didn’t move forward. They hope these buyers may now reconsider your home under the right circumstances.

Buyer’s Market vs. Seller’s Market

Your original listing may have faced challenges in a buyer’s market with abundant inventory. Realtors often follow up when the market pivots to a seller’s market with lower supply, improving your odds of attracting a buyer.

Changes in Local Competition

Your home may have contended with fierce nearby competition before. But as competing inventory decreases, realtors perceive your property as more enticing due to reduced competition.

New Marketing Strategies 

Some realtors introduce innovative marketing tactics like enhanced photography, 3D tours, or outreach to fresh target demographics that better suit your home’s unique characteristics. This refreshed approach can draw new buyer attention.

Matching Home Criteria

Realtors tap their buyer databases to connect your property with individuals actively seeking homes similar to yours. If your home aligns with buyer preferences in their network, they’ll inquire about potential interest.

Motivating Hesitant Buyers

Psychology shows we desire things more when they become unavailable. Once your listing expires, previously hesitant buyers may now fear missing out and take action. Realtors understand this motivation and capitalize on it.

While post-expiration outreach can seem perplexing, recognize that realtors genuinely want to facilitate your home sale. Consider this an opportunity to reevaluate your strategy and potentially find the perfect buyer.

Sell a Home in Florida With Our Realtors – Guaranteed!

If you need to sell a home in Florida, reach out to Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty - Phil Aitken Home Team. Our realtors have been serving Jacksonville and the JAX metropolitan area for years. During that time, we’ve built a reputation for our exceptional selling speed. 

On average we sell homes four times faster and for 2.7% more money than other realtors in Jacksonville.

On top of that, we offer unique seller guarantees, such as our Guaranteed Sale Program. With this guarantee, your home will sell within your desired time frame – no matter what. If not, we’ll buy it ourselves.

To learn more about working with our team, give us a call at (904) 544-5252. You can also fill out the form and we will be in touch with you!

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Phil Aitken, Owner/Broker
Phil Aitken is the Owner/Broker with Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty - Phil Aitken Home Team and has over 13 years of Real Estate experience. Phil’s faith and desire for his family’s continued security fuel his business growth and leadership. The Phil Aitken Home Team continues to profoundly impact the people of Jacksonville via supporting several faith-based organizations. Phil gives back a portion of every real estate transaction to The Tim Tebow Foundation and Rethreaded. Find Phil's full story here.