When a psychologically traumatizing event occurs within a neighborhood it affects everyone starting with the homeowners; neighbors; the lending institution; the buyers walking through (especially if it was never disclosed); and the subsequent final purchaser.
Based on my experience helping others deal with death and the grieving process, I have carefully created a thoughtful effective plan to sell stigmatized homes.
I am not just reselling a home, I believe I am mending a community after unthinkable tragedy and crisis. Real estate is not just a transaction for me, it is about relationships and the people within a community.
When something traumatic happens in a home it can be psychologically challenging for a buyer to feel comfortable living there. If a real estate agent cannot help them then the property’s market value begins to drop. The longer it takes to sell the home, the more the value drops. That is why it is so important to get the initial stigma resolved quickly and effectively.
Although time consuming, there are four parts to get the highest market value for a stigmatized home. It is not the only way but I have found so far that it is the best way, here they are: