Why Can It Take So Long to Sell Your House?

If you’re planning to sell your house, it’s important to understand that the process may take longer than you expect. While some properties sell quickly, others can sit on the market for months, or even years. 

So, why does selling a house take so long? In this article, we’ll explore the reasons why and offer some tips to speed up the process.

How long does it take to sell a house on average?

What slows down the process of selling a house?

Broken chain

Mortgage problems for your buyer

Your buyer’s mortgage application can also slow down the process of selling your home. This may be due to factors out of your control, such as if the buyer has a poor credit score, or a result of issues with your property that may make it difficult for lenders to approve a mortgage.

The survey

What can you do to speed up the process of selling your home?

If you want to sell your home quickly, there are some steps you can take to speed up the process:

Make sure your property looks its best

Lower the asking price

If you’re struggling to sell your property, you may want to consider lowering the asking price. This can attract more potential buyers and increase the chances of a quick sale.

Consider selling with Zoom Property Buyer

Final Thoughts


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    Bobby Turner

    Market research, writer & property specilaist for Zoom Property Buyer. Over 10 years in property sector. Previously at WhatHouse?