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Rainmaker
4,093,732
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

There are two (at least)  affordability and availability (inventory) .

Mar 27, 2018 01:13 PM
Rainmaker
4,107,196
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

They won't sell because they are afraid they won't find the next home to buy.

Mar 27, 2018 03:07 PM
Rainmaker
1,894,983
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

TIME! Internet marketing is essential BUT getting out and "pressing the flesh" is the best marketing if only one can get out from behind the computer SmartZip Analytics .

Mar 27, 2018 01:48 PM
Ambassador
3,051,660
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

The challenge of finding a replacement property if they are not moving out of the area. 

Mar 27, 2018 02:55 PM
Rainmaker
1,386,168
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Things for them to buy next.

Mar 27, 2018 01:51 PM
Rainmaker
528,640
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

The biggest challenge for me in our area is the fact that there is such a LOW INVENTORY that the Sellers are hesitant to List their Homes because they are So Confident their house will sell in 1-2 Days (and they are probably right) ... that they will not be able to find suitable housing.  And they are not willing to take "second best" ... so they are deciding to just "Stay Put".  IMHO

Mar 27, 2018 01:06 PM
Rainmaker
5,571,804
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

there are too few of them selling.... 

Mar 27, 2018 02:44 PM
Rainmaker
398,779
PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent)
PropertyMinder, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Modern Tools for the Modern Agent

Many of the listing agents we work with find low inventory to be the biggest challenging / frustrating obstacle, SmartZip Analytics. So, definitely echoing what Diana Dahlberg mentioned. However, our listing-generation technology (Seller's Corner, more specifically) that we equip folks with successfully combats those hurdles, head on. - Tim

Mar 27, 2018 01:20 PM
Ambassador
5,401,094
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I dont see any obstacles, just keep going forward as fast as I can.

Mar 27, 2018 08:41 PM
Rainmaker
5,578,436
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Smart Zip,

I agree with Michael Jacobs 

Mar 27, 2018 02:40 PM
Rainmaker
4,202,671
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Been some time since I actively prospected. Some potential sellers are hesitant because they fear they will get caught short replacing what they sell.

Mar 27, 2018 02:14 PM
Rainmaker
6,597,738
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The limited number of available properties can lead to buyer frustrations.

Mar 27, 2018 01:26 PM
Rainmaker
514,124
Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Finding a place for them to move to.  Most seller's need a landing place, but many also need their equity. We talk chicken & egg all the time, which comes first, buying or selling.  

Mar 27, 2018 09:32 PM
Rainmaker
4,188,045
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Too many people don't want to sell because they don't know where they want to go and afraid they will sell and be homeless!

Mar 27, 2018 04:54 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,855
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Friend and relative interferrence

Mar 27, 2018 03:34 PM
Rainmaker
2,640,732
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Nearly every homeowner is a potential seller. The approach to sell is the key

Mar 27, 2018 03:28 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,683
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Not prospected for sellers.

Mar 27, 2018 03:00 PM
Rainer
108,548
Paul Weese
Colorado Group Realty - Steamboat Springs, CO
Steamboat Springs Broker and Outdoor Enthusiast

The lack of between balance of common sense and terms.

Mar 27, 2018 02:19 PM
Rainmaker
4,933,131
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Not finding a replacement property.  With our strong Seller's market, it is a frenzy out there.

Mar 30, 2018 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
683,965
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Unpublished Phone #'s

Mar 28, 2018 07:20 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,481
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't get frustrated very much.

Mar 28, 2018 05:46 AM
Rainmaker
761,442
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I can sell their house in no time but... where are they going?!  Inventory is low and many sellers need to seriously consider "transitional housing" while they put themselves in the best negotiating position &  wait for the right property to hit.

Mar 28, 2018 04:44 AM
Rainmaker
2,078,706
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Getting listings is no problem. You only want the ones that are priced realistically. Not the guys or gals that start to shout "not going to give it away" when they don't really want to sell but would for way way above market value. The seller's remorse is hard on ROI but it happens. Real estate is a numbers game. Listings are king.

Mar 28, 2018 04:19 AM
Ambassador
3,313,008
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Showing value to sellers who only want to look at agents as a commisison they want to scrape to the bone.

Mar 27, 2018 08:02 PM
Rainer
140,360
Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

Let me guess, targeting sellers before the decide to list?

Mar 27, 2018 07:45 PM
Ambassador
3,986,710
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Inventory is the biggest obstacle right now. Buyers can still afford homes if they can find them.

Mar 27, 2018 07:16 PM
Rainer
86,464
Mike Kelly,CRS,CIPS
The MJKelly Team - Santa Rosa, CA
"One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"

Of all the hot-shot "listing experts" running about the real estate world nowadays I can't single out any who have made a difference in the true inventory of homes for sale. They might get a better market share but the actual INCREASE is not forthcoming. You've all said it loud and clear! Don't want to sell because where am I going to go. 

Mar 27, 2018 06:42 PM
Rainmaker
1,227,526
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

FEAR and Expectations Disconnected from Reality

Mar 27, 2018 06:32 PM
Rainmaker
577,189
Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

We are experiencing a low volume of inventory and there would not be much available for them to look at in the way of purchasing another home.

Mar 27, 2018 06:17 PM
Rainmaker
104,005
SmartZip Analytics
SmartZip - Pleasanton, CA
Data-Driven Marketing & Referral Solutions

Thanks so much for your responses. The overwhelming frustration we heard is seller reluctance/fear to replace.  Some of you don't get frustrated which is a wonderful thing and others drive over the bumps with the same pace and eye on the prize.  Thanks so much for responding and much success to every one of you.

 

Mar 28, 2018 12:56 PM
Ambassador
2,569,922
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     News stories on TV, WSJ, NYT etc. that talk about the shortage of houses, skyrocketing prices, etc.  Also HGTV "Reality Shows", and Zillow Zestimates.             Here in Tallahassee we have more than enough inventory, especially over $300K.  When you talk with potential Sellers about the reality of our market, they argue, "but I read in USA Today that..." or "but I saw on that TV show..."

Mar 28, 2018 07:58 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,984
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Bob Crane nailed this one!

Mar 28, 2018 05:48 AM
Ambassador
4,312,759
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Nothing, SmartZip Analytics.

Mar 27, 2018 10:38 PM
Rainmaker
1,518,356
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Michael said it perfectly.

Mar 27, 2018 09:55 PM
Rainmaker
2,062,514
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Good question and great answers. I hope it helps you. 

Oct 20, 2018 11:27 PM