Buyers are looking for homes in the Bigelow neighborhood in East Olympia WA
By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Do you own a home in the Bigelow neighborhood and are thinking about selling? My listing at 420 Henry Street NE, Olympia WA 98506 sold in June 2019 for $280,000 ($30,100 over the asking price), received seven formal offers with more on the way, and a bidding war ensued. After three days of being on the market, the sellers had to decide on just one buyer. Six buyers did not get this home and may be still looking to buy. What made these sellers successful in their sale? The sellers prepped the home by cleaning it. I cannot emphasize enough how cleaning a home makes buyers excited about a home and ready to buy it and move in.The sellers spruced up the curb appeal. This home already has great character and style so it didn’t take too much to increase the desirability factor.The sell...