Learning how to write a ‘house for sale’ ad using the newspaper classifieds section, can still be while worth it when selling for sale by owner.
Having said that, if you don’t have a quick sale, local newspaper classifieds can be your biggest expense marketing your home.
A well-written classified ad and a quality online marketing display can produce superb results! Follow our advertising tips below and keep your newspaper expenses to a minimum! Your ad should include: Street address, A short description of your property, List price, Listing ID number, Our BroomeByOwner.com web site address, Local phone number, Open house hours.
Call your local newspaper for advertising rates and find out how much it will cost to place a classified ad for one day, one week, or one month. Negotiate the best rate you can! If the price is right, add a photo to each Sunday’s ad. Ask how much for a photo ad. When you have all the ad prices, take them home and devise a plan. Plan for at least a 90 day selling time.
Your property may sell in 2 days or it could take 6 months. There are too many factors to even attempt a discussion on this subject. The time frames mentioned above should be the same whether you are for sale by owner or listed with a real estate agent.
Before placing your ad, study the classified section of your local newspaper and select the category or township that best suits your needs. Review the available choices with your local newspaper representative.
Always remember to use bold typeface and capital letters to emphasize our web site, your street address and your phone number!