In August, a home sold on ForSaleByOwner every 40 minutes, with the median time on market of 30 days. That’s four days less than the record for agent-assisted sales set in July.
The sellers of the most popular homes on our site made the most of their social media sales kit and drew in almost 16,000 house hunters alone, resulting in one of these homes being under contract in just 19 days. What else did these sellers do to get so much attention from house hunters?
1. 7770 Whispering Water Lane, Collettesville, NC 28611
Highlights: This amazing getaway cabin is the perfect home away from home. Nestled within North Carolina’s beautiful Pisgah National Forest, you’ll discover stunning mountain views, waterfalls and great fishing spots. Two bedrooms, a deck that offers breathtaking views and a fire pit that’s perfect for congregating at night are just a few of the reasons you’ll want to choose this as your new vacation home.
2. 401 Kings Hwy, West Springfield, MA 01089
Highlights: A gorgeous 4-bedroom, this Cape Cod-style home has been completely remodeled with stunning features. The kitchen offers brand-new chestnut cabinets and granite countertops as well as a tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The large master bedroom features hardwood floors and a walk-in closet. No wonder this home was under contract in less than three weeks.
3. 104 Hilltop Drive, Bellevue, OH 44811
Highlights: A two level deck that offers stunning views, heated floors and a beautiful stone gas fireplace are just some of the breathtaking features of this custom-built 4-bedroom brick home. Custom wood cabinetry is featured throughout the kitchen and bathrooms and a walk out finished recreation room leads to a gorgeous patio. The finished and heated garage offers plenty of storage and the professionally landscaped back yard is perfect for enjoying long summer nights and weekends.
4. 21613 W 97th Ter, Lenexa, KS 66220
Highlights: This stunning, newly renovated 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home is positioned at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac less than two blocks from a highly rated elementary school. With 3,400 square feet of living space that includes amazing like an exercise room, spacious man cave, huge office and smart phone-controlled in-ground sprinkler system, this home won’t stay on the market long.
5. 190 Rick Road, Milford, NJ 08848
Highlights: Meticulously maintained by the owner, this 4-bed, 2.5-bath custom Colonial home boasts amazing views and two acres of beautifully landscaped space. The bright and sunny kitchen includes stainless appliances, a walk-in pantry and granite countertops. Step outside the sliding French door and you’ll discover the spacious two-level deck that leads to an amazing built-in pool. This is truly a must-see property.