Thursday, April 3, 2014

5 Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in March

As we enter this year's spring home-selling season, you may be wondering how to stand out from the competition during this historically busy time. Or, you might be pondering putting your home on the market at another time of the year and questioning your potential success rate. As the demographics and habits of home buyers change, being a successful by-owner seller is less contingent on the calendar, meaning you have the tools to close a sale any time of year. Here are the home listings that made their mark on our site this March.

1. 1047 Frank Castille Road, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Price: $250,000
Highlights: Boasting lots of living space with 3 bedrooms plus an office and an additional bonus room, this gracious brick home offers plenty of flexibility. Located on a large lot on a quiet dead end street, this property is perfect for families with small children. A three-car carport includes attached storage to help keep things neat.

2. 102 Beaver Dam Road, Fairhope, AL 36532
Price: $561,900
Highlights: A grand 3-story custom-built home, this property can be found on a large corner lot. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 2 master suites, an office and a bonus room, this house feels open and spacious. (The soaring 10-foot ceilings don't hurt, either.) Front and back balconies offer welcoming spots to relax with a morning cup of coffee.

3. 18 Victoria Drive, New Castle, PA 16105
Price: $379,000
A combination of a main house and an attached guest suite, this sprawling property features 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in total on more than 1 acre of land near a golf course. Two living rooms each flaunt a fireplace, while a sun room with a hot tub, two front porches and a back patio allow for indoor-outdoor entertaining.

4. 2579 N. 800 East Road, Moweaqua, IL 62550
Price: $309,000
Situated on almost 11 acres, this 4-bedroom home features a wrap-around porch and pine doors and trim throughout. The finished carpeted basement includes a family room with a wood stove and a recreation area. The master suite presents a Jacuzzi tub and separate walk-in shower. A large laundry room has lots of shelving and storage.

5. 1306 15th Avenue, Kearney, NE 68845
Price: $206,900
This family-friendly 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom property is home to a large fenced backyard with a a stamped patio, wood deck, hot tub, garden and sandbox. It's also located only 2 blocks from the local school and five blocks from a park, great perks for households with little ones.

Tell us: Are you putting a home on the market this spring?

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