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Selling Time and Selling Price: The Influence of Seller Motivation

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  • Michel Glower
  • Donald R. Haurin
  • Patric H. Hendershott

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We consider the role that seller motivation plays in determining selling time, list price and sale price. A new survey of home sellers suggests that sellers are heterogeneous in their motivation to sell. Our findings are that a seller who, at the time of listing, has a planned date to move sells more quickly than one who does not. Also, the shorter the planned time until a move at the time of listing, the shorter the actual duration of marketing time. We find that seller motivation affects sale price, but not the list-price markup. Our results suggest that theoretical models of the housing search process should be recast to allow for heterogeneous sellers. Copyright American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.

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  • Michel Glower & Donald R. Haurin & Patric H. Hendershott, 1998. "Selling Time and Selling Price: The Influence of Seller Motivation," Real Estate Economics, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, vol. 26(4), pages 719-740.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:reesec:v:26:y:1998:i:4:p:719-740
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