The fastest way to find buyers when selling your home is by figuring out who would want it. There are target markets for anything that is being sold in today's society and the same is true for real estate. When you find your target market and connect with them you will have more interested buyers because they want what you have to offer.
You aren’t going to try to sell a one bedroom condo to a family with four children. Likewise, you probably won't end up selling a large estate house to a retired senior. You can narrow down what your target market is by looking at the location of your property, its size and the demographic factors of the community.
There are some areas in Calgary that attract families. There are other areas that attract single business people or young couples. Some parts of town draw in seniors. There are a lot of different factors that will affect the target market and who you need to advertise to when you are selling your home. Your real estate agent will know all about this and can tell you what type of people will be looking at your home.
Of course, there are always exceptions to the rule and you will have different types of people and families looking at your home. This does not mean that you should be directly advertising to these other people since they will be the exceptions for the most part.
Your real estate agent knows how to advertise and market to different sections of the population. He also knows what type of buyers would be interested in your home based on the items mentioned above. It is important that you understand why he is marketing your house a certain way so that you feel comfortable with the advertising.
This is your house that is being sold and you have the right to question everything along the way. If you ever have any questions you should consult with your agent and do it pleasantly. Ninety-nine percent of the time your agent has a specific marketing strategy in place and one percent of the time he may have made a mistake. As long as communication is done respectfully by both sides you can expect a quicker sale when selling your home by targeting the right market.