Street Cents
4:10 am
Tue July 5, 2011

Bad traffic and future construction could sabotage home sales

These days home sellers are facing an uphill battle, and qualified buyers are becoming ever pickier. Find out how traffic congestion and pending construction project - even those that benefit the community at large- can impede the sale of a house.

In this month’s real estate segment “Street Cents,” KPLU’s John Maynard talks to Real Estate Appraiser Richard Hagar about the difficulties of selling a home that’s 30 minutes away from a city center.

It's not easy at a time when qualified buyers can afford to be picky. Also, how do you get a bidding war started? Richad Hagar says, start low.