There are lots of different ways to do this. The easiest way is to hire a Realtor, but If you’ve been trying to sell your property and you’re feeling stuck, here are some ideas that may indulge your creativity and interest:
1. List Your Property with a Real Estate Agent.
2. List Your Property in a Classified Newspaper Ad
3. Put a “For Sale” sign in the yard.
4. Create your own website and list your property for the world to see.
5. Realtor.com service, which reaches millions of buyers.
6. Upload your property information to any one of the free real estate listing websites.
7. Post your property for sale on Craigslist.
8. Post your property for sale on the Facebook Marketplace (or in any local buy/sell groups).
9. Create a squeeze page, start building a Buyers List and market your properties to them on a consistent basis.
10. Set up an auction on eBay to list and sell your property.
11. Create a selling website with Lead Propeller and show off your listings to the world.
12. Build a selling platform with Investor Carrot and create an online showroom for your properties.
13. List your property for sale on the MLS with a realtor
14. Create a professional-looking ad and show people you’re serious about doing business.
15. Advertise your listing website with Pay Per Click mediums like Google Adwords.
16. Create Banner Ads and pay for direct advertising on relevant websites.
17. List your property on a paid site like LandWatch or ForSaleByOwner.com.
18. Join some Real Estate Investor forums (such as this or this).
19. Use the BiggerPockets Marketplace.
20. Join Connected Investors and let others know about your property.
21. Talk to some property management companies in your area. These people work with dozens of hungry investors and have tons of local connections.
22. Talk to your title company and/or closing attorney. See if they know of any buyers who are actively looking for new investment properties.
23. Bring coffee & donuts into your local realtor’s office. Tell the entire team that you’ll pay them a referral fee for any buyers they can send your way (that actually result in a sale).
24. Make connections with some of the other sellers in your area.
25. Talk to some building inspectors – they often deal with some of the highest volume buyers and sellers in your market.
26. Talk to some appraisers. They will know some of the biggest names in the business and which investors are currently buying properties.
27. “Reverse Bird Dogging.” Call some of the well-known investors in your market.
28. Search Craigslist for “We Buy Houses” listings. You should be able to find other wholesalers in your area that you can network with.
29. Join a local REIA club and announce your property to all of the investors who attend.
30. Call other Real Estate Agents and ask if they know of any cash buyers.
31. Talk to some Mortgage Brokers and use their various buyer connections in your market.
32. Talk to some Hard Money Lenders and leverage their connections in your area.
33. Call some local home builders and see if they are looking for any rehab opportunities or new construction projects.
34. Visit some real estate auctions (tax sales, foreclosure auctions, etc). These places tend to be saturated with cash buyers.
35. Use an easy video marketing tool like Lumen5 to showcase your property for sale.
36. Send out Neighbor Letters to the surrounding property owners.
37. Magnetic signs and window stickers for your car.
38. Place Bandit Signs in several areas around town.
39. Post your business cards and/or brochures on some local bulletin boards (restaurants, salons, college campuses, schools, etc.).
40. Post some targeted flyers on college campuses.
41. Distribute flyers wherever your buyers congregate (REIAs, RE seminars, Chambers of Commerce, Trade Shows, etc.)
42. Let people know about your properties through public speaking engagements.
43. Raffle your property (note: this one has all kinds of legal issues to consider, so check with an attorney in your area before doing this).
44. Offer Seller Financing on the property you’re trying to sell (this will open up the door for MANY more buyers).
45. Create a 1-page property prospectus report and send it to some key individuals on your buyers list or hand them out to other investors at your local REIA.
46. Google “We Buy Houses” and then “Your City” to find property buyers in your area.
47. Search “Real Estate Investor” on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to find anyone in your area who has this listed as their job title.
48. Create a listing with Zillow or Investor Carrot and blast it out to your contacts on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (and any other social media outlets you’re a part of).
49. Generate a list of all the properties in your area that have sold for cash over the past 6 – 24 months (like this). From this list, run a direct mail campaign and contact them.
50. Keep an eye out for the “For Rent” signs in your area. Reach out to these owners with a simple letter or phone call.