How to Sell Your Rochester Home Fast: Upstage the Competition in Upstate New York

Good news for sellers: in upstate New York, just off of Lake Ontario, Rochester housing inventory is flying off the shelves.

In fact, data from the New York State Association of Realtors shows that in Q1 of 2019, Monroe County only had a 1.3 month supply of homes on the market—the lowest of any county listed in the state. At $127,000, Rochester’s median home sales price is 51% more affordable than the national average, according to the Greater Rochester Enterprise data.

But that doesn’t mean that sellers are off the hook. Buyers have caught the HGTV bug, and are looking for a Property Brothers–style reveal.

So how can you convince buyers to choose your home over the neighbor’s? We spoke with top real estate agent, Sharon Quataert and dug into local housing and design trends to create this comprehensive guide for how to sell your house fast in Rochester.

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