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Bad traffic and future construction could sabotage home sales

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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.