According to nationwide data from local multiple listing services, the median time on the market for Myrtle Beach, S.C, 105 days, Brownsville, TX, 122 days, Chicago, IL, 54 days, Miami, FL, 75 days, Washington, D.C., 45 days, Oklahoma City, OK, 53 days, Denver, CO, 6 days, Portland, OR, 10 days, and Boston, MA, 11 days.  

What are the things you can't control: the local economy, income growth, and employment.

What are the things you can control: pricing the home right, pricing far below it's worth, quality of the photography, staging the inside of the home, landscaping, and the curb appeal.