According to Zillow Research, the national average amount of time a home spends on the market is 68 days. Of course, that depends on location and whether it’s a seller’s market or buyer’s market. But it also depends on the price. If you’re looking for top dollar, expect to wait. And, if your home is in poor condition, don’t expect top dollar. So it’s up to you to decide which method of selling your Lake Charles house is best.