According to Realtor Mag Online, there are six surefire ways that home sellers can turn off home buyers quicker than anything. Below is the list, but be sure to check out the article. If your home is currently on the market, you may need to take a good, long, hard look at your home to make sure that you aren’t make any of these faux pas.
If your home is not yet on the market, you’ve still got time to make sure that prospective home buyers are greeted at the door with:
- A sense of cleanliness
- Pleasant or neutral odors (don’t overdo fragrances of any kind)
- Updated fixtures such as lighting and switches for example
- Wallpaperless walls or at most, wallpaper border instead of outdated paper from years gone by
- Smooth walls and ceilings and
- Few to no personal items (it just makes them not want to move you out of your beloved home)
Be sure to read the entire article and then Get Your House in Order. Call me at 205-527-1112 for an objective opinion and market analysis. Together we’ll get your home sold.
Charita Cadenhead is a licensed Realtor® in the State of Alabama since 2006, serving the Metro Birmingham market. In 2007, she founded Bham WIiRE (Birmingham Women Investing in Real Estate). Bham WIiRE consisted of women interested in real estate investing, but later the focus expanded to include all women interested in any aspect of the world of real estate. She is co-author of the book “Sell Your House Fast for the Right Price”, and has been featured on NuWire.com. She is an avid blogger on ActiveRain.com with nearly 1300 posts to date, including a great number of featured posts.
Whether you’re looking to buy real estate your sell your existing property, call or send me and email today, so we can discuss how I can best serve your Birmingham-Hoover Metro area real estate needs!
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Charita H. Cadenhead
Birmingham Alabama Realtor®
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