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Common Mistakes Every Home Seller Makes


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This presentation focusses on mistakes made by home seller when selling their home. When you want to sell your home just have an overview of real estate market and analyse whether its good time to sell. And then make a decision. Some of the mistakes made by home sellers are Pricing home improperly, Failure to keep home clean, Getting discouraged after you don't get a nice offer, Leaving your pets free, Limiting your marketing opportunities, Offensive smells in house and much more. For more information about this go to link

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Common Mistakes Every Home Seller Makes

  1. 1. Common Mistakes Every Home Seller Makes By – Charles Royster
  2. 2. Introduction • Selling a home is both stressful and exciting. • When you want to sell your home, just have an overview of real estate market and see whether it’s good time to sell then go ahead. • Some of the common mistakes which one makes when selling home are mentioned in slides below.
  3. 3. Pricing Your Home Improperly • The most common mistake made by home sellers is improper pricing of a home. • If the home is underpriced, the seller will face a loss and if it is overpriced, it would be neglected by buyers.
  4. 4. Not checking whether the Market Is Favorable • List your home when the market is favorable. • If you sell your home in an unfavorable market, it would be of no use. You will get no outcome.
  5. 5. Rejecting The First Offer • If you receive a good offer immediately, then don’t reject that offer thinking that buyers with higher offers are on the way. • It may happen that your first offer might be the best one for you.
  6. 6. Failure To Keep Home Clean • When you list your home in market for sale, it is important to keep your home clean. • All bathrooms and bedrooms should be cleaned and unnecessary things should be removed from home.
  7. 7. Getting Discouraged • Don’t get upset if your home is not selling. • A buyer may have different opinions about your home, don’t get discouraged by his views. Look at your home as the property instead of a home.
  8. 8. Ignoring The Importance Of Appearance • Believing your home is in good condition and ignoring the appearance of the home will drive the buyers away. • Clean your home properly and check for any leaks.
  9. 9. Leaving Your Pets Free • Keep your pets in kennels or in a better place when showing your home to buyers. • Some people have allergies from pets so, don’t keep them loose. This protects your animals and the guests or buyers visiting your home.
  10. 10. Untreated Offensive Smells • A House that stinks is the first to get rejected by a home buyer. • Smoking in your homes decreases value of your home as it can stain walls.
  11. 11. Ignoring Proper Lighting • Home owners make a mistake of not considering the lighting factors. • If you want to make your home more attractive, you can change it through different lighting types.
  12. 12. Limit For Marketing Opportunities • Don’t limit your listings from being marketed on different sources. • Make online listings for your home. Don’t put cluttered photos online, this would repel your buyers.
  13. 13. Conclusion • Mistakes are a common when one wishes to sell his home fast. But, paying attention to every minute detail well in advance may save the last minute rush ups. • These considerations will help in selling a home faster than the house that is not maintained well. • Displaying a house in the Best Condition is all that you need to focus on.
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