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There are five things that will universally be turn-offs for potential buyers.

The first is an owner who hangs around during a showing.

Buyers want to fully explore the house and verbalize their thoughts.

The second is dirt and messes.

They can distract from the primary features of the house.

The third is odors.

That’s what’s likely to be remembered.

The fourth is lots of little malfunctions.

Non-functioning light switches or a broken doorbell may seem minor individually, but in total could call into question the overall maintenance of the home.

The fifth is gross overpricing.

The prospect of trying to negotiate down from a crazy high list price will turn off most buyers.

Hiring a professional Realtor whose advice you trust can help you avoid these pitfalls.


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