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Don't Drive Buyers Away from Your Home
When a potential buyer drives up to your home they’re thinking, “Could this be my home?” If they like the look of a home from the front, they might ask to see the inside. However if the front yard is a mess and the paint is chipping, it’s unlikely they will want to step foot inside. Ignore the importance of curb appeal If your home looks inviting from the outside, the yard is maintained, the garden manicured and the paint is fresh, a potential buyer will probably be interested. Most likely they stopped at your home because they had done some research on the neighborhood and know the asking price. Now they’re just looking to see if it has that “it” factor. Follow buyers around your home, talking to them at all times Greet the potential buyer and then allow them to walk through your home undisturbed. Give them a chance to picture their couches in the living room or their mahogany dining set in the dining room. Some sellers crowd a buyer, thinking that they want all the details of every renovation. Don’t do that. Just let the buyer be. Give your home with that “lived-in” look A prospective buyer isn’t interested ... more
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