sellers: The Pristine House Test - 09/07/09 12:58 PM
Dirty grout. Broken tiles. Ripply roof. Scuffy floors. Chipped cabinets. Scraggly radiators. Faded countertops. Outdated colors. Appalling old wallpaper. Peeling ceilings. Jumbly closets. Rumply bedding. Dingy curtains. Overgrown landscaping. Scary basements. MOLD! Etc.In other people's houses, ugh! That's what typical buyers today think when they're viewing homes. If owners don't care enough to prepare for a sale, then buyers don't care enough to buy. Of course, sellers with financial issues may not be able to compete in the Pristine House Test, but those who can and don't...this market will leave you behind!Clients of mine texted me this weekend with a no-go after I took … (2 comments)

Roberta Baldwin, The West Essex, NJ Area's #1 Realtor  (Keller Williams NJ Metro Group)

Roberta Baldwin

The West Essex, NJ Area's #1 Realtor

Montclair, NJ

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Keller Williams NJ Metro Group

Address: Glenmont Square, 15 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, NJ, 07042

Office: (973) 783-7400

Mobile: (973) 420-9043

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Award-winning agent, team leader and HGTV "Bought & Sold" cast member Roberta Plutzik Baldwin ruminates on the real estate biz from a New Jersey/so-close-to-NYC perspective. Follow The Team at



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