Sometimes.... It's the Little Things that Help Sell a Home.

Reblogger Winston Heverly
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Winston Realty, Inc. BK63078915

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Original content by Larry Johnston RB14037276

Sometimes... It's the Little Things that Help Sell a Home.

As we escort our Buyers around the area, trying to find a home that grabs their attention, we find all kinds of excuses why they don't want THAT house.  

Normally, it may be excuses like:

  • The roof needs replaced
  • The furnace is too old
  • The bedrooms are too small
  • The yard is too small
  • The Yard is too big.
  • The garage is only for one car
  • It doesn't have a finished basement
  • The yard is not fenced in
  • and the list goes on...

Sometimes we hear reasons that keep us on our toes, when helping them find a home, such as:

  • The driveway is too long
  • We would have to cross the railroad tracks to go shopping
  • It's too noisy near the freeway
  • We don't want to live on  gravel road
  • The flight pattern for the airport goes right over the house
  • There are no sidewalks from here to the shopping area
  • The school bus wouldn't be stopping in front of our house
  • I'm sure you have heard them all.  How about  "The road is too rough"!

After we moved into our home 10 years ago, they finally resurfaced our road during the past few days. It has needed it for years, as they patched holes almost every week.  It was more than 50 shades of gray!

My point here?  Take into consideration some of these not so popular reasons, when first interviewing your Buyer, find out the little things, so that you save yourself some time, as well as theirs, driving all over the County.


Curb appeal means a lot to Buyers, but in some cases it is the "Curb"!



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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Winston Heverly - Great re-blog!  I will visit Larry's blog and leave a comment!

Dec 21, 2016 05:52 AM #1
Shahar Hillel
Augusta Financial Inc. - Stevenson Ranch, CA
Mortgage Consultant, Loan Officer.

Knowing the needs and the requirement of the buyer helps everybody involved.

Good re-blog.

Dec 21, 2016 10:47 PM #2
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Good evening Winston Heverly ,  Thank you for reading my blogs.  It's an honor for you to choose one of mine to reblog.  Have a great 2017.

Dec 27, 2016 07:49 PM #3
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