5 Mistakes That Will Instantly Turn Seattle Home Buyers Away And How To Avoid Making Them

Dated: 03/29/2018

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Image title5 Mistakes That Will Instantly Turn Seattle Home Buyer’s Away - and How to Avoid Making Them

If you're preparing to sell your home you've likely heard many tips and tricks to help close quickly, however, few people will ever tell you what you're doing wrong.

Don't be your own roadblock to success! Avoid these common seller-mistakes to ensure that your home leaves a lasting impression on buyers, instead of sending them running for the hills.

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1) Dirt: It's A Don't

Perhaps one of the biggest turn-offs in real estate, dirt gives the impression that your property is not well maintained. A dirty Seattle home listing is simply not aesthetically appealing and can often be the root cause of other turn-offs, such as bad odors. Keeping a clean, clutter-free home will show potential buyers that your property is a beautiful, healthy place where they can live comfortably without any foul surprises.

2) It's Nothing Personal

While you may love looking at family photos, funky trinkets from traveling, or your colorful assortment of bath products, personal items such as these should be stored away during an open house. Showings are for buyers to see if they can see themselves living in your home, which is difficult to imagine when there are someone else's belongings scattered throughout the house. If you're serious about selling, pack away any items that send the message that this is your space.

3) Old News

Most often when people are looking for a new home they're looking for just that: a NEW home! Having old, dated fixtures in your Seattle house tells prospective buyers that your property is stuck in the past, rather than prepared for the future. Make your property a place that anyone can move forward in.

4) My Favorite, Street Style

You may have spent so much time and effort making the inside of your home immaculate for a sale that you've completely forgotten that the outside is equally as important. Curb appeal is the very first impression that your home will have on buyers, and it's essential that your property looks just as nice from the street as it does inside.

5) Snoopy Seller

You know your home better than anyone else, and you want to sell it to someone who genuinely cares about your property. While this statement may be true, it is counterproductive for you to participate in showings, pointing out all the great features of your home to interested buyers and grilling them on their intentions for when they purchase it. Give buyers space they need to see if your home is the right fit for them, and you'll be selling it in no time.

Interested in receiving more advice on selling your home or want to know what it’s worth in today’s market.  Experience counts when listing a home in this hot Seattle real estate market. I have the experience and expertise to take you from preparing, pricing, negotiating and closing your sale. Feel free to contact Adrian Willanger @ 206 909-7536 / [email protected]

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