3 Soothing Insights for Anxious First-Time Sellers

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Selling a home can be stressful, but it can bring about even higher levels of anxiety for first-time-sellers. They're not sure what to expect. As a real estate agent, preparing them for each turn helps to ease these anxieties in many cases.

While in a home, many owners will create various details that suit them, but those little things that are perks to the current owners may not appeal to potential buyers. The goal should be to appeal to as broad a group as possible. It only takes one to buy, but you've got to reach as many as you can to find that one. Don't let them forget, though, that just because many people look at it and there are no immediate offers that that doesn't mean that something has gone terribly wrong. As long as they show their home in the best light that they can, that is the best way to get an offer on it.

Sometimes sellers have to face a hard reality when it comes to selling their property. Repairs need to be made, prices may need to be cut, and feedback from buyers is not always what they want to hear. Accepting these realities, though, can be a step in the right direction to getting the property sold.

Sellers should always be reminded that they do have control over many things that they think that they do not. They should always have a clear view of their own finacial information, knowing what they can and cannot afford as well as when they need to sell or need to stay. They can research and find the best pricing to list at, and if something is off at the beginning, they can correct it as they move forward.

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POSTED January 08 2014 1:26 PM

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