The Two Phrases From Sellers That Make A Realtor CRINGE!
By Michele Rose, Burlington County Home Staging & Redesign
OK--so I'll bet there are more than just two! But these are the two I heard this week, more than once, and from different sources. Ready? Here they are: "I'm in no hurry to sell my house" and... "I'm not going to give my house away!" The First Phrase: "I'm in no hurry to sell my house." Translation-- I want it priced higher than what is recommended, I want to "test" the market, I think I can get more for my house if I'm willing to wait. The Reality: Overpricing a house rarely brings in MORE money. Especially in a declining market, the longer a home sits, the LESS it will sell for. And LOTS of overpriced houses are out there, sitting, waiting, and waiting... and expiring. The Second Phrase: "I'm not going to give my house away!" Translation-- I have an idea in my mind of wh...