5 biggest turnoffs when touring a home
A real estate agent’s job entails more than helping clients with the nitty-gritty details of buying or selling a home. Good agents also tour as many homes as possible because knowing the local inventory gives them an edge over the competition
Having toured innumerable homes through the years, agents come to loathe certain sights. They sometimes leave houses wondering whether the seller even knew a showing was scheduled for that day.
Here are five huge turnoffs that agents and their clients see when touring homes and how to avoid them…
- Pets and their stuff
- Toys and baby supplies
- Cluttered counters and dirty dishes
- Personal items and toiletries
- Toilet and toilet seat
…Most home sellers won’t make these mistakes, but for the 20 percent who do, these five turnoffs could mean the difference between a full-price or lowball offer — or worse — an offer on a competing property.’
Read the full article by Brendon DeSimone, Zillow at NBCnews.com.