SWDesertHomes in Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, Vail & More!: Selling your Home - What do Your Walls Say About You?

Selling your Home - What do Your Walls Say About You?

Selling your Home - What do Your Walls Say About You?

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Yesterday I enjoyed another weekly home tour with available listings for sale in Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ.  We saw homes priced from $300,000 up to 1.4 million.

One of the things that enters my mind when looking for a new home with a buyer is...what mind set is the seller in?  Are they motivated to sell, or are they just listing to "see what happens"?

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One of the advantages of a home tour is, we can ask a question like, "Why is the seller moving".  When I ask that question on behalf of a buyer it's not because I'm being nosey about someone's life -- but because I want to know if they are serious about selling. Other times, we're helping our fellow agents convince a seller that it's time to pack away the fine china and crystal -- it's not going to help you sell your home.

So..what do your walls and decor say about you?

clutter How NOT to sell your home in Dove Mountain Marana

If I see a home filled to the gills with collections - be it teapots, teddy bears or world tour items...is the seller really ready to move?  Do they have the home priced within the market value range?  If it's high - will they be willing to negotiate?

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If I see a home with no packing begun -- I'm wondering -- do they have the world's best movers, or are they really fast at relocation - how LONG until they'd be willing to vacate the home?  Some times my buyers are cash, or just in a hurry because their own home is in a contract, and they want to close in 30 days.  Can the sellers make it happen?

clutter How NOT to sell your home in Dove Mountain Marana

When I'm helping my sellers plan for a move/listing their home, I'm in the same mindset.  I'm not asking personal questions for my own curiosity - I'm trying to help you maximize your home's potential in the eyes of a prospective buyer.

Too much stuff -- they can't see themselves living there -- PERIOD.  Closets filled to the rafters?  Maybe, the buyer thinks there isn't enough storage room.

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Whether you're buying or selling, call me to help you cut through the clutter.  I'm here for you.

If I can assist you in your home buying or selling in Marana, Tucson, Oro Valley, or Vail, please don't hesitate to call me!  Email at swdeserthomes@aol.com

Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Long Realty,

520-909-2988   

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Comment balloon 1 commentCara Marcelle Mancuso • October 25 2018 08:08PM

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You make excellent points about wall decor when selling homes, Cara.  While some walls work for those living in the home currently, they can be a distraction when it comes to selling.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 23 days ago

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