FAQ 5 things Home Buyers Don't Want to See or Smell

 FAQ 5 things Home Buyers Don't Want to See or Smell

 

Most home sellers do the normal prep for getting their Phoenix home for sale which makes good financial sense if they want to garner the best price possible.  What home sellers often forget are the seemingly 'small' things that can turn out to be 'big' things in the eyes of the buyer. Often times the buyer will walk away from buying a particular home because there are just too many seemingly 'small' items. What are the 5 most forgot items that home sellers forget? Glad you asked.....

 

FAQ 5 Things Buyers Don't Want to See

 

1 Yard work: First impressions are a big deal. If a buyer drives up to your home and sees a messy yard, such as  untrimmed trees/bushes, the yard isn't mowed or the front door area is dirty or tired looking it's not going to say to the buyers Welcome Come On In! Clean up the yard (front & back), paint the front door if needed, fix other noticeable items and add some color. It will make a BIG difference.

 

2 Rover Dog: I know your pets are part of the family and you love them - so do I! But trust me on this one - there are a lot of buyers who are allergic to animals and/or they don't want your cute little or big furry babies jumping up on them or barking their sweet little faces off  when the door is opened or worse yet jumping and barking all the time the buyers are in your home. Either take your dog(s) for a walk or make other arrangements while your home is on the market.

3. Junk/Clutter: Most sellers so a pretty good job of de-cluttering the main part of their home.  But what they often times forget is to clean up the cabinets or organize closets and drawers. Buyers do look in closets and they almost always want to see how well the kitchen is organized and how much usable space there is available. Yes they do, so clean up those spaces and organize them well!

 

4 Stains: There are all kinds of stains including carpet, walls, counter tops, showers/tubs, grout etc that can easily be remedied for a small cost.  Take a hard look around your home and make sure you clean up ALL the stains before your home goes on the market. Nothing worse then buyers noticing  a bunch of stains and thinking....wow there is too much stuff to fix or replace for what they're asking for this house.

 

5 What's that Smell: You may not notice the smells in your house but potential buyers will notice any offensive smells!  Smells such as strong cooking spices, perfumed candles or scents used cover up smells - those are the worst!  Buyers say to me often - what are they trying to cover up? If you're not sure about smells in our home, ask a friend to  be honest about the not so good smells!

 

There are other seemingly 'small' items to address when you're getting ready to list your Phoenix Area home.  If you want to realize the best return on your investment (ROI) contact Anna Banana Kruchten, Owner/Broker of the Phoenix Property Shoppe.

 

 

 FAQ 5 things Home Buyers Don't Want to See or Smell

 

 

 

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Anna "Banana" Kruchten
Designated Broker & Owner
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