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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Listing your home and avoiding criticism

When you begin the process of listing your home for sale, it's best to look down the road a bit and visualize WHO will be looking at your home and WHAT their perceptions of your home will be?

The goal of any home listing is to minimize any "negative talk" in the minds of those touring your home and how that can be done is by eliminating at least 4 major stumbling blocks that need a home listing's attention:

4 Ways to Hater-Proof Your Home, Before You List It
By Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Broker in San Francisco, CA
In my experience, there’s one fundamental truth about haters:  you can never fully escape them. The only way to live a 100% hater-free life is to never stick your neck out, and never do anything because, as the saying goes, you simply cannot please all of the people all of the time.

And this is particularly true with real estate and putting your home on the market - because homes, locations, aesthetics and such are so much a matter of personal preference, some people will find something to criticize about even the most perfectly staged, priciest properties on the market.