Home Sellers,St Charles County MO Homes for Sale,Linda Grissette,Keller Williams Realty

Reason Some Homes Don't Sell #13:  Buyers were distracted when they are looking at your home.

When buyers are viewing your home, the need to be able to concentrate on the home and it's features and benefits.  Here are a few ways that buyers can be distracted:

1.  Seller has a really interesting collection that buyers love to look at.

2.  Seller has family pictures and buyer wonders if they know the family.

3.  The home has brightly colored walls and all the buyers can do is comment on them.  Sure they could just re-paint them.  The colors could be good for some buyers.  Unfortunately, despite what the TV home shows are showing, neutral colors keep the buyers focused on the home and it's features.

4.  Cute children's toys on the floor.  Even if this is confined to the children's bedrooms and is neat, if the buyer brings the same age child with them when they look at the home, the parents will be focused on getting the toys away from their children and on upset children when they have to leave a toy they now love in the home!

5.  Too many home decorations, no matter how nice they are, can distract the buyer.  The see things they'd like to have in their next home and aren't concentrating on the home itself. 

6.  There are adorable pets in the home and buyers just love them.

7.  There are problem pets in the home (for example, noisy birds, barking dogs, cats who want to get out, etc), that keep the buyers from looking at the home.

8.  Sellers who stay at home during showings may be the worst distraction of all.  Buyers don't feel like they can really look the home over when the sellers are home.

9.  Clutter of any kind can distract buyers.

Remember, let the buyers see your home, not the things you love in your home.

Go to Reason #14

Find Linda on Social Media

Home Sellers,St Charles County MO Homes for Sale,Linda Grissette,Keller Williams Realty

© 2007 - 2017, L.S.G. Enterprises, Inc.
Linda Grissette, GRI, e-PRO Certified
Keller Williams Realty West
856 Westbury Falls Dr., O'Fallon, MO 63368
Linda is a licensed Broker Associate in Missouri.
Cell:  636-352-7122
Office: 636-229-8733
Contact Linda

 

All content of this web site is copyright protected.  Our copyright will be legally defended.  Linking to our content is always acceptable.  Besides the copyright issues, if you copy this content to your website, it will hurt BOTH of our websites!  Don't do it! 

NOTICE:  E-mail addresses on this site are provided for the use of our clients and potential clients.  Because of this notice, the harvesting and transfer of these e-mail addresses is a violation of the Federal CAN-SPAM Act.  Violators will be reported.

Privacy Statement   Linda Grissette's policy is to never give out consumer information, unless we need to refer your request to another real estate professional.  If you give us your contact information, it will not be given to anyone without your permission and will insure that anyone we might refer to will have the same privacy policy. 

All information provided on properties is deemed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed.  Information on properties should be independently verified.