Things I Hate Telling Home Sellers

Today, I decided to make my post a lot more like a “Dear Diary” entry.

Dear Diary,
I’m going to confide some of the deepest darkest truths that I hate telling home sellers. So here goes. In no particular order:

1. Your house stinks. This is a tough one. I always look around and try to spot the source of the smell. Sometimes it literally knocks you over from the front door and when you live there, you can’t smell it. It can be delicate, and it can be tricky but I can’t be a chicken and let my clients be one of those “Smelly cat” properties that sends good buyers running for the hills and gets the investors all excited because they know they will be buying for pennies on the dollar.

2. The paint colors you have lovingly and painstakingly selected are not great for selling. In fact, they are terrible. Continue reading