Home Selling Tip: How To Declutter — When You Hate Doing It

Let’s say you want to sell your house soon and you know you’re supposed to “declutter” it. Every piece of home selling advice out there says you need to do this — but you’re really not looking forward to the boring, tedious work involved. Maybe you’re the type who’d prefer having a plate full of [...]

Home Selling Tip: Should I Change Realtors or Not?

A question many frustrated home sellers ask is whether they should switch real estate agents or not. Out of desperation, many sellers want to switch agents, hoping that will help them sell their homes faster. If an agent isn’t putting forth the effort and is not responsive to your communications, that’s understandable. However, that might [...]

Five More Tips on How NOT to Sell Your Home: Part II

Yesterday I provided you with five tips for preventing home selling success. Now, here are five more tips that cause home selling difficulty: 1. Fill your home up with giant, comfortable pieces of furniture so buyers can see how many things can fit into a room. No! Don’t!  Huge stuffed couches, chunky tables and plus-sized [...]

A Home Seller Midnight Worry Tool

If you’re having trouble sleeping at night because home selling worries are keeping you up, I’ve got an unusual idea for you: Have you heard of Guatemalan worry dolls? First off, let me explain what they are in case you haven’t heard of them: They’re these tiny dolls from Guatemala that come in a set [...]

Frustrated Home Sellers: If Your House Could Talk

With so many people trying to sell a house these days, Realtors and home sellers are looking for that usual edge to stand out from the crowd. Each home is yelling out, or perhaps by now, barking hoarsely, “Pick me! Pick me!” Interestingly enough, there are two new talky technologies that can make your house [...]

10 Big Things Home Sellers Can Control

In my last post I was talking about why home sellers get frustrated… throughout history most people were able to pull up stakes when resources ran low or new opportunities beckoned. Nowadays, however, we’re tied to our properties and unable to move on when we need to.  But the good news is we do have [...]

Why Home Sellers Get Crabby

It’s an unnatural state for any living thing to not be able to move on when the mood or need strikes. Most animals are free to roam the plains, swim the oceans and navigate the skies. There are even trees in the Amazon known as “Walking Trees” which can grow new appendages that enable them [...]

Home Sellers: Two Tales of Failed Sales

I’ve heard a lot of hairy home selling stories lately, both from current sellers and from people who’ve already sold their homes. But, every now and then I run into a horror story that takes the cake. And I’ve got one for you today. I think it might make other home sellers feel a little [...]