How To Avoid Home Selling Mistakes When Selling Your Home FSBO Or Through An
Agent. See Below.
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Communication is the key to avoid home selling mistakes
Although this fsbo web site is focused mainly on
selling your home for sale by owner fsbo, it also includes lots of useful tips for those selling
through a real estate agent. It you are using a real estate agent keep those lines of
communication open. Some real estate agents are not always upfront with the seller (vendor). For
any number of reasons, the real estate agent may keep potential problems to his or herself. They
might not communicate the concerns they have.
In this type of situation, the seller might be
wrongly led to believe that the property will sell. When in reality, the seller could be waiting
forever. This is one of the worst home selling mistakes.
Both the seller and the real estate agent have a
responsibility to each other, to keep the lines of communication open. If the agent and the
seller stop communicating, or worse still, start verbally abusing or blaming each other,
then the intended sale will be the victim.
Both the seller and the real estate agent must
stay focused on the goal... to get the best price in today's property market.
19. Accept that you will make home
With most new or big projects you tackle, you
will make mistakes. And when you look back on them, they’ll seem so obvious because you’ve
already made them. Accept that you will make home selling mistakes with the sale of your house.
The trick however, is to minimize them.
This web site is designed to help you
identify some of those potential home selling mistakes in advance... before they happen. It will
help you get the job done better and hopefully faster. By knowing potential home selling
mistakes upfront you’ll have more confidence and control over the final outcome of the
So, success doesn’t necessarily go to the person
who never makes a mistake. The fact is; those people tend to avoid risks at any cost. Rather,
success tends to shine on those who recognize that life is basically a game of percentages. It
isn’t the making of mistakes that’s so critical. What’s really important is fixing them when
they do happen, without losing site of your objectives and goals.
20. Be patient and stay committed as you
overcome each obstacle in the selling process
Every great athlete, businessperson, or great
individual had to stretch and reach for his or her goals. They know that obstacles are a part of
the goal achievement process and so they focus on succeeding rather than on what may be keeping
them from succeeding. It means overcoming hardships and setbacks, rather than giving up at the
first sign of opposition or misfortune. Selling your own home is no different.
To do this you have got to be willing to take
some calculated risks and be prepared to fall down from time to time. You will make home selling
mistakes. As kids we made mistakes all the time, that’s how we learnt. However, as adults we
have a thing called “pride” and we hate making mistakes. Think of when you first learnt to ride
a bike - you fell down, you got up, you fell down, you got up, and you kept getting up until you
mastered it. You didn’t give up. If one way didn’t work you tried another way until you finally
got the hang of it.
Obviously, with selling your own home you don’t
want to be trying forever. This for sale by owner web site will give you the helping hand
you need, but you still need to be prepared to pick yourself up and move forward under your own
steam. And yes, you will make home selling mistakes... most vendors do.
Read on for more tips and ideas to avoid
home selling mistakes when selling your own home for sale
by owner fsbo, or though a real estate agent.