Things Out of Your Control When Selling?
Do you feel like things are out of control when selling? If you’ve listed your home for sale every day might feel this way. But that’s not what we’re talking about here. The truth is there are really things sellers can’t control. But don’t worry; even though you can’t control everything, there are ways to deal with these unknowns.
- Buyers – They show up at odd times, they write crazy offers, they make odd repair requests and they can be difficult. One time a deal fell through because a Feng Shui Master didn’t like the color of the kitchen. Just remember every no brings you closer to someone who will truly love your old home.
- Market – Market forces determine so many things; interest rates and sales prices. While you can’t change these forces, you can get all the information you can so you’re prepared for how this affects the sale of your old home.
- Inspectors – You’ve loved and cared for your home, but even so there could be hidden issues that only a comprehensive, professional home inspection can uncover. One way to avoid unpleasant surprises is to put a listing home warranty in place to cover unexpected repairs.
- Appraisers – Appraisers are just people. On occasion, they make mistakes in value. Your lender and agent will help you navigate an unfavorable appraisal. There are ways to combat poor appraisal.
Selling your home can bring unexpected issues. If you’ve done your due diligence and hired a good agent, you’ll be able to handle the unexpected issues which are out of your control. Just always remember someone will buy your home, and that brings you one step closer to your dream home! Do not give up and talk to your Agent about anything that’s troubling you about your home.