Selling a home can be hard emotionally.  It’s likely a place that you’ve made a lot of memories in.  Maybe it was your first home that you purchased together as a couple – maybe it’s your childhood home that your parents are ready to move on from.  There’s a whole lot of reasons in between those two but, whatever your reasoning is you must keep your emotions in check throughout the process.

The sale of your home can only take place when both parties are willing to do the deal.  Understand the offer and be ready to respond within the role you are in.  This means you must separate yourself from the position of being right and knowing it all or else you will appear to be uninformed and out of touch.

Divorce yourself emotionally from the house as best as possible and sever your emotional ties.  Homeowners can get so overwhelmed by their feelings that they sabotage their sales success.  Be the kind of seller that keeps your cool and doesn’t lose it over the smallest details.  Stay level-headed, and you’ll breath easier through every step of the process of selling your home.  You’ll look back later and be happy that you did!

Previous Buying & Selling Post

25 Rules for Buying & Selling Real Estate Without Going Crazy – Introduction

Rule #1 – The Success of Your Home Sale is Up To You

Rule #2 – Not All Agents Are Alike

Rule #3 – Price Matters

Rule #4 – Don’t Assume The Buyer Will Have a Vision

Rule #5 – The Market is Always Right!

Rule #6 – Preparation is the key!


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