Why Do Homes Fail To Sell?

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33 Top Reasons Homes Fail To Sell

1. Marketing of the property was ineffective.
2. Lack of professional photography. Homes must be sold twice. First on the internet and second when buyers actually view the home. 
3. Access to the property was difficult.
4. Pets, odor, fur balls and cleanliness.
5. Lack of staging to the home.
6. Lack of repairs. Damaged items in the home. 
7. Too much clutter.
8. Unavailable for showings.
9. Interior or exterior paint
10. Cleanliness of the home, windows, mirrors and floors are vital.
11. Lack of exposure through the internet.
12. Not good curb appeal.                      
13. High traffic area.                                  
14. Carpet and flooring upgrades or condition.      15. Lack of upgrades in comparison to other homes in the area.      
16. Exterior condition of the yard.
17. Interior appeal to buyers. 

18. Lack of amenities buyer is looking for.
19. Lighting, let it shine.                            
20. Smell, odors of the home such as cooking, pets or strong scents. 
21. Too much "YOU" in the home.
22. Lack of information given to buyer.
23. Ineffective pricing.
24. Following buyers around when viewing the home.
25. Lack of communication between the seller and the real estate agent.
26. Lack of compensation to co-op agents. 
27. Poor layout of the home.
28. Outdate appliances, countertops, flooring or paint.
29. Lack of repairs.
30. Location of the home.
31. Sellers lack of motivation
32. Wrong time chosen to sell.
33. Real estate agents lack of motivation to help you sell your home.

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