Tips for Selling...What do you wish someone had told you?
We are about to list our house for sale (with an agency) - do any of you have any selling tips that you can share with me? What have you learned in the process of trying to sell that you did not know before you listed - or even things you have learned (good or bad) that your agent did not tell you? We have been cleaning and decluttering for months and have put a lot of time and money into renovations inside and out (new kitchen, new siding, roof, new fence, entire interior repainted etc) in the past two years - so its not so much the house itself I am concerned about it is the process. Will it hurt our chances if I limit showing times during the week to the hours kids are in school - say 10 AM-2 PM? Are there a lot of no shows? When are most of the showings - during the weekends? When is the best time to do an open house? Good or bad experiences with lockboxes? Do you recommend people take off shoes (our house is about 2000 sq ft - mostly hardwood, but we do have brand new carpet in our hallways.) Does the cinnamon stick thing really help??? Appreciate ANY AND ALL Feedback!! Thanks