Assuming that serious home buyers will look past the pile of dirty clothes in the corner or the collection of recycling bags in the kitchen is a risky assumption indeed. Apart from attracting flies and the local wildlife, you will also attract a series of low-ball offers and negative feedback. Buyers and their agents are looking to get your home for the lowest price possible and will use ANYTHING at their disposal to grind you on price.
In addition to being an easy bargaining chip to drive-down price, how the home is kept is often viewed as a reflection of how well maintained the home was throughout the years. Do yourself a favour and contact me for a free pre-sales checklist and tips from professional home stagers on how to put your home in the best light.