As a REALTOR¬ģ, communicating on a regular basis with the seller is a crucial component of the listing‚Äôs success. And, as I have so often found from experience, sellers who have mentally made the transition from ‚Äúhomeowner to home seller‚ÄĚ have a much easier time accepting advice and feedback from their real estate agent realizing it as a means to an end: the sale of their home.
Such was the case for one of my listings (before and after pictures, below), a truly beautiful single family home that I sold back in early February, recently featured in the May, 2009 edition of REALTOR.org ‚ÄúBest Room Makeovers‚ÄĚ.
Painted in a South-West Adobe orange color motif, many buyers just found the family room too loud for their tastes.
The seller originally gave me resistance about changing the color, but after reading the feedback I was sending him from buyers, he finally realized the family room needed to be re-painted. Continue reading this post