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Overpricing is the number one mistake home sellers said they made when listing their homes, according to a new national e-mail survey conducted by HouseHunt. The margin was nearly three-to-one over the second choice, HouseHunt reported. Survey respondents said their next-biggest mistake was "dealing with the same real estate agent who represented the buyer," thereby setting up a possible conflict of interest and possibly a perception that the buyer was getting a better deal. The third-biggest mistake noted by the nearly 400 survey participants was "failure to disclose known defects or problems." Virtually tied for fourth place were: "underpricing their properties" and "not utilizing Internet technology to market their properties." "With the rapid price appreciation we've seen in many hou...