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The kind but ineffective home seller

Real estate book review
Published on Mar 20, 2007

The best thing about "The Fearless Home Seller" by Elizabeth Razzi is the title. Although the book touches on all the important topics for home sellers, it is far from being aggressive and authoritative. A more accurate title would be "The Kind, Timid, Shy, Pussycat Home Seller" because the book skirts the tough but vital home sales topics such as how to price the home right, key questions to ask prospective listing agents, and selling in a difficult "buyer's market." Razzi, once upon a time the hard-hitting personal finance editor at Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine specializing in real estate, has mellowed and become far less aggressive. In today's tough market for home sellers, she leaves out many of the essential steps home sellers need to understand and implement if they are to sell for top dollar. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. A big problem is the author has written about selling homes but has never been a real estate agent working in the trenches. As a resu...

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