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5 things to never tell a buyer

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Published on Nov 5, 2009

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A buyer is looking at your home and asks a question. Be careful what you say, as it can cost you much more than you realize.

As a seller, you may find yourself at home when a buyer is looking at your home. In most cases, it's smart to leave during the showing. If you are at home and the buyer or his/her agent asks a question, tread carefully. Here are five things to never tell a buyer.

1. Where is the property line?
It's easy to point to the fence and say that's where the property line is. The correct answer to this question is, "I don't know where the exact property line is. If you want the exact location, you will need a survey."