Sellers, don't be difficult when showing home

Tips on decluttering, accommodating buyers, staying sane

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Selling a home while you’re living in it can be trying during any market. Today’s sellers are generally looking at a longer marketing time than was the case a few years ago. Appropriate pricing for this changing market can shorten the misery. So can taking a few precautions.

The houses that look the best are the ones that get serious attention from buyers. Preparing a house for sale is more important than ever. Keeping it in pristine condition can be a challenge, particularly for sellers with small children and pets.