What does home staging have in common with bar-hopping?

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  • Selling a home might be a little like meeting a group of women at a bar.
  • The pretty one is the first one out the door — because she’s ready to go.
  • Who’s next? The ugly one, the nondescript one or the bitter one?

Displaying the best qualities of a home and showcasing the space at its best is a tried-and-true selling tactic. And it’s not entirely different than a gussied-up woman trying to catch a man in a bar.

Here is Leigh Brown’s salty analogy that explains marketing a home — delicate flowers need not view. Remember, no one wants buyer’s remorse — at 2 a.m. or with their home.

Leigh Brown is a full-time residential Realtor, speaker, coach and smartass. She works in the Charlotte, North Carolina, market with Re/Max Executive Realty and can be reached @leighbrown on all networks.

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