'Why are the sellers selling'? What (not) to say

The No. 1 question buyers ask their agents and why it presents a danger zone
  • Sellers should not disclose information about specific neighbors that might be viewed as slander. How should buyers find answers about a neighborhood? Personal research.

Having shown thousands of homes as a Realtor, I’ve fielded multitudes of questions from buyers as they’ve walked through various homes. Asking questions is wise — it’s better to get answers up front than discover nasty surprises after escrow closes.