Quoted in Chicago Tribune’s “How not to sell your house”

An aggressive dog loose in a house doesn't help it sell. I was quoted a few times in today’s Chicago Tribune article, “How not to sell your house” by real estate columnist, Mary Umberger.

I shared several stories with Mary about showings that didn’t go well or didn’t happen at all because of mistakes sellers made. First mentioned in the article was the seller who refused to step outside so my buyer would be more comfortable viewing the home. For more of the details, see my blog post “Safety – Another Reason to Use Realtor When Buying a Home” (the seller had some issues).

Then I talked about how many listings have mistakes, are poorly worded or lack multiple photos. Read my blog post, “Sellers, Check Your MLS Listings” for examples.

Last, I shared a couple of stories where unfriendly dogs on the loose prevented or cut short showings. For an example see, “A Growling Dog Doesn’t Help a Home Show Well“, also on this blog.

Thinking of selling your home? Let me help you avoid many other mistakes that are easy to make so you can get the best price for your home in the least amount of time! Call me!

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Fran Bailey Fran Bailey is a Realtor who has been quoted in numerous Chicago and national publications. To schedule showings for any listings, get a free market analysis for your home or to contact Fran email her at fran.bailey@bairdwarner.com or call 773-793-4516. Learn More