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7 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know

If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s right: No matter how nice your home is, your behavior can also affect how buyers feel about making an offer.

Here are the unwritten etiquette rules sellers should follow to show their home —and themselves—in the best possible light.

1. Leave

Sure, you’re dying to know if prospective buyers will love what you’ve done with the kitchen, but REALTORS® agree sellers should not be there lurking in the shadows during an open house or showing. Buyers don’t feel as comfortable when the owner is at the home watching their every move. So take a powder. Or at least hide.

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Michael B. Bell | Home Sales Done Right