How to Prevent Family Members and Friends From Sabotaging Your Home Sale

Family members and friends are loved ones who play important roles in your life. However, when it comes to sharing the news that you’ve decided to sell your home, it sometimes can be difficult to prevent these loved from sabotaging your home sale.

Lucky for you, there are many simple ways to reduce the risk that loved ones can hinder your ability to sell your residence.

Now, let’s take a look at three tips to keep family members and friends involved in the home selling process.

1. Meet with Family Members and Friends

Don’t wait to inform family members and friends about your decision to sell your house. Instead, meet with loved ones so you can discuss your home selling plans with them.

Face-to-face meetings with family members and friends are ideal. These meetings will allow you to explain why you decided to sell your home, where you plan to move and much more.

In addition, meeting with family members and friends shows loved ones that you care about their thoughts and feelings. It also sets the stage to involve your loved ones in the home selling process – something that may help you get the best results possible.

2. Respond to Loved Ones’ Home Selling Questions

In all likelihood, family members and friends will have lots of questions about your decision to sell your home. If you plan ahead for potential questions, you should have no trouble responding to loved ones’ queries accordingly.

It may be tough to move further away from loved ones. But if you prepare before you meet with family members and friends, you can improve your chances of remaining calm, cool and collected as you share your home selling news.

Furthermore, it is important to remember that loved ones might not always agree with your home selling decision.

On the other hand, family members and friends should be ready to stick with you and support your decision, regardless of whether they agree with it. By doing so, your loved ones can provide you with the assistance you need to streamline the home selling process.

3. Discuss Your Options with a Real Estate Agent

For those who want to get their loved ones involved the home selling cycle, meeting with a real estate agent may prove to be a great first step.

A real estate agent can provide recommendations and suggestions about how to share your home selling news with family members and friends. Plus, this housing market professional can respond to your home selling concerns and queries at any time.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will serve as a great guide throughout the home selling process. He or she will help you add your residence to the real estate market, promote your house to potential property buyers and negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf.

Don’t worry about telling family members and friends about your decision to sell your house. Conversely, use these tips, and you can prevent your loved ones from sabotaging your home sale.

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Dramatic wall of sliding windows w/ Juliette “WOW’S” as you enter this Loft-style One BR Condo with 10’ ceilings. Elevator bldg. at Union Place, solidly built in ’09 by visionary developer, David Aposhian. Chefs will love entertaining your friends in style, or stroll to some of the best restaurants & pubs + Farmer’s market steps away in Union or Inman Sq. Exquisite kitchen offers plenty of storage, oversized black granite peninsula, shaker style maple cabinets, KitchenAid stainless steel gas range, frig DW microwave. Oak hardwood floors thruout & In-Unit Laundry Room or extra storage – you decide. Tranquil BR with deep organized walk-in closet. The modern bathroom has a deep soaking tub with subway tile surround and Kohler fixtures. Private, locked storage, Bike Storage Room & Single Stream recycling. Common Roof Deck & BBQ area too! Half a block to the upcoming Union Sq Green Line T-stop & Direct Bus to Harvard/MIT/Kendall/Red Line. Furry Family Friendly! OH Sat & Sun 11-1

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Open house on 5/20/2017 at 80 Webster Ave Somerville, MA 02143


Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM  
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Dramatic wall of sliding windows w/ Juliette “WOW’S” as you enter this Loft-style One BR Condo with 10′ ceilings. Elevator bldg. at Union Place, solidly built in ’09 by visionary developer, David Aposhian. Chefs will love entertaining your friends in style, or stroll to some of the best restaurants & pubs + Farmer’s market steps away in Union or Inman Sq. Exquisite kitchen offers plenty of storage, oversized black granite peninsula, shaker style maple cabinets, KitchenAid stainless steel gas range, frig DW microwave. Oak hardwood floors thruout & In-Unit Laundry Room or extra storage – you decide. Tranquil BR with deep organized walk-in closet. The modern bathroom has a deep soaking tub with subway tile surround and Kohler fixtures. Private, locked storage, Bike Storage Room & Single Stream recycling. Common Roof Deck & BBQ area too! Half a block to the upcoming Union Sq Green Line T-stop & Direct Bus to Harvard/MIT/Kendall/Red Line. Furry Family Friendly! OH Sat & Sun 11-1