Before You Put The House Up For Sale – Part Two

Previously we looked at 4 common issues of concern that should be dealt with before putting a house up for sale. Here are the remaining for from Trulia’s
8 reasons home sales fall through
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  • Appliances
    Sure, buyers can easily replace any old appliances but if everything looks too dated they may wonder if the house itself is in good order. And don’t forget to make it clear if you’re planning on taking your refrigerator with you.
  • HVAC
    According to experts if your current system is 15 years or older you may be better off replacing it as this will be a prime concern for buyers who will probably try to negotiate a lower price.
  • Termites
    Adding a termite warranty might give a buyer peace of mind as termites cause over $5 billion in damage to U.S homes on a yearly basis.
  • Radon
    Radon can be found in soil, rocks, and water is “a naturally occurring, carcinogenic, radioactive gas that’s formed from the breakdown of uranium.” Radon testing will probably be part of the home inspection.

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