Selling a house can be stressful. After all, it’s one of the biggest purchases (or investments) that most of us will make in our lifetime. Not only that, but homes can also hold a sentimental value. Those emotions can contribute to making mistakes that ultimately cost you money. On top of that, moving from one place to another is hugely stressful for most people. For these reasons (and more), it’s important to make smart decisions when selling your house. Otherwise, you’ll end up making costly mistakes.
Even experienced homeowners are prone to making errors when going through the sales process. Considering that the average house price in the U.S. today is more than $300,000 (and counting), these mistakes can add-up. The higher the value of the house, the more expensive any potential mistakes will be. In this article, we’ll talk about common mistakes that people make when selling a house — and how to avoid them.