Trying to sell your house? According to a recent report by Realtor.com, these are the most common things potential home buyers get turned off by when house hunting:
Seeing dead bugs around the house: Make sure every corner of your home and windowsill is bug free. It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it can gross some buyers out and make them think there is a pest problem.
Weird decor: A large doll collection or your prized clown figurines should probably be boxed up until your house sells. Believe it or not, your taste in decor can really impact a potential buyer
Smell: Get rid of that cat box before a showing and be sure to cut back on the plug-in air fresheners. One is fine. One in every room is overkill!
Blackout drapes and dark rooms: Open up the blinds and let the light in! Bright and sunny is way more attractive to buyers.
Family photos: Buyers want to be able to picture themselves living in your house, so it’s important to make it as universally appealing as possible. It’s hard to picture yourself in a house with someone else's family photos everywhere (Buzz 60)