Most real estate viewings last less than an hour. Are you mentally present and prepared for what you want to accomplish by going inside? If not, you may miss the value point and disregard a poor showing or misconstrue a professionally staged one. First-time buyers and buyers who haven’t purchased in a long time are at a certain disadvantage because they have little experience envisioning how someone else’s home, a vacant property, or a set of builder’s drawings can be transformed into their dream home.
Processing what a property has and has not to offer has always been a challenge for buyers but has become even greater since smartphones arrived. Our smartphone obsession with checking messages, taking pictures/videos, and sharing to keep us routinely distracted is a problem for property viewers.
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