9 Things to Ignore at an Open House
© Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg Open House signage is displayed outside of a home for sale in Redondo Beach, California. Don’t let signs of a home’s previous life deter you from making it your dream home. The sellers may not have had the time, money, or willpower to professionally stage or remodel their homes before their open house, but that isn’t always a bad thing. While a turnkey home is ideal for people who want to move right in and make no changes, don’t ignore those “time warp” homes. They can be incredible gems that just need a little polishing. As you step into each home while you’re house hunting, try your best to ignore these nine buyer turnoffs that are actually pretty easy to adjust. Custom Real Estate Signs – No Minimums, Quality Guaranteed. BuildASign.com/RealEstateSigns Bing is rated ★★★★★ ★★★★★(1310 reviews) 2300+ followers on Twitter AdNo Minimums, Quality Guaranteed. Buy Now – 15% Off + Free Shipping! Free Shipping on Custom Signs Custom License Plates – $13 Cheap Yard Signs Magnetic Car Signs – $20 +Free Ship Bumper Stickers Under $1 Free Troops Banners 1. An older home “Old” isn’t synonymous with bad. In fact, sometimes newer homes are more affordable simply because they were built with cheap materials — and that may cost you more money in upkeep than a home built decades ago with quality materials that have proven to stand the test of time. Remember that there are many simple fixes to modernize a dated home, and many older homes are full of charm and character that you can’t find in a brand-new build.