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It May Be A Dog's World Even In Real Estate

 

The signs above were taken while on a listing appointment this week. Pretty obvious that this was a pet friendly house..

As REALTORS® we have always told our sellers to make their home show ready at a moment's notice, get out of the house, have it in pristine condition and make sure there are no signs of Fido and the rest of the four legged family members.

 

I am  reconsidering the part of hiding the evidence of a pet.

 

 Note:

The house still needs to be pristine and without pet odors.

 

 

 REALTOR®Magazine states:

''Forty-two percent of millennial prospective homeowners say their dog—or their desire to adopt one—is a key factor in their desire to purchase a home in the future, according to the survey.''

 

So if you are thinking of selling your home, it might be a good idea to show how your home is pet friendly or could be.

Don't have a  pet, buy a fluffy dog bed that goes with your decor and use it as a staging prop.

Maybe put a stuffed doggy toy in that bed.

 

stuffed dog Margaret Rome

Times are changing.

 

 

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Comment balloon 34 commentsMargaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland • August 18 2017 02:24AM
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