6 things real estate agents wish you knew

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Real estate agents see it all: from the unmade beds to the overstuffed garages to the “What were they thinking?” decor.

Over the years, they learn a thing or two:

  • Why some homes sell, while others linger on the market.
  • Why some promising buyers never make it to the closing table.
  • How to get a better deal on the mortgage.
  • Even just how much the other agents stand to make on your houses.

And the good news is, they want to share.

Whether you’re a buyer, seller or both, here are 6 things real estate agents wish you already knew.

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