That's just for starters.
Once that's done, you might want to take care of some things that could really turn buyers off and derail your hopes of unloading your home. And we bet you never would have thought of them.
Jessica Edwards, a Coldwell Banker real estate consumer specialist, offers her inside tips on what a seller should always -- or never -- do to make certain that buyers take the bait.
Gallery: Pitfalls Home Sellers Should Avoid
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