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Topic - Dana Scanlon
Here's a real estate riddle: What do most homeowners want even though they rarely use it?
The location, the time of year, the economy — these are just some of the factors that can impede the sale of a property. But talk to Realtors, and they say one of the biggest impediments to successful sales often is the homeowners themselves — particularly the ones who are trying the most to be helpful.
"A lot of chimney companies will give you a one-year warranty on their work, and that's peace of mind for potential buyers," she said.
Ms. Scanlon said many sellers tell her that they haven't used their fireplaces for years, so she advises them to wait and see whether a problem arises during the home inspection.