In David Letterman style, let’s list the top ten things that make a buyer say, “Let’s get out of here!!” when I am showing a house.

NUMBER TEN: DEAD BUGS LYING AROUND!

That being said, I have to admit that not only have I sold properties with dead bugs lying around, but I have also bought them myself. Often people will exterminate a home after moving furniture out and then put in new light carpet and put it on the market vacant. After exterminating a home, dead bugs can appear for weeks afterward, and with no one living in the house, you find the dead spiders lying on the brand new light carpet. “I said light, bright and airy NOT light, bright and buggy!”

NUMBER NINE: SKEEVY CREEPIES!

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