Like remote controls for garage door openers, another big problem with home selling that should not be a huge issue -- yet, I'm sorry to say, it is often the bane of our existence -- is carbon monoxide detectors. Ever since California passed that law requiring every home to have a carbon monoxide detector, those things have been a problem.
Oh, you might think you have solved the problem because, as a Sacramento real estate agent, perhaps you have bought a bunch of them for distribution. Or, you might have impressed upon your seller the reason why the carbon monoxide detector must be purchased and installed when the home goes on the market. You think you've covered all of your bases, and everything will be just hunky dory and peachy, well, I've got news for you.
Read more on my personal blog today about Please Don't Pack the Carbon Monoxide Detector.
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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.
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