You know, Real Estate is full of "Personalities" and I would imagine some people would find you quite hip and cool to roll in a motorcycle. The only down side is that you can't take any buyers around on that, but these days most buyers just meet you at the property anyway. I say...go ahead and be yourself. People will appreciate it.... more
Cat owners need to realize that their cats may be reducing the value of their house by thousands of dollars, and often tens of thousands of dollars. Even if the odor can be mitigated, the allergens are still present. People who are allergic to cats can quickly experience red eyes, runny noses, sneezing, rashes, breathing problems, and more.
Full removal of the allergens could require carpet replacement, washing walls and ceilings, thorough cleaning of heating and air systems including ductwork, washing or treating all furniture, and more.
Many buyers are allergic to cats or have friends and family members who will visit the home who are allergic to cats.
Therefore, presence of cats, or even former presence of cats in your house will reduce the number of buyers interesting to purchase. Fewer buyers means less demand which means lower price and longer days on the market.... more