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3 steps to approach home selling challenges

by Maria Elena Casillas 07/07/2024

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The home selling process can be stressful due to all the planing and marketing involved. However, sticking to a few of the basics can help to decrease stress during this time and increase the chances of having a smooth and successful home selling experience. 

Remain calm

When a home selling challenge presents itself, it often helps to take a deep breath and take a moment to analyze the situation before acting. When you remain calm, cool and collected and approach the challenge from an objective point of view, you may be able to find a way to resolve this challenge in no time at all.

Be persistent

If you approach a home selling challenge with persistence, you'll be ready to explore every potential solution to address issues that may arise. Take time to identify different courses of action and keep going, even when there’s turbulence. By being persistent and exploring your options, you can find the best course of action so solve any problem. 

Consult with a real estate agent

For those who face a home selling challenge, it generally is a good idea to seek out expert guidance. Fortunately, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market professionals are happy to help you address any home selling challenges head-on. 

A real estate agent will first learn about your home selling goals and provide a personalized home selling strategy. Next, a real estate agent will promote your residence to the right groups of prospective buyers. And if you receive a home purchase offer, a real estate agent can help you analyze this proposal and decide whether to accept, reject or counter it. 

There is no reason to let home selling challenges get the best of you after you list your residence. By using the aforementioned tips, you can boost your home selling confidence and determine the best course of action to resolve any house selling challenges.

About the Author

Maria Elena Casillas


You don’t need to do this alone. I am bilingual in English and Spanish, and I have been in the industry for over 20 years, after earning my degree in Business Management and successive studies in Human Resources and Technology. Never content to let my education lapse, I also received a certification in Negotiation Skills from Pepperdine University and attended courses at Stanford University. A leader in the field, I am a member of the Santa Clara Board of Realtors and served as a professional standards ombudsman for 8 years. I completed a term as the President of the National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate’s Santa Clara chapter in 2016, now serving as this organization’s National Vice President. I pursued additional in-depth training to achieve professional designations as an ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative), CRS (Certified Professional Specialist), and SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist), GREEN certification, and RCS-D (Divorce Real Estate Specialist). Far from being a meaningless alphabet soup, this demonstrates how proactive I am in pursuing the latest knowledge so that I completely prepared to satisfy all my sellers' and buyers' unique needs. I am committed to Excellence!