Listed? It’s just not your home any more.

This house is on the market for the "right" buyer only.

There can be no better example of a seller’s misconception about putting a property on the market than a piece in the New York Times about a couple in Greenwich Village who is listing their townhouse for $8.35 million.  Author of more than 30 novels, Robert Rosenblum is quoted as saying the following:

My idea is to find someone who deserves the house and can feel what is here. We brought our kids up in this house, and we feel it’s a magical place.

The sentiment (which is, of course, all it can be called) is understandable, if unjustified. Continue reading