• How to deal with a seller who hoards

    10 days ago - By The Real Deal New York

    With as much as 6 percent of the U.S. population affected by hoarding, real estate brokers often have to navigate deals where a client is suffering from the disorder. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, symptoms include “difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value” which “results in the accumulation of possessions that congest and clutter active living areas and substantially compromises their intended use.” Rita Danielle Steele,...
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