If you find that your list price is too high for the market, reduce your price sooner rather than later. The longer it sits on the market unsold, the lower the ultimate selling price is likely to be.
Insisting on being present when the home is shown to prospective buyers.
One way to discourage buyers from buying your home is to be home during showings. For buyers to decide to buy a home, they first must discover and discuss, all of your homes aspects (the good and the bad).
Buyers are reluctant to say anything negative about a home in the seller's presence. It's best to leave your home when it's shown to buyers.
Refusing to do anything to get your house ready to sell
The way most people live in their homes is usually very different from the way a home should look when it goes on the market. In order for someone to want to buy the home, they must be able to envision themselves living there.
Most sellers have to "de-clutter" and clear their homes - at the very least. Often there's quite a bit more work that needs to be done before a home is ready to sell.
In order get the highest price possible when you sell a car, it's wise to have it detailed so it looks its shiny best. The same concept applies to selling houses. Buyers pay a premium for homes that are in move-in condition.