When it comes to home renovations, most homeowners choose remodeling projects that benefit them in their current living situation.
However, if your home is not your forever home and you are considering selling sometime in the future, there are several renovations that will add value to your real estate and make your home more attractive to potential buyers.
When it comes to selling a home, the backbone of any successful marketing strategy is proper pricing. That’s because the highest volume of potential buyers see your home within days of it hitting the market. So if your home is perceived as overpriced right off the bat, you’ve already missed a huge opportunity.
In the real estate business, time is money. That’s why @properties keeps a close eye on two important performance measures: Days on Market (DOM) and Selling-Price-to-Original-
DOM is the market time between a home’s listing date and the day it goes under contract, while SP/OLP is the percentage of the original asking price (i.e. prior to any price reductions) at which the home sold.
@properties ranks #1 among the top brokerage firms in Chicagoland in both of these categories.
Let’s talk for a minute about “not normal.” Sometimes not normal can be scary, like when your teenage daughter brings home the bass player from a Norwegian heavy metal band.
But not normal can also be a beautiful thing.
Recently, a few seemingly unwitting patrons in New York City bought paintings by the renowned graffiti artist Banksy for a couple hundred dollars each. The paintings are believed to be worth over $100,000.