According to NAR, 77% of buyers’ agents indicated staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home. Before you list your home, follow this list of staging preparations to highlight a home that sells.
Unofficially, the spring selling season begins after Super Bowl Sunday. This means there is still time to transform your home into a house in which a potential buyer could envision themselves living. Preparing your home to sell can quickly become an overwhelming hurdle if you don’t approach it as a series of small steps. Follow this week-by-week checklist to have your home ready to list by the peak selling season.
It’s no secret that purchasing a home can be a major undertaking, especially if you’re a first-time buyer.
As you navigate the process, there are all kinds of real estate terms that you are likely to encounter along the way. Knowing and understanding these terms will not only help you communicate with your broker but will also make your journey toward homeownership more seamless. Here’s a brief primer to help familiarize you with some common terminology:
Last month, the Federal Reserve implemented its second interest rate hike of the year and indicated there could be two more rate hikes to come in 2018. Understandably, the news created some buzz in the housing market as the Fed Funds Rate affects mortgage rates.
While mortgage rates have been gradually on the rise, it shouldn’t deter prospective buyers from purchasing a home if they have the means to do so. Here are a few things home buyers and sellers should keep in mind:
With new inventory hitting the market each week, it’s no surprise the spring real estate season is a competitive time of year for sellers.
If you’re thinking about making a move this spring, it’s crucial to create a marketing strategy that sets yourself apart from the crowd. One way to do this is through powerful video marketing.
Is buying a home one of your new year’s resolutions in 2018? If you’re even thinking about buying your first home, you might be wondering: “where do I start?”
Whether you plan to pay cash or take out a mortgage to buy a home, the biggest financial transaction of your life requires a bit of pre-planning. Here are four steps to take if you’re planning on buying your first home.
It’s no surprise the housing market slows down during the holiday season. Between all the parties, family activities and holiday vacations, many buyers and sellers set their real estate endeavors aside in lieu of other commitments.
With that in mind, sellers often ask if they should take their home off the market (or hold off on listing entirely) until spring.
The answer, of course, depends on your situation and urgency. But there are some unique advantages when it comes to listing your home during the market’s traditional off season. Here are a few things to consider: