With how hot today’s market is, you may find someone willing to buy your house just through word of mouth before you even have a chance to list it. You may be tempted to try and close the sale on your own to avoid paying commissions to a real estate agent. While it is doable,… Continue reading Why You Still Need A Real Estate Agent Even If You Have Your Own Buyer
The moving process can become overwhelming due to the number of items on your move-out checklist. Don’t allow this potentially stressful time to stop you from accumulating the most wealth for you and your family. As a homeowner who’s planning to move in the near future, you can implement the following pieces of advice to… Continue reading How Homeowners Can Build Wealth While Moving
Current real estate prices are rising along with building costs. Prices have increased in seemingly every market. Austin, Texas for example has had an average increase in home prices of $100,000 in just six months. The reason for these rising interest rates seems to be due to the extremely low-interest rates allowing buyers to have… Continue reading Will Rising Interest Rates Burst The Housing Bubble?
Homeownership is a major step in one’s life, making sure that now’s the time for you is important. If you’re serious about transitioning from renting to owning we’ve compiled a list of criteria that may reaffirm your decision. Plan to Stay Put for the Next Three to Five Years The number of upfront costs and… Continue reading Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?
Having multiple offers for your home puts you in a commanding position to sell at a higher price that would’ve been otherwise improbable. This could also allow you to negotiate harder because the buyer is well aware of the other people eagerly awaiting the opportunity to buy your home. To accomplish the feat of having… Continue reading How To Attract Multiple Offers
Browse the app store on your iPhone or Android and you’ll find many apps for homeowners—but most of us don’t have the time or the phone storage to test them all. So which ones are worth the download? Keep reading to learn our five favorite mobile apps for homeowners. 1. Centriq The perfect app for… Continue reading 5 Best Mobile Apps For Homeowners
Homes should come with a warning label that reads, “maintenance required.” Like it or not, houses need maintenance, and unless you’re fine shelling out tons of money to the plumbers and contractors you’ll have on speed dial, it pays to master a few home maintenance skills yourself. Here are the basic, rock-bottom tasks every homeowner should… Continue reading Essential Home Maintenance All Homeowners Should Know
As the economy continues to strengthen, the housing market is poised for a very strong spring Let’s take a look at the numbers: Manufacturing continues to expand Service jobs rose to a 2 year high as more employees were added back into the workforce Motor Vehicle Sales are up 2.5% Unemployment Claims dropped The monthly… Continue reading A Look At The Latest Numbers & What They Mean To The Housing Market
1. Inventory is at an all-time low Your home could be extremely valuable due to the low inventory of homes on the market. NAR has reported that inventory is at an all-time low with 2.3 months supply available at the current sales pace. In a normal market, that number would be 6.0 months of inventory-significantly… Continue reading 3 Reasons To Sell in 2021
As the housing market continues to rebound amid the pandemic, sellers should think about making some updates on their homes. With demand increasing and inventory low, home buyers are still willing to spend big on homes with quality features. If you want to get the most bang for your buck, focus on features that most… Continue reading 5 Home Features Today’s Buyers Want Most