Six straight months of declining home sales have ended in one of the largest year-over-year inventory increases in a minimum of 10 years, as reported by the latest RE/MAX National Housing Report. Prices Continue to Control the Housing Market What does that mean to the average home-buyer and seller? If you’re a buyer, … » Learn More about Prices Continue to Control the Market
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The February 2019 housing report uses the numbers for January 2019. Declining Sales, Growing Inventory Continue to Move in Direction of Buyer’s Market, in accordance with the February RE/MAX National Housing Report that analyzes housing data in 54* metro areas. February 2019 RE/MAX National Housing Report Riding two trends—declining sales and growing inventory— … » Learn More about National Housing Report-February 2019
These small changes potentially have to make a huge influence over your selling price. Projects to Handle Prior to Listing Your Home Address the Exterior First impressions are everything. In the months prior to listing your home for sale, put in a little sweat equity to produce killer curb appeal. Prune the bushes, power-wash … » Learn More about Projects to Handle Prior to Listing Your Home
Some green homes could possibly be under-valued, as outlined by panelists at a session during the 2019 Builder Show in Las Vegas – and that is often a costly mistake for home sellers. To ensure energy-efficient features are counted, collaboration among appraisers, lenders, builders, and real estate professionals is critical, panelists said. Real estate professionals … » Learn More about Are green features evaluated sufficiently?
Homeowners may become “nose blind” to their home’s own smell, and that is usually problematic when putting the home up for sale because smell will have a big impact on buyers’ perceptions of the home. Plus no one wants a smelly house. Home sellers will often be nose blind “Nose-blindness” happens when a … » Learn More about Home sellers will often be nose blind
The December 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report housing report uses the numbers for November 2018.2018 Home Sales Cool-down, While Inventory Recovers and Price Increases Moderate. December’s declining home sales and growing inventory solidified 2018 as the year the red-hot seller’s market moved toward a balanced market. Price growth also moderated, though December was the 33rd … » Learn More about December 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report
As reported by the National Knock Deals Forecast, uses data equally for predictive and historical analyses from ATTOM Data Solutions, the percent of home sellers who eventually sold for less than list price in 2018 was approximately 2 in 3 (62%). Of those homes that sold for less than list price, six out of 10 … » Learn More about More homes sell for under list price
The November 2018 housing report uses the numbers for October 2018. While July home sales decreased slightly, homes sold at a quicker rate than any month in nearly 10 years, in accordance with the August RE/MAX National Housing Report that analyzes housing data in 54* metro areas. November 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report … » Learn More about November 2018 RE/MAX Housing Report
Make the extra effort now for smooth sailing (and selling) later. If your goal is to sell your home you should crank things up a notch to get a speedy sale. If you tackle these eight tasks you’ll have buyers racing to put in an offer! 8 seller tasks that makes or breaks your … » Learn More about 8 seller tasks that makes or breaks your sale
Have you got a pretty close understanding of what your home is worth? Is it possible you estimate within, say, 5% of what it’s quite likely going to sell for? If that’s the case, would that make you more accurate regarding your home value than an estimate from a computer program packed with recent sales … » Learn More about Who’s best at home valuations – property owners or websites?