First impressions matter, so when you finally put your house on the market, you’ll want to pay special attention to how you stage your property.
Staging is a real estate term that means how a house looks, and good staging helps buyers imagine themselves in the home. It shows off the property’s good features, hides its flaws, turns unconventional spaces into usable spaces, creates a mood, and makes the house look significantly better in photos.
So, let’s look at why staging is necessary and some of the easiest and most recommended staging steps to ensure you get top dollar for your home!
Understanding the ebbs and flows of the market is crucial to success
A real estate agent is on your side and knows your local market best
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What to Do When the Market Changes
Buying or selling a home is one of the most exciting moments in people’s lives, and it’s also affected by broader economic trends. The challenging process is filled with details and detours. Today’s housing market is continually pivoting amid persistent global pandemic-related influences and a subsequent housing supply crisis.
If you’re looking to buy, sell, or both, employing the services of a trusted real estate professional is a critical decision that can make or break your deal. The local knowledge and experience they bring to the table will help you navigate the real estate investing process wisely, especially in today’s rapidly shifting housing market.
There’s a lot to be excited about with this summer’s housing market.
Homes are for sale with the features you want, like swimming pools.
Our team knows how to help get the most for your home – contact us!
Despite news about a looming recession, high mortgage interest rates, and low inventory negatively impacting real estate, many good things are still happening and worth getting excited about in the 2022 summer housing market.
Some promising news in today’s historic housing market is that home demand remains strong, with well-vetted, qualified buyers making cash offers, creating a more balanced seller’s and buyer’s market. Additionally, home values continue to defy the odds and climb higher with no end in sight, helping your equity gains grow, which creates opportunities to put your equity gains to use that have never been better. Continue reading →
Home values are rising faster than inflation, making homes a prized asset
This housing market offers unique opportunities for buyers and sellers
Contact us today to secure your assets and safeguard your future!
The state of real estate and inflation
As inflation soars to near 40-year highs and raises the cost of everything, many are looking for innovative ways to secure their assets against inflationary losses. Additionally, given the housing market’s recent volatility (primarily driven by historic low levels of housing inventory that have caused an imbalance between supply and demand), it’s understandable that many might consider real estate to be a wrong or risky move right now. But the great news is that nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s explore how and why buying or selling a home can safeguard you against inflation. Continue reading →
Real Estate Bubbles: what are they, are we in one now, and why there’s no cause for alarm.
It’s natural to compare today to 2008, but this housing market is vastly different.
You can lean on our expertise! We’ve seen all types of markets, so reach out with questions.
With home prices soaring to levels never before seen, it is undeniable that the U.S. housing market is in uncharted territory, with many industry experts speculating that we’re in the midst of yet another housing bubble. However, like snowflakes, every bubble is created differently and is unique. Continue reading →
Consider if you’ve tried everything else before a price reduction
Make sure to seek the advice of your trusted realtor–we’ve seen it all before!
Even in a competitive seller’s market like the one we’re in right now, listing your home for the right price is key. Don’t count on a bidding war happening to get the price you want! Let’s take a look at what you should do before listing your home, indicators that your home is priced too high, and the strategies you can use to make the price right. Continue reading →
Oil and gas prices are the highest in United States history!
Individuals and families are shifting how they think about housing, from suburban versus urban to downsizing or going multigenerational.
It’s critical to work with an agent who understands the right fit for you and your family.
Record-high oil and gas prices are changing home buying and selling
It’s difficult to escape the news: gas prices are surging across the nation, with the increase averaging $1 per gallon. With costs at historical highs, the ripple effect changes how we think about everything. That includes the largest line item on any household’s budget: their home. How will this new reality change how people buy and sell real estate? Let’s take a look at some of the main considerations. Continue reading →
First-time home-sellers need an accurate value before listing.
Sellers need to make smart choices on repairs and staging.
Offers are evaluated on multiple factors, not just price.
The three most common questions first-time sellers ask our real estate team.
It’s common to be overwhelmed by the number of questions you inevitably run into when you’re selling your home. Does the doorbell work? Are the exterior colors suitable for today’s market? Am I getting what my home is worth? From marketing the house to negotiating a fair market price and making repairs, here are some of the most common questions sellers ask us and some helpful strategies you can utilize when selling your home.
The historic low housing inventory creates value opportunities in competitive housing markets.
Anticipation of new home listings to hit a 10-year high as some owners see right now as the best time to sell.
Condo and rental demand are likely to surge as inventory supply chain issues impact the housing market.
This Year Will Bring Balance to the Housing Market
After two consecutive years in which words like “unprecedented,” “historic,” and “white-hot” have been buzzing about, we can now add “inflation” to the list.
What is inflation, and how will it affect the real estate market in 2022?
Real estate is not immune from the inflationary effects of declining purchasing power on an economy. When prices go up, so do the costs associated with real estate. In a nutshell, that’s how inflation works; like a rising tide lifts all boats, so does inflation with rising costs. However, there are always reasons to be genuinely confident in real estate’s proven ability to hedge against inflation and be profitable.
Here are three particulars and tips to help you navigate these inflationary waters and better prepare you to make your move when you decide it’s time to do so.
In today’s hot market, it’s more important than ever to choose the right agent to help you buy or sell a home.
Real estate agents don’t just offer local expertise—their insider knowledge and marketing prowess come in handy, too.
Thinking about making a move in the new year? Contact us to start planning now!
Here Are the Top 10 Qualities Every Successful Real Estate Agent Should Have
Did you know that 75% of buyers and sellers work with the first agent they meet? It’s true—but that doesn’t mean it’s the best decision. If you want to come out on top in today’s competitive market, experts often recommend interviewing a few candidates before settling on the right real estate professional for the job. And if you’re not sure where to start, we’ve outlined 10 qualities of a highly successful agent.