barnegat home selling advice: Is Your Barnegat House Priced to Sell Immediately? - 09/26/19 04:42 AM

Price your Barnegat Home Right from the Beginning!
Overpricing a home is the #1-way sellers sabotage their ability to get the most money for their property. The common logic is that pricing a home higher will lead to a higher sale price – that is faulty reasoning.
In today’s real estate market, more houses are coming to market every day. Eager buyers are searching for their dream homes, so setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home values have risen at over 6% a year over the … (3 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Selling Your Barnegat Home? Make Sure the Price is Right! - 01/17/19 05:07 AM

Thinking of selling your Barnegat home? Are you wondering how to price it to get the highest amount and sell quickly?
If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price.
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In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory is coming to market and home values are projected to appreciate at lower rates, homeowners will not be able to … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Listing Your Barnegat Home During the Holidays - 11/23/18 03:30 PM

Every year at this time there are many Barnegat homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. What's Your Barnegat Home Worth?
Here are seven great reasons not to wait:
Relocation buyers are out there. Many companies are still hiring throughout the holidays and need their new employees in their new positions as soon as possible. Purchasers who are looking for homes during the holidays are serious buyers and are ready to buy now. You … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Competition is Coming to the Barnegat Housing Market - 08/14/18 06:35 AM

If you’re thinking of selling your Barnegat home, be aware; competition is coming!! There are multiple new home construction projects going on in Barnegat at the moment, including at least 84 listings for homes that have just been built, homes under construction and homes to be built. New listings that have come on the market just in 2018 is up over 31% and the absorption rate is up almost 30% over last year.
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The number of building permits issued in the U.S. for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Hire a Pro to Sell Your Barnegat Home - 04/24/18 01:19 PM

With Barnegat home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional.
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Local real estate agents, like me, are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that their ability to negotiate will determine whether or not they get the best deal for themselves and their families.
Here is a list of some of the people with whom the seller must be prepared to negotiate if they decide … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: How Much Equity is in Your Barnegat Home? - 03/21/18 05:23 AM

Are you aware of how much equity you have in your Barnegat home? You may be surprised!
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in their homes in 2017. This is great news for the country, as 95.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.
“U.S homeowners with mortgages (roughly 63% of all the properties) have seen their equity increase by a total of $908.4 billion since the fourth quarter 2016, an increase of 12.2%, year over year.”
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In Barnegat, sold home prices rose by over 7.5% … (1 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Hire a Barnegat Professional When Buying or Selling! - 02/22/18 06:34 AM

Here are 5 reasons to hire a real estate professional when buying or selling a home in Barnegat.
Whether you are buying or selling a home in Barnegat, it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO.’
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The 5 reasons you NEED a real estate professional in your corner haven’t changed but have rather been strengthened by the projections of higher mortgage interest … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Thinking of Selling your Barnegat Home? Now is the Perfect Time - 01/15/18 04:24 PM

Thinking about selling your Barnegat Home, but you’re waiting until the Spring? Maybe you should reconsider.
It is common knowledge that a great number of Barnegat homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.
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The other listings that do come out in the spring will represent increased competition to any Barnegat seller. Do a greater number of homes actually come to the market in the spring … (0 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: For Sale by Owner in Barnegat? - 12/26/17 09:58 PM

What are the disadvantages of “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) in Barnegat?
In today’s Barnegat Housing Market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers in Barnegat.
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Here are the top five reasons:
1. Exposure to Prospective Buyers
Recent studies have shown that 95% of buyers search online for a home. That is in comparison to only 17% looking at print newspaper ads. … (1 comments)

barnegat home selling advice: Buyers are Looking for a Barnegat Home NOW - 12/08/17 04:26 AM

If you’re thinking about putting your Barnegat home on the market, maybe you should do it soon and not wait for Spring.
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Many people believe that selling their Barnegat house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there will be more buyers than there are during the winter months and, therefore, their house will sell quicker and for a higher price.
Historically, this made sense. However, today’s real estate market is not following the rules of the past.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) measures buyer “foot traffic” each month. It receives … (0 comments)

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