homeselling: The Benefits of Selling Your House in a Low housing Inventory Market: Higher Prices, Increased Competition, and Expert Guidance - 11/14/23 07:25 AM
The Benefits of Selling Your House in a Low Housing Inventory Market: Higher Prices, Increased Competition, and Expert GuidanceHow does the level of housing inventory affect the real estate market?The level of housing inventory directly impacts the real estate market. When inventory is low, it creates a seller’s market with higher prices due to increased competition among buyers. On the other hand, when inventory is high, it becomes a buyer’s market with more options and potentially lower prices.
Introduction: The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is LowSelling a house when inventory is limited can offer several advantages for homeowners, including … (3 comments)

homeselling: Selling A House With Code Violations - 03/21/23 04:02 PM
Discovering code violations while trying to sell your home can be extremely frustrating. Minor code violations may not be a big deal, but significant violations could prevent your home from selling. You do have several options for proceeding with the sale, though. Here’s everything you need to know about selling a home with code violations:
Common Code ViolationsCode violations are much more common in older constructions, but they can occur in any property. Violations often result from DIY repairs and renovations, but subpar work from contractors may also violate code. There are so many specific building requirements in every municipality, so it … (2 comments)

homeselling: Quiz: 10 Questions to See If You Will Make the Right Choices When Selling Your House - 02/17/23 02:11 PM
You certainly don’t have to take classes or pass an exam if you want to sell your house. All you have to do is hire a great real estate agent who had to do both of those things in order to help you sell your house quickly and for the most money possible.
Even if you took the same classes and tests your agent took to become an agent, it’d be difficult for you to know everything you need to know. Much of the insight and knowledge that makes your agent so effective at getting you the best results comes from experience … (3 comments)

homeselling: What Are “Comps,” and What Do You Need to Know About Them in the Current Real Estate Market? - 01/24/23 01:23 PM
Every industry has jargon an outsider wouldn’t understand, and probably doesn’t need to know. But real estate is a field where almost every “outsider” needs a bit of insider knowledge in order to successfully buy, sell, or rent a place to live a few times in their lives.
For instance, you could go your entire life without hearing the term “comp” once, but the minute you decide to buy or sell a house you’ll hear agents say it like it’s a word you probably already know. It’s not nuclear physics, so you can probably figure out what they’re talking about, especially in … (2 comments)

homeselling: It’s a Great Time to Sell Your Home in This Market—IF You Keep These 3 Things in Mind - 11/04/22 05:05 AM
Some people feel like it’s not a good time to sell their house right now because they’ve heard that prices are dropping, it’s taking longer to sell, and the number of home sales have drastically dropped.
That’s all true in many areas and price ranges, but it isn’t across the board. A lot depends upon where you live and the price range of the house you’re selling. Your specific house could also be immune to all of that if it’s nice enough, or unique enough for buyers to beat a path to your door in droves. (Caveat: almost every homeowner feels their house is … (5 comments)

Listing sites like Zillow, Trulia, Redfin are Apps That Commonly Get It Wrong but have become the go-to source for many buyers and sellers (particularly people attempting to buy or sell property on their own) to get information about the market, view properties, and connect with property owners.
But while most people believe these listing sites are a reliable source of information, there’s actually quite a bit of misinformation that can throw a wrench in your home search or sale.
Here are the three things real estate apps commonly get it wrong (and how you can avoid them while selling or buying your home):

homeselling: 8 Ways A Great Real Estate Agent Can Change Your Life - 11/13/18 02:48 PM
A real estate transaction can be an exciting thing to experience, but it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful. Your experience will largely depend on the circumstances surrounding your transaction and, perhaps more importantly, the agent you're working with. A great agent will not only get you over the finish line to the best of their ability, but they can also change your life for the better. Here are eight ways:
1. They'll show you they careIn today's fast-paced world, it seems like everyone's attention is in short supply. A great real estate agent will show you that's not always the case, … (1 comments)

homeselling: Serious Holiday Selling - 11/02/15 10:38 PM
Serious Holiday Selling-Seriously-Thinking about waiting until after the hectic Holiday season to sell your home in Oakland County, MI ? You might want to think again. Did you know that buyers looking for a home during the holiday season are some of the most serious buyers all year long? They seem to be the ones that are motivated and no nonsense in their search and motivation to find the home of their dreams, sort of like searching for the best Holiday gift for their families. There are also those from the Holiday buyer market looking to purchase their new home within this 2015 tax year for financial reasons and … (3 comments)

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