Believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do to prep your house for a sale without even going to the store. Your real estate plans don’t have to be completely on hold even while we’ve hit the pause button on other parts of daily life. Tackling small projects from cleaning the corners you may normally skip to tidying up your yard are easy and necessary wins if you’re thinking of listing your house and making a move.
Some homeowners choose to sell their homes through the For Sale By Owner (FBSO) route without the assistance of a real estate agent. Although 43% believe they will make more money by selling on their own, median selling prices end up much lower than a typical realtor-assisted home sale. See below for more FBSO results.
While most home sales close on time, there are various issues that can cause a closing date to be delayed or cancelled altogether. The most common reason for a delayed closing involves financial issues. The remaining top four reasons that follow are listed below.
While renovating, 45% of homeowners have installed smart systems or devices that can be monitored or controlled remotely. Interestingly enough, almost two thirds of these renovating homeowners added smart lighting upgrades to reduce energy consumption rather than as an attempt to improve their home resale value. Further reasons for smartening up their homes are listed below.
You want your home looking its best when it comes time to sell. The following bedroom tips help keep the space neutral enough to minimize personal taste while still inviting potential buyers to envision the place as their own.
Sellers have many things to worry about when they list their home for sale, including concerns not necessarily related to the actual property they are selling. The top problem reported by the most sellers is actually the fear that they won't find another home to buy due to low inventory. Unrealistic expectations and appraisals follow up in creating apprehension during the selling process.