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.
The quality of educational opportunities is very important to buyers on their search for choosing a home. Regardless of age or income, almost half of these consumers believe highly ranked schools are a top priority in their decision making.
Brainstorming a list of non-negotiable amenities is one of the best ways to narrow a broad home search and reign in overwhelming options. Defining the difference between a "must" and a "nice to have" provides focus and reflection in the home purchase. Below showcases the top five essential features most home shoppers require.