Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home. Families have returned from summer vacations. Kids have gone back to school. The holidays aren’t yet upon us.
If you’re planning on putting your house on the market, be aware that different folks enter the market at different times of the year. The lively spring real estate season thrives on families wishing to relocate while their kids are on break from school. Home sales in autumn, however, are driven mainly by millennials and empty-nesters.
Here are some great tips to help you get the most for your home this fall.
While spring may be the best time for home sales, that isn’t always possible for every homeowner.
The fall real estate market is almost always a hot season. Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home.
Potential buyers—like empty nesters or millennials who aren’t worried about moving after the school year has started—will compete for fewer homes on the market and will likely want to buy their new home before the holiday season kicks into high gear.
Here are some tips to prepare your home for this important time.
It seems everyone wants to get organized, but no one knows quite how to do it.
Sure, people know all about the newest and niftiest shelving units and storage containers, but they don’t always put the strategies they’ve developed into practice.
Figuring out how to organize your closet can be almost as daunting as deciding to (finally) commit yourself to the task.
Overcome your own barriers to organizational bliss with the following expert tips for real-life problems.
You see a new home listed for sale and you go out to visit the open house. You decide you love the house and are going to submit an offer. But wait, there are others who also love this house and suddenly you are competing against several offers at the same time!
To help you come out on top, let’s look at the offer process from the perspective of the seller: What are the seller’s options when there are multiple offers, and what type of offer is most likely to be accepted?
In today’s fast-paced seller’s market, an aggressively priced property can often fetch multiple offers, spurring a bidding war between homebuyers. As the seller, this is an extremely fortunate position to be in, but one which may prove more confusing than expected.
There are some simple ways to improve the chances of selling your house. If you have a house on the market, or are considering it, read on for seven tips that will make it easier to sell your house and make a smooth transition from one owner to the next.
When you’re getting ready to sell your home, there are two punch lists you need to worry about. The first contains all the issues a good home inspector is likely to find and report to prospective buyers.
If you’re looking to sell your home, read on for some tips on how to generate interest and get the best price possible.
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. In the housing market, meanwhile, there’s little momentum up or down. Lower rates are a boon to borrowers, but no help if there’s still not enough inventory to satisfy years of pent-up demand. If you are thinking of putting your home on the market, this may be a great time for it as inventory is so tight. Read the articles below for more information.
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Homebuyers cause a jump in new mortgage applications as more home finally hit the market. Home prices of existing homes have hit all time highs! And the most new homes in a decade were completed in May, but is it enough?
After falling for two straight weeks, mortgage application volume rose 2.5 percent last week, seasonally adjusted, compared with the previous week. The increase was driven entirely by purchase applications.
It’s getting ever more expensive to buy a home, as the median price of an existing home has hit a new all-time high—and is likely to keep rising.
More newly constructed homes are hitting the market—welcome news for home buyers frustrated by the ever-worsening lack of abodes for sale. But are they enough to ease the housing crunch?
Holding an open house can be a great way to get your home for sale noticed — that is, if your home is in good condition. If not, well…
Few buyers want to buy a house sight unseen. Holding an open house is a great way to get many potential buyers through the door and show off your polished, picture perfect home. But first you must make sure your home is ready to be seen.
You and your agent can take steps to make sure the maximum number of people sees your home, increasing its chances of selling quickly for a better price. While technology has changed some aspects of open houses, others – such as the importance of making a good first impression – remain the same.
Home Prices Continue to Rise, and More Is Predicted for 2018. Home sellers had it good at the end of last year, racking up profits they hadn’t seen in more than a decade, a new report finds. You are your partner may be thinking of taking advantage of buying a home before prices climb much higher. Love may be blind, but if you and your significant other hope to buy a home together, it’s important to go in with your eyes open. That can mean you’ll need to pop some questions about money—right now.