Your number on goal, when putting your home on the market, is to sell your listing. Why skimp on the photographer? A picture is worth a thousand words—or in the case of real estate, it might be worth a few hundred-thousand dollars, depending on the sale price of a home. First impressions matter, and since […]
The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. Here is the #1 reason we think you should sell before Spring arrives.
Just like with any product or service, the law of supply and demand impacts home prices. Any time that there is less supply than the market demands, prices increase.
Spectacular Mediterranean home located at 985 Gilbert Street in Boulder, nestled on a .38 acre lot in the serene setting of the coveted Chautauqua Neighborhood has it all.
More buyers are becoming attracted to houses that are designed with the environment in mind; therefore, sellers must package their homes in a way that scores some eco-friendly points. Below are four ways you can make your homes more attractive to this type of buyer.
Married couples are becoming “happily ever homeowner” once again. They dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments. Being a “happily ever homeowner” means both contribute to […]
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale, yet few are pre-approved when they start their search. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying […]
Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take you to save for a down payment in each state. Using data from the United […]
According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were required at all. Another 35% were stunned by how much higher the fees were […]
There is no doubt that historically low mortgage interest rates were a major impetus to housing recovery over the last several years. However, many industry experts are showing concern about the possible effect that the rising rates will have moving forward. The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the National Association of Realtors are all projecting that […]