Sellers

Feb. 28, 2024

What Must Sellers Reveal in Disclosures?

Three important things to disclose before your home is sold.

 

When making an offer on a house, one of the first things buyers get from the seller is a property disclosure. This is also referred to as a property disclosure statement, a real estate disclosure form, or a home ...

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Posted in Expert Advice, Sellers
Feb. 22, 2024

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

If you're thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it'll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the competition.

Here are some valuable tips ...

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Posted in Sellers
Feb. 7, 2024

Houses Are Still Selling Fast

Have you been thinking about selling your house? If so, here’s some good news. While the housing market isn't as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when houses were selling quicker than ever, they’re still selling faster than normal.

The graph below uses data from Realtor.com ...

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Feb. 2, 2024

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Here's why.

1. Take Advantage of ...

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Posted in Interest Rates, Sellers
Jan. 23, 2024

3 Steps for the Perfect Winter Home Sale

Here are three easy tips to help you sell your home this winter.

 

Conventional wisdom says spring is the best time of year to sell your home. While spring is definitely the busiest time of year to buy or sell a house, that doesn’t mean you can’t sell in ...

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Posted in Expert Advice, Sellers
Jan. 22, 2024

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024

If one of the goals on your list is selling your house and making a move this year, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement about what’s ahead and feeling a little sentimental about your current home.

A great way to balance those emotions and make sure you’re confident in ...

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Posted in Housing Myths, Sellers
Jan. 16, 2024

Why You May Want To Seriously Consider a Newly Built Home

Are you putting off your plans to sell because you’re worried you won’t be able to find a home you like when you move? If so, it may be time to consider a newly built home and the benefits that come with one. Here’s why.

Near-Record Percentage of New Home ...

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Posted in Housing Myths, Sellers
Jan. 9, 2024

Ways Your Home Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goals

If you’ve owned your house for at least a couple of years, there’s something you’re going to want to know more about – and that’s home equity. If you’re not familiar with that term, Freddie Mac defines it like this:

. . . your home’s equity is the difference between how ...
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Posted in Buyers, Sellers
Dec. 22, 2023

Sell Smarter: Why Working with a Real Estate Agent May Beat Going Solo

If you're thinking about selling your house on your own, called “For Sale by Owner” or FSBO, there are some important things to consider. Going this route means taking on a lot of responsibilities by yourself – and that can be a bit of a headache.

A recent report ...

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Posted in FSBO, Housing Myths, Sellers
Dec. 20, 2023

Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market in 2024. In 2023, higher mortgage rates, confusion over home price headlines, and a lack of homes for sale created some challenges for buyers and sellers looking ...

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