Buyers pay attention to time on market and may erroneously assume something is wrong with a property that has gone “stale.” Real estate pros say it’s critical to determine what time frame is considered stale in your market and drop the price of your listing before getting to that pivotal moment. Read more HERE.
A home insurance policy won’t cover every thing that could possibly go wrong with a home. The details are all in the fine print within the policy.
Many standard policies do not include a few things that homeowners may assume they cover. Homeowners may need to investigate supplemental coverage.
Here are a few common things that aren’t covered by homeowners insurance according to Realtor.com.
Improved educational performance, higher civic participation, lower crime rates, and improved health remain the biggest social benefits linked to homeownership, according to a new research paper by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun and research economist Nadia Evangelou, which appears in The Journal of the Center for Real Estate Studies.
Vinyl is the most common primary exterior wall material on single-family homes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction data from 2016, and reported by the National Association of Home Builders.
Painting can be one of the most cost-effective ways to spruce up a listing. But homeowners can also make a lot of mistakes with this common DIY job. Realtor.com® spoke with staging and color experts to find out some of the most obvious mistakes that they see most often. Read more HERE.
Consumers trust real estate professionals and lenders more than online sources or family and friends when it comes to obtaining information about mortgages, according to a new Fannie Mae survey based on 1,000 responses.
Applying text mining techniques, a new analysis from CoreLogic finds that properties with certain words in their listing comments sell for higher prices, on average, than those without such comments. Read more HERE.
A little music may be just what your listing needs. Some real estate professionals believe that soft music playing in the background can be just the subtle, emotional pull that welcomes buyers inside your open house or house tour. Read more HERE.