In a market like this it is important for buyers to make their most competitive offer right at the start. The best offers include more than just the highest price, though. So, what makes an offer really shine? Three factors will set your’s apart from the crowd.
Whether you care about walkability, schools, safety, or just the general feel of a neighborhood, there are lots of resources that can help you explore your new area. Here are some to start with!
For inspiration on how to use flowers in your listing, Kelli Ellis, a founding partner of Design Campus and star of Design Therapy on the Design Network, and Mark Woodman, a designer and president of the Color Marketing Group, a nonprofit association that studies color trends, have created a “Two Minute Trends” video series with three tips from the pair on design and color choices.
Remodeling magazine has been reporting on this very issue for more than 30 years. Their Cost vs. Value chart breaks down how much the top 20 projects cost, and how much homeowners will recoup. Plus, they break it down by region and city, so you can see exactly what to expect in your area. This year’s report shows an interesting trend…
It may be winter now, but the spring house-hunting season is just ahead. This the perfect time for home-seekers who want the best terms and rates on a mortgage to take control of their credit. Read more about credit scores and real estate HERE.
The Mortgage Playbook is a free resource that uses a sports theme and familiar sports jargon to clearly outline the information consumers need to know to better understand the mortgage application process. It was developed by Ally Bank’s Home Teamsm of loan experts and provides tips such as how to improve your financial fitness prior to applying, how to evaluate rate and points options and how mortgage rates are determined, among other advice.
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