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? These three factors will set yours apart from the crowd.
There are significant risks when buying a home with an unmarried partner. But there are precautionary steps your partnered clients can take to ensure they can deal with the posed risks throughout the home planning and shopping together. A recent article in the Seattle Times gives details on three crucial steps.
With a record low number of listings this spring, more buyers may be finding themselves in a bidding war for the home they want. CNBC recently highlighted a few tips on how buyers can be successful in a bidding war.
Homeowners care about the entertainment value a backyard offers, and they’re devoting money to sprucing these spaces up, according to the latest Houzz Landscaping Survey, based on responses by more than 750 homeowners who are either in the middle of a landscaping project or planning one.
FEMA, which oversees federal flood insurance, has come up with a few small but meaningful program changes that will make it easier for households to switch to private insurance if they can get a better deal that way.
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Even though it’s the first space buyers will see during a showing, many real estate pros overlook the front porch, Dawn T. Totty, a designer in Chattanooga, Tenn., told realtor.com®. “Designing a well-curated front porch not only adds value to your home, but it also creates another opportunity for you to increase your living space,” Totty says. “Think of it as your outdoor living room.”
Realtor.com® offered a few ideas.
Sellers may be shooting themselves in the foot when they leave an empty, dark, or cluttered room unstaged, according to a recent realtor.com® article.