Buyers Expect the House Hunt to Get Easier Home buyers are up against limited inventories of homes for sale and struggling to triumph in a competitive market. But they’re hopeful for a turnaround over the next few months. Thirty-three percent of prospective buyers recently surveyed are hopeful that it will be easier to find a
WASHINGTON (April 29, 2021) – Pending home sales increased in March, snapping two consecutive months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All but one of the four major U.S. regions experienced month-over-month gains in March, while each area recorded year-over-year growth. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI),* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator of home
Last year, many people were stuck at home for much of the spring season. In order to safely enjoy the changing season now, consider creating a spring bucket list of activities to do on your own or with family members. Here are some ideas to get you started. STOP AND SMELLL THE ROSES. Spring is
Optimize each and every scheduled showing of your home by avoiding these common buyer turnoffs. Foul Odors. Eliminate any odors related to pets, smoking, mildew, and food. Let in some fresh air through the windows, place an open container of baking soda in smelly rooms and thoroughly clean carpets, furniture and curtains. An Untidy Exterior.
Do you have a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC)? Homeowners often tap their home equity for some quick cash, using their property as collateral. But before doing so, you need to understand how this debt will be treated come tax season. With the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the rules of home equity
Recently, we asked the real estate agents of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their surprising secrets and stories from working in their field. Here’s what they told us! 1. Places where things like murders have occurred are known as “stigmatized properties” and each state has its own rules on disclosure. “We are legally required to disclose any defects that