You can find lists upon lists of data, tips, tricks, and information about what you must do before buying a home. Sometimes these tips are in lists of up to 99 items that you “MUST” do. All of that is way to overwhelming if your anything like me. There are … read more
Architecturally significant homes are treasures that draw admiration generation after generation. They are usually one of two types of homes.
The first is the work of ground-breaking architects, if you’ll pardon the pun, who push the limits of new design concepts to create a signature style that stands the test … read more
The more technologically advanced home buying becomes, the more it remains the same.
According to the 2009 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of REALTORS®, home buyers find real estate agents as the most useful information source.
They may access the Internet more often, said … read more
With more than 10.4 million people planning to buy a home in 2009, according to Scarborough Research’s 2009 Multi-market Study, a little less than half followed through with their plans. Some failed to sell their current homes or meet stricter loan qualification standards, some lost their jobs, and some simply … read more
In some areas of the country, housing is selling like hotcakes, driven higher by the first-time home buyer segment of the market. Typically, first-time home buyers average about 40% of all home buyers, but in 2009, they composed an unprecedented 47%, according to the just-released National Association of REALTORS® 2009 … read more
It goes without saying that you and your real estate professional want to attract serious home buyers, but your marketing may attract buyers who can’t qualify to buy your home and Lookie Lous.
Serious buyers want to find a home. They have criteria, a price, and a moving date. They’re … read more
Sellers today have to do more to attract buyers and offers than ever before. When offers come in, sometimes they are low or have conditions that have to be negotiated. As a seller, you can be proactive before the offers come in to make sure negotiations are kept to a … read more