What is happening in the real estate market right now?
The market is still moving with Buyers buying and Homes selling
There are less Buyers and Sellers in the market resulting in a net lower sales volume
Before the change in the market there were less Sellers than Buyers. This is still the case for now. This has led to prices not being dropped on listings yet, even though there is less Buyer activity.
Chief Economist of NAR still forecast a rise in price
Don't expect a foreclosure wave due to unemployment with the government's $2 trillion relief package allowed all homeowners with federally backed mortgages to be eligible for up to one year of forbearance (not making a mortgage payment).
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Easy to clean&stunning wood laminate in living areas & newer carpet in beds!
Chef Kitchen with plenty of countertop for cooking & cabinets for storage plus beautiful stainless steel appliances &room for island!
Oversized Great Room opens from Kitchen & has huge wall to fit biggest plasma tv! Triple slider opens to expanded screen patio for plenty of room to entertain
Selling Your Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee Home Can Be a Trick or a Treat
Selling your Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee home this fall can be a very rewarding experience or a learning experience. In order to avoid the latter you should follow these tips so your home selling experience is a treat and not a trick.
Tips to making your home sell quicker and for more money!
#1 - Stage Your Home
Home buyers want light & bright floor plans that are without clutter.
Lights - The good news is that you already have lights. You just need to make sure all your light bulbs are functioning and that you have the brightest light bulbs safely allowed.
Clutter - Your buyer is going to be comparing your homes that are staged. But you don't need to
This is an addition to the article "Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?”
1. Don’t hide what isn’t working: If an appliance isn’t working, leave a note that indicates what isn’t working and how you’re getting it fixed. Don’t try to conceal defects because it can make the inspector start to view you as dishonest and wonder what else you’re hiding.
2. Make things accessible:Ensure the location of the attic and crawlspace are identified and easy to access. Don’t make a home inspector move your belongings in order to do his or her job. Also, don't forget to leave keys if you have any of the closets locked up.
3. Check the light bulbs: If a light isn’t working, the inspector needs to
When you put your home on the market the key to selling your home is to work with your Realtor in a true partnership. What this means is you need to have open discussions with your realtor regarding their advice and the selling process. What you as a seller may consider as unimportant or not neccessary may be imperative to getting your home sold.
Take into consideration the following issues you may come across in selling your home:
1. Objecting to staging, updating or improving your home if suggested by your Realtor. Your Realtor isn't just suggesting this to get you to spend money. Your Realtor has seen your competition and what has sold. They know what a buyer is looking for in this market and what can be done to put your home more in line with that
If you really want your marsh landing real estate open house to be a show stopper so you can get your home sold for the best price, you need to prepare ahead of time. In short, there are a few things that will benefit you to take care of so your open house will be the talk of the town:
Clean your home
Sure, this sounds quite obvious. But we mean really clean your home. If you don’t have the time or energy to put into a thorough cleaning, call in cleaning professionals to take care of it – the money spent will almost always be worth it. A really clean home will have clean windows (inside and out), sparkling appliances (inside and out), gleaming countertops, shiny hardwood floors, and freshly polished furniture. An open house is the prime time for…
If you are selling your home, you may want to tackle some of those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off. After all, turn-key Jacksonville Beach homes sell faster and for money, right?
Sure, a home that is move-in ready offers a number of advantages for the seller, but over-improving your home can have some drawbacks, too. In short, putting too much money into home renovations and repairs before you sell may not make sense financially.
Small improvements like a fresh coat of paint or a new faucet to replace your old faucet that won’t stop dripping are always a good idea, but when it comes to large home repairs and improvements, you will want to weigh your options.
Here’s what to consider when debating whether to improve or pass on it:
You know the bathroom is an important room in the home when it comes to buyers, but your budget (or your patience) doesn’t call for a full bathroom remodel. Lucky for you there are a number of changes you can make to your bathroom that don’t require breaking the bank or breaking your back. Here are just a few ways you can wow your buyers with a bathroom makeover for Jackson Beach homes:
· Change out your ho-hum bathroom sink with a granite one. Although granite isn’t exactly an inexpensive choice when it comes to countertop materials, you can often score a great deal through your local granite supplier simply by choosing a granite remnant. Head to a granite yard and ask to take a look at their granite remnants, then strike a deal and you’re