f you haven't bought a home yet, you're missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your doors, throw your purse or keys on the floor, plop down on your couch and breathe a sigh of relief while thinking, "Finally, it's ours (or mine)!"
With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it isn't a surprise that everything is moving fast into the era of the internet. From sites like Uber to Amazon, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we want with ease. And with every industry being revolutionized by technology, the same methods are "attempting" to be applied to the real estate industry.
With such a heated housing marketing, rental prices are soaring, and statistics are constantly showing that home ownership can be equivalent to your rental rate each month, if not less. Why get stuck in a small 2 bedroom apartment, if you can move into a home a pay a monthly rate that is the same, and get a 3 bedroom house with a great backyard?
Are you ready to sell your home and want it to have a great first impression on the market? Or maybe your home has been listed for a few weeks or months, and you can't figure out why it won't sell, and you know your agent is working hard to market it. I've listed below the top 6 reasons your home may not make a good impression and end up stagnant on the market.
You’ve decided to sell your house this spring. The photographer is coming today to take photos of the listing, and your home looks spectacular. Buyers will love the new hardwood floors in the common area. The new kitchen backsplash really stands out. And everything else is so clean, so attractive. Too bad prospective buyers might never see just how stunning it is.
Finally! You have found the place you want to call home. Congratulations!
It’s been a long time coming. Saving for the down payment. Getting your financial affairs in order to earn your loan prequalification. Figuring out just what you need in a home and the perfect location. Saratoga Springs? Clifton Park? Stillwater? Ballston Spa? Gansevoort? Scotia? And then looking at house after house after house before finding the one.
Now the real challenge begins. It’s time to write the offer.