If you’re like most homebuyers, you’ll be planning your furniture placement and decor before the ink dries on your offer letter. But there is no need to break the bank when it comes time to furnish your home!
Is the landlording life for you? Let’s take a minute to explore the signs that might make a rental property right for you.
The first time home buyer faces several challenges, especially in today’s real estate market. Affordability is a significant concern as housing prices have reached record highs, and mortgage rates have increased.
Maintaining a clean and organized home can be a daunting task, especially with busy work schedules, social commitments, and family responsibilities. However, the benefits are well worth the effort and these tips on home cleaning should make your life easier.
As we spend more time at home, the importance of personalized design elements that make our homes cozy and comfortable is clear. So what can we expect for 2023 home design trends?
Looking back over 2022, we can form some decent 2023 real estate predictions. Join me in running down the likely scenarios we will encounter next year.
You don’t have to break the bank to celebrate the holidays in style—even in this season of inflation. Prices may be higher on everything from food to gifts to decorations, but there are still plenty of opportunities to beat inflation and eke out extra savings.
The market is shifting and now more than ever, if you want to maximize your home sale price, you need an advantage. That advantage can be found with a real estate professional who has experience getting the best price and terms for sellers, even in the worst markets to sell your home. In todays article, we run down some of the key ideas to help anyone get better results.
Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. So let’s explore the questions to answer before buying first home.
Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next. Let’s talk more about how you can get a lower mortgage rate.
Let’s talk about some costly home sellers mistakes and how to avoid them. No matter what’s going on in our local housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some home sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible.
A short supply of homes for sale and mortgages experiencing rising rates are defining real estate in 2022. As we try to combat inflation and recession at the same time, we can expect this to impact our national and local real estate markets.
The goal is to submit the winning offer. You have been searching for the right home. Maybe you have even made some offers that have been rejected. You are tired of jumping through all the hoops just to be disappointed. Well, let’s sit back and review some of the key elements that will give your offer the highest chance of being the one that is accepted. Of course, if your buyers agent is paying close attention and spending the time needed, there may be some other steps to take to give your offer the best chances. However, the items we discuss here are going to be at the core of a strong offer.
Superior results come from smart planning. When it comes to selling your home, how you prepare for putting your home on the market is a critical part of getting the best price, terms and conditions. If you like the idea of multiple offers that are over asking price with as few contingencies as possible, using this seller’s checklist is the right place to start!
As inflation reaches levels many have not seen in our lifetimes, eyes turn toward its effect on real estate. Historically, real estate has been one of the best hedges against inflation. Join me in exploring what inflation is, how it effects you and real estate options that will help minimize its effects.
There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that home design is also a key factor. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a detail that you, as a seller, can easily control.
The last few years have seen ridiculous increases in home prices. What are some possibilities for real estate in 2022? Will we see yet another year with 20% price increases year over year? Or can we expect prices to at least come close to normalizing? Will we also see a continuing rise in mortgage rates?
Let Whitelaw & Sons Real Estate help you with your Christmas list this year by suggesting 20 great home gifts for those extra special people in your life this year! Spread the cheer with gifts to fit just right with those closest to you!