Once again we have rounded up some great articles from respected real estate agents and mortgage lenders from around the country. These articles are designed to help potential home sellers and home buyers alike.
If you are hoping to sell your home we have several ideas to boost winter curb appeal. We also present detailed information for staging a home in the winter months in order to make a good impression. If you are on the fence about selling a home now or waiting until the spring, you may be surprised by the information that favors listing a property in the winter.
For those of you that are buying a home we have timely information for you as well. There is one article aimed at winterizing a home to prevent damage during the long months of rain and snow. There is also a checklist of common maintenance items that most homeowners can do to keep their property in good condition.
We hope this information is useful to you and we look forward to providing more valuable content throughout the upcoming year!
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Whether it's spring, summer, fall or winter, curb appeal matters when selling your home! In the winter months, the tactics necessary for attracting a buyer are a bit different. Take a look at our winter curb appeal ideas post for tips from 18 professionals!
Winter may not be the most popular time to sell a home, but this doesn't mean you have to wait until the weather warms up to list your property. With the right strategy and a bit of hard work, you can make your home stand out to potential buyers in a season where competition is less fierce and certain buyers are highly motivated to purchase.
For a home to remain in good shape throughout the winter it needs regular care and attention. When a home is occupied, many of the things that are necessary to keep it in good working order happen by default.
One of the questions I often get from perspective home sellers is should I list my home in January or wait until spring? There really is no right or wrong answer. Much of the decision making process should center around the personal circumstances of the individual, along with local market conditions.
One of the questions that real estate agents often get from home owners is "should I sell my home during the holidays"? They will follow up that question with is it better to wait until after the New Year or Spring time. There is no clear cut and dry answer as everyone's personal circumstances are different.
It is possible to not only sell a home in the winter, but sell at the right price, with the right plan. The most important thing is focusing on the curb appeal of the home as it relates to the season. The following video will give some insight on which areas to focus and how to make a home more appealing.
Winter is coming. While this may not be something you're excited for, it is the reality. Many homeowners fail to realize the importance of properly winterizing their home. A homeowner who fails to properly winterize their home puts themselves and their home in danger of a variety of consequences.
Tips For Selling Your Home In Winter While winter may be coming that does not mean home sales stop or that people don't want to buy homes anymore. Certainly the home buyer traffic does slow down as compared to the spring and summer time selling season but people still want to buy homes regardless of ...
Winter is here and you have finally decided to put your house on the market, but you heard somewhere that it's better to wait until the spring. Is it really? Some conventional wisdom says that selling a home in the spring is a better bet.
Most people choose to wait until spring before putting their homes on the market. Sometimes circumstances arise that make waiting for spring impossible. These circumstances include a new job, divorce, marriage, and change in health status. If you need to sell your home in winter, make sure to read the following articles.
Many sellers wonder if they should sell their home in the fall or winter. Homes sell all year, period! Find out if fall or winter is the right time for you!
With less homes on the market in the fall and winter, it can give a seller a great advantage with the lower inventory to compete with.
Should you list your home during the holidays? There are some people who say absolutely not, but in some cases, it maybe a great idea. Top 10 reasons here!
Did you know that just because it's winter it can still be a great time to buy a home? There are advantages and disadvantages of buying a home in any season. So why wait until spring when you can own a home now and it may be to your advantage!
Selling your home during the holidays is a polarizing issue, even among the most experienced of real estate agents. If you're on the fence on whether you should list your home for sale during the holidays or not, this article is for you!
Find out how you can make the best of selling a home this holiday season by tapping into some of the best real estate articles
Avoid these winter home selling mistakes to increase the odds that your house sells in a timely fashion for the most money possible.
Spring has historically been the "real estate selling season" in most people's minds. Many home owners believe it is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand increases at that time of year. There are, however, advantages to selling during the Fall and Winter; here are five reasons to sell your home in winter, or now.
Selling your home in winter poses unique challenges. One of the biggest challenges is creating a warm and inviting environment when the outside world is anything but! While boosting curb appeal and staging your home may seem easier in the summer, there are actually a lot of free and inexpensive ways to do so in the winter too.
Brrrr....It's getting cold! This is a busy time of year...we have holidays coming up, our houses need to be weatherproofed and family is coming to town! Perhaps you are listing your home to sell. YIKES! How are we going to get everything done and still enjoy a little down time?
Although traditionally, MOST Sellers want to Market their home in the Spring or Fall - WINTER - May be the Best Time of Year !!! There are Usually, Fewer homes on the market ...
Winter is coming! Snow, ice, and cold temperatures can be tough on a house. Complete the tasks on this list to be sure your home can weather the winter. Preventative maintenance is always easier and less expensive than emergency repairs. Before winter arrives, call your trusted HVAC company and schedule a furnace tune-up.
One thing we could probably all agree on is that winter is not our favorite time of year to move. From the cold to the potential for snow and rain it just doesn't seem like the best use of one's time.
There are four key areas of your home that you can focus on when decorating for the holidays that will go a long way toward making your guests feel welcome and comfortable. So pull out those decorations, put on the music, even invite a friend over to help, and get your home holiday ready!