Listings on ForSaleByOwner were hot in January with a 62 percent increase in visitors over December. And house hunters aren’t just active in the south; two of our hottest homes for the month are located in the Midwest and one was under contract in only 9 days.
Color authority Pantone recently named Rose Quartz and Serenity their colors of the year for 2016. The pastel pairing was chosen to convey rosy warmth and tranquility and to represent a person’s quest for mindfulness and serenity. Follow these simple tips in order to pull off this trend in your home when selling.
While sellers saw success across the United States, 10 states rose to the top for by-owner home sales as a result of hot metropolitan markets, strong economies and increased migration among other factors.
The New Year is a great time to purge and organize, especially if you’re putting a home on the market. A budget-friendly way to prepare a home for sale is to organize it, a difficult task for some homeowners. Getting a handle on your mess will help you gain valuable square footage and properly show off all of your home’s positive features. So get ready to roll up those sleeves and tackle the top five items to keep organized while on the market.
Many homeowners won’t even consider listing their home, because they can’t afford extensive remodeling to get it ready for sale. But sometimes it’s not the major renovations that buyers notice. Consider this checklist of cheaper to-do’s before hanging that for-sale sign.
The multi-state Powerball lottery game has reached a record-breaking jackpot of $1.5 billion. Whether you take the lump-sum cash payment or the annuity payments, real estate is a great investment for those millions of dollars. We’ve combed through our most expensive listings to find irresistible dream homes for you to spend those Powerball winnings on. Here are our top five favorites.
VA home loans offer veterans significant benefits when buying a home: they can negotiate their interest rate, reduce or finance some closing costs and don’t have mortgage insurance premiums. To celebrate our service members this Veteran’s Day, we’re sharing the ways these loans can help veterans afford the homes of their dreams.