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.
It’s that time of year again when family and friends descend on your home to carve the turkey, light the menorah or trim the tree. If you’re looking to sell your home during this busy time of year, making your home festive while also keeping it show-ready is a delicate balance.
The millennial generation is already defining the future of real estate. They’ve surpassed Baby Boomers to represent the largest share of homebuyers of any generation at 32 percent, and 21 percent of millennials plan on buying a home in the next 12 to 18 months. Within the next five years, these buyers will begin to overtake previous generations of home sellers, and their habits will dominate the market.
It’s hard to believe fall is already here. As the seasons change so does the real estate market and it’s important to embrace these changes throughout your home to capture every buyer opportunity before the winter slump. If you’re looking to sell your home before year’s end, follow these simple exterior and interior tips to stage your home for the fall season.
In August, a home sold on our site every 40 minutes with the median time on market at only 30 days. One of our most popular homes for sale by owner in August managed to get under contract in only 19 days. Find out what these sellers did to get so much attention.
2 out of every 5 buyers use open houses at some point during their home search, which makes them a great way to add marketing exposure to your sale. An open house can even help you manage showings and help start a bidding war. Here’s what you need to know to attract more buyers to your showing.