The Best Time To Sell A House
The absolute best time to sell your home is the first week in April. Statistics have shown that homes listed the first week of April sell get 14 percent...
Attracting Buyers In Today’s Market
According to the National Association of Realtors® 2018 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, which evaluates the generational differences of home buyers and sellers, 90 percent of millennials purchased or sold their home through a real estate agent and 84 percent of other generations also worked with an agent.
The top benefit, according to 75 percent of all generations, was having someone to help navigate the process. So, it goes without saying that when you are ready to sell or buy a home, finding a good Realtor should be at the top of your list. But, don’t think that getting a real estate agent is enough. Here are a few selling strategies to get your home sold quickly and at the best price.
Statistics show that a homebuyers are finding homes online long before hiring a real estate agent. The most compelling feature to cause a buyer to click on a link is the pictures. According to Trulia, a popular real estate site, listings with 6 or more pictures are twice as likely to be viewed and listings without pictures are least likely to be viewed.
Use Social Media
Post pictures and a description on Facebook and other social networking sites. According to PEW Research Center, in a report called “Social...
Planning Your Home Buying Based On Property Taxes
There is nothing drier under the sun. Taxes, even property taxes, have such technical jargon attached to them that we all tend to zone out about them. However, you can achieve some genuine things by planning for property taxes.
Home Taxes Can Differ
A city or urban region can divide property taxes on real estate communities in various ways. For example, in the same country, the same district, and even in the same area of town, property taxes can be appointed differently based upon the perceived income of each resident.
This division means that you can end up with one neighborhood having four or five times the property taxes of a more cost-effective block a few streets over.
You may pay off your house, pay off your mortgage early, and still pay thousands more year than you had initially planned. This result is the time when property taxes start adding up, year after year, and your savings account is affected negatively.
Expansions Create Higher Property Taxes
If your city is growing and expanding with new construction homes. Depending on your region, your town may be growing in one or two directions, and...