Whether you’re trying to sell your home quickly and for top dollar, or you’re in the market to buy a new home and want to know what’s likely to move fast, having the inside scoop on what property features homebuyers are looking for can really help your cause. It can seem hard to narrow down what buyers are looking for; after all, families are as varied as properties on the market, and there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to homeownership.
What homebuyers want most in a property
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Moving into your newly purchased home is the beginning of an exciting chapter in your life. But save the mystery and drama for the pages of your favorite novel. These seven important action steps can help make your moving-in story a happy adventure.
Change the locks. Did the previous owner give house keys to babysitters, relatives or clandestine lovers? Eliminate those nagging questions by changing exterior locks so you have the peace of mind in knowing you are the only one with access to your home.
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Over the past couple years, we’ve become accustomed to hearing that we’re in the midst of a seller’s market, suggesting that it’s not a buyer’s market. Frankly, we don’t like those terms as they suggest that if the market is good for sellers, then it’s not for buyers, and vice versa. The terms present an either-or situation, failing to acknowledge that inventory alone doesn’t determine the health of the market.
Good news for both buyers and sellers
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Whether it’s time to buy a new home, or sell your existing home, you might think you could DIY the whole process, especially with all of the resources available on the internet. But the truth is having a Realtor on your side is an invaluable part of buying or selling a home, with benefits extending far beyond whatever the search bar on your browser can help you find.
A Realtor is your partner through a complex process
Let’s be honest: buying and selling a property can be a complex journey, not t... read more
Our kitchens say so much about us: as the heart of a home, they not only reflect our design aesthetic, but our household priorities, our aspirations and our commitment to having a space that provides not only food for the body but food for the soul.
The recently issued 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study shows us all of this and more, pointing to our changing attitudes toward everything from tech to conservation to accessibility as our bodies age. Here are some of the top trends the study identified for today&rsqu... read more