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Holiday Home Selling Tips That Can Sell Your Home Fast

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Christmas Holiday is just around the corner and we give you the green light to go a little crazy on the decorations, if you are planning to sell your house during the holidays. The more festive you are, the higher the attention your house will get. You are probably wondering how to spruce up your house during holiday season, the busiest month of the year but the good news is, buyers hunting for a house right now will appreciate your efforts if you play your cards right. In fact, we guarantee that if you pay special attention to staging, you …

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Housing Confidence Hits All-Time High (And What This Means For Sellers)

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The Housing Confidence is at an all time high, this is great for home sellers that are looking to sell or downsize or cash in on their equity. With plenty of reasons to buy a home, but one of the main reasons is to build wealth. And if you own a home, chances are good that your wealth has gone up a few notches in the past year. According to the most recent Home Price Index Report from CoreLogic, home prices nationwide increased by 7% from March 2017 to March 2018. According to an April 2017 article from the National Association of Realtors, the …

Income Has Risen But Will It Lead To Home Sales?

Income Has Risen But Will It Lead To Home Sales?

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In this early spring market across the county especially here in Oakland County Michigan inventory seems to be a major issue in home sales and in the housing market in general. It seems that with the new tax law will add more income to home buyers and sellers, but as of yet shown in the housing market. It seems there is still uncertainty with home buyers and home sellers along with rising interest rates that is plaguing or areas and others. As a Realtor for the last 17 years I really haven’t experienced anything quite like what is going on …

Typical Seller Mistakes When Listing Farmington Hills Properties

Typical Seller Mistakes Listing Farmington Hills Properties

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Seller behavior may affect the marketability of a listing. Some typical seller mistakes listing Farmington Hills properties are more critical than others. Sellers should know the impact of their own behaviour and avoid the errors below. Typical Seller Mistakes Listing Farmington Hills Properties Failing to Clean Up It can be tedious to keep a property presentable for every showing especially when you are still occupying it. Sellers must spend time cleaning prior to property viewings and open houses. Buyers will notice the mess instead of the amenities of a property, so neglecting to clean up will make your home less …

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Farmington Hills Michigan Home Selling Myths

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Real estate is an industry where assumptions develop gradually and do not necessarily adapt as the market changes. Referring to inaccurate information is not good particularly in real estate. Do not fall for these Farmington Hills Michigan home selling myths. Selling Without an Agent Will Always Save You Money                                                                                                        …

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Think About Selling-Americans Believe Time to Buy

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Think about Selling?-According to the National Associations of Realtors Homeownership and Market Experience (HOME) Survey, most Americans believe that now is the perfect time to become a homeowner. According to the survey, 72% of people believe now is a good time to buy. This could be because of the changing economic situation. 52% of Americans surveyed believe the US economy is improving, and according to a recent Neighborworks survey, 81% of Americans believe owning a home will make them more financially stable. It could also be because homeownership is still such a deeply ingrained part of the American culture. According …

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Low Inventory Means Selling Time

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According to Realtor.com’s recent Housing Shortage Report, the US is experiencing the worst low inventory shortage in two decades. And while this presents a definite challenge for people looking to buy a home, it creates the perfect storm of opportunity for those wanting to sell. According to Realtor.com’s research, the housing shortage can be attributed to the baby boomer generation being unwilling to sell in the current market. In fact: 72% of existing homeowners over the age of 55 feel their current home fits their needs 85% of those baby boomers don’t plan to sell their home in the next 12 …

Real Estate Buys Follow Farmington Hills Halloween

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For Farmington Hills Real Estate, Halloween Marks a Turning Point  …Fa la la la la, la la la la: it’s carol time again! Not quite? You can’t almost hear those sleigh bells ringing? Well, brace yourself. Halloween is next Tuesday—and nowadays, that means that by Wednesday, holiday advertising will be with us for the duration. Whether we admit it or not, the Thanksgiving start of holiday season is a thing of the past. Hallmark has already launched its “Countdown to Christmas;” Farmington Hills mailboxes are filling with gift catalogs; store windows are only weeks away from being transformed into snow-sprayed …