Category: Real Estate Market
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8 Tips to Help Buyers Shine in a Multiple Offer Market
Congratulations! That's an exciting step to take. Home ownership is a doorway to all kinds of exciting experiences, from the joy of owning your own plot of earth and making the updates according to your preference, to the challenge of accepting all the responsibilities involved in maintaining a piece of property.
Welcome to 2017! Here are the new real estate trends that could affect you as you consider buying and/or selling a home in Hampton Roads this year.
Talk to any of your closest friends and family who just sold their house or purchased a new home, and they will all tell you about their experience with their real estate agent. Those stories believe it or not shape the way we think about real estate professionals - whether it be for the good, or for the bad. When it comes to buying or selling your home, its common knowledge that you need a real estate professional by your side. But how do you find one? How did my friends find their agent? What should you look for in a real estate agent? Where do I look?
We live in a very DIY culture, and we love it. We go to the local hardware store, look up online tutorials and do all kinds of impressive projects that used to be relegated to the experts. But can you DIY real estate? Some big real estate portal websites are telling you that you can. Search properties on their website, find the perfect house, and live happily ever after.
As the spring market heats up, sellers considering listing need to decide if they should make their homes stand out from the crowd or wait out this busy time. Both options come with pros and cons, and the best choice could depend upon the homeowner's specific needs, restrictions and particular goals.
There are good times to buy a home and great times to buy a home; now is a great time. Those who have been sitting on the fence thinking about getting a piece of their American dream need to act now before this opportunity passes. Become a homeowner today, and reap the rewards for a lifetime.
As we settle into springing ahead, the notion of timing is all too apparent. So how important is timing in regards to real estate? There are rumors about the best times to buy and sell, but are there any truth to these rumors?
Homebuyers who think 2015 could be the year to buy are right! Traditional ways of looking for houses may not be the most fruitful, so what better time to implement a few changes than right after January 1? There are several ways that can truly aid a productive house hunt, and all buyers must do is integrate one or more of these strategies into their plan of attack.
Make the right moves and 2015 could be the year you buy a new home in Hampton Roads. There are several ways to ease into homeownership; by taking a few simple steps, the process can be a memorable adventure.
Now that the holidays are in full swing, it can be a good time to look into what housing may have in store for 2015. Are you thinking of buying? Moving? Selling? Downsizing? Building? Investing? Are experts predicting that the upcoming year will prove auspicious for such activities? According to Pat Mertz Esswein, in her recent article, Housing Outlook 2015, real estate prices will continue to increase but affordability is still within reach for the average homebuyer in many metro areas.
During this season of gratitude, we at SimonHouses.com are grateful for many things and one of those things is you, our clients. Below is a list of reasons why we're thankful for you allowing us to help you achieve your real estate goals this season and throughout the year.
Thinking about buying a home in coastal Virginia before the holidays hit? Now could be the ideal time to move in that direction if you've been on the fence about doing so for a while. Instead of shopping for others, consider looking for a new home that can be the place where loved ones can gather to enjoy the season together.
Summer in Hampton Roads is the perfect time to move forward with any housing plans. Cross off tasks on those to-do lists one by one when you make a methodical plan and stick to it!
Sometimes renters may think and say certain things about home buying they may believe are true, but are actually false. With all the real estate news out there, it's good to know what information is solid and what information is really misinformation. Keep reading to learn more.
Those who've been waiting for home mortgage rates to decrease are in luck. Rates have dropped for the fourth consecutive week, which combined with increasing inventory and moderately priced homes, creates optimal conditions for house hunters in Hampton Roads. So if you've been on the fence hemming and hawing about home ownership; delay no further! Now is a great time to pounce on these low rates while the getting's good.
Moms always seem to offer insightful information; the topic of real estate is no exception. These shrewd ladies are never short on helpful advice, and now isn't the time to stop listening. Get Mom's opinion on home buying before making those all-important decisions.
April is New Homes Month according to the National Association of Home Builders. Now is the perfect time to look at reasons why new construction can be the way to go.
When you choose a real estate agent, it can seem you're putting all your eggs in one basket. But is that necessarily a bad move? Absolutely not! When you find a knowledgeable agent who can help you meet your real estate goals, there is nothing wrong with this common strategy. Actually, this route can be quite beneficial for several reasons.
There is much information that can be gleaned from attending an open house in Hampton Roads. Homebuyers who can spare an hour or so on a Sunday afternoon have no reason not to check out a local open house to learn about:
If you've thought about listing your home for sale, 2014 could be the year! Hop off that fence and call your real estate professional because a sale could be right around the corner. There are several reasons why now is the perfect time to sell, no matter what type of home you have.
Reasons why 2014 could be a good time to sell
When relocating to Hampton Roads, military members may wonder if they should opt for military housing or a home of their own. There are plusses for both of these options, so which works best for you?
If you've been thinking that 2014 could be the year for you to become a homeowner, there are a few resolutions that could help. Take your ambitions seriously this year to get the results you want.