If you're like us you do a bit of research before making a big decision. If you're considering selling your home you'll find thousands of blogs online from home improvements you can make to increase your home's value, to cleaning tips. To help you out, we've compiled 5 blogs you need to read before you list your home.
5 Things Every First-Time Seller Should Know
Think back to when you bought your current home: There were things that happened during the transaction that sent you into a panic but ended up being a totally normal part of the process of buying a house. In hindsight, you can probably even laugh at how issues that seemed like a setback (like that big inspection report) were resolved relatively quickly.
What You Need to Know About Those Online Home Value Estimates
Opendoor, Zillow, and Redfin have made it easy to give an idea of what to expect when offers come in and a peek at what the homes of your neighbors, friends, and family are worth, too. However, like any tool or service that hints at certainty for things that are uncertain, the projected answer might not quite match your reality. In fact, the estimates might not even match from brand to brand.
Is Selling Your Home Right Now A Mistake?
Ask any real estate agent how the market is and you’re almost sure to get the same answer: “Great!” With everything going on, you deserve more than that. Even if the market is great, it still may not be a great time for you.
5 “Emergencies” That Are Actually Normal When Selling Your Home
If there’s a mantra every first-time seller should memorize, it’s this: Expect the unexpected. While your realtor is going to educate you about the process of selling your home and share their thoughts about how the sale could go based on what’s going on in your market right now, no two sales are exactly alike. That’s because there is any number of issues that can come up at any point that can affect anything from your timeline to your budget.
Here’s What Every Seller Needs to Know About Virtual Showings
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought social distancing rules that have changed everything from your shopping habits to your work schedule to your social life. But if you’re in the midst of selling your home (or plan to in the coming months), the guidelines that affect social gatherings also affect one of the most important elements of the sales process.