June 2018 Real Estate Roundup
June 2018 Real Estate Roundup
June has come and gone in the blink of an eye and along with it comes to an end the spring selling season. While home sales does slow down a bit that does not mean buyers and sellers are not out there hoping to conduct a real estate transaction. If you are planning on buying or selling during the summer time be sure to check out some of the articles noted below in order to make sure you purchase or sale is a great one. Also check out a couple of the helpful articles for real estate agents to improve their skills and outreach which are included below.
Can An Open House Sell Your Home?
So you missed out on the spring rush of buyers and maybe are looking for a way to make your home more noticeable to the summer crop of buyers who want to buy a home, how do you do that? If you are thinking an open house may be the way to go you may be in for a surprise as Bill Gassett points out the reality of open houses and their ability to sell a home. Open houses do work to help agents meet new potential buyer clients but may not be so great for selling the actual home as Bill points out.
Problems To Avoid When Selling Your Home
Selling a home is not an easy task and there are certain areas when done right and done on time can help ensure a successful home sale. While some may think investing money into something they plan on selling soon may not make sense. Quite the opposite today’s buyers are demanding a move in ready home so a home that does not look move in ready could mean problems for the home sellers as Lynn Pineda expertly points out in her article about how to avoid some horror stories when selling a home. By making sure the home is ready for buyers means you will be able to get top dollar for it and any investment made will be worth it.
When Is A Picture Worth More Than A Thousand Words?
A picture can be worth more than a thousand words and in fact can be worth many thousands of dollars when it comes to pictures of your home that is going up for sale. Poor pictures with poor staging can result in low buyer interest which translates to less money being offered to purchase the home, many thousands less. Michelle Gibson talks about the importance of the photos used to market your home as that usually is the first impression homebuyers will get when they see your home online. Make sure your photos shine and that the subject of the photos (your home) also look the best it can look.
Waive The Appraisal Contingency?
What happens if you were to waive the appraisal contingency on a purchase off for a home? Would the result be good, bad or in between? The answer is it depends and Mary Ann Montano provides some insight on what could happen if you waive the appraisal contingency when making an offer on a home. If it is a cash deal it may be ok, if a deal involving a mortgage then waiving the appraisal contingency could cause more problems.
Cash For Homes Or We Buy Your House Companies
You may have seen signs in your local area advertising companies that purchase homes for cash or in any condition and wondered are those real offers? Generally the companies who offer such a purchase are looking to buy the home at a discount so they can re-sell the home quickly to someone who actually wants to buy the home to rehab it and either sell or rent it out. So are such offers legitimate and should you consider them when selling your home? It depends as Joe Boylan points out in his article about homes bought for cash companies. Be sure to check out his article if you want to learn more about these types of companies.
Energy Saving Tips For Your Home
Energy savings in and around the home not only can help homeowners save money on their home but also make their home look better in the eyes of homebuyers who are looking for a home. After all who does not like to spend less money on the things used every day and electricity is one of those things you can save money on by following the tips presented by Petra Norris in her article providing eight energy saving tips for your home. Whether you plan to live in the home or are getting ready to sell, an energy efficient home can help you save money.
Why Do Homes Come Back On The Market?
Maybe you might have seen a home come back to market after initially having some interest in it and wondered why it is back? This article from Paul Sian explores the different reasons a home returns to market after being on sale. Not all the reasons may be bad reasons and mean you should not consider the home. Some of the reasons could be because of buyer issues. Check out the article to learn why a home may return to market and whether you should consider that home.
How To Be A Better Real Estate Agent
Look for tips on how to improve your skills as a real estate agent then look no further than the great tips presented here by Xavier De Buck. Xavier more than just presents the thirteen tips on being a better agent he explains how being a father relates to those thirteen tips for being a better agent. So whether you are a new agent or an agent with some experience the tips in this article are a great way to start a career or to remind yourself why you got into the business in the first place.
Real Estate Teams
Are you a real estate agent looking to build a team? Some teams are built for efficiency and designed to help the team put their best foot forward but not all of them turn out that way. In this video on FollowUpBoss you can learn how to build a real estate team that is efficient which in turns make sure things get done in a timely fashion without a lot of overlap. This is a great view for those in a team or looking to start a team to advance their real estate career.
We hope you enjoyed the June 2018 Real Estate Roundup collection of articles. As always feel free to let us know which article was your favorite in the comments below and/or feel free to suggest your own favorite real estate articles that were not already listed above.
The Real Estate Roundup For June 2018 was provided by Greater Cincinnati Area Luxury Realtor Paul Sian of United Real Estate Home Connections. Paul is a licensed real estate agent in the states of Ohio and Kentucky and has over 11 years of experience. Feel free to contact Paul for all your Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky real estate needs.