June 2022 Real Estate Roundup
With half of the 2022 year over real estate has been going through some interesting changes. What once was a strong seller’s market has shifted to a buyer’s market due to rising interest rates. Higher interest rates means buyers having to look for lower priced homes. If a market does not have those lower priced homes that means no sales. Of course real estate is local so things may be different in certain markets. Read on for some great real estate reads from the month of June 2022.
Stage Your Vacation Home For Sale
When selling a vacation home setting the right stage is important so that buyers will be drawn in by pictures and want to visit the home in person. Staging allows a property to show off its real potential. A crowded cluttered home will turn off buyers does not make for good photos nor will buyers be impressed enough to want to make an offer when visiting the property. With the tips in this article from Danny Magagliano vacation home owners can get their home staged properly.
Buyer’s Market vs. Seller’s Market
Some real estate buyers and sellers may not have experienced the change between buyer’s markets and seller’s market. Nor are they familiar with the difference between a buyer’s market and seller’s market. Bill Gassett provides an in depth look at the differences between those types of markets and what buyers and sellers should be doing to put their best foot forward when buying or selling a home. Regardless of the type of market real estate will always sell.
What To Look Out For When Buying A House
Buying a house is usually one of the costliest purchases a person will make in their lifetimes. Making sure the home that is being bought is in good condition is important to make sure the investment is not a money losing one. This article from Luke Skar provides 18 red flags to look out for when buying a home. From marketing terms, bad or missing photos, to issues with the home there are tell-tale signs a home could be a bad investment and home buyers should familiarize themselves with.
Bathroom and Kitchen Trends
Whether you want to sell your home or just want to update it to help retain its value these kitchen and bathroom trends should be first and forefront on your list. Vicki Moore provides some of the important trends that are driving bathroom and kitchen remodels these days. Bath/kitchen updates help bring functionality and beauty to a home and can help improve its value.
Terminating a Contract To Buy a Home
A home buyer who no longer wants to buy a home does have a few options within the contract to cancel the purchase. Real estate contract contingencies like home inspection, appraisal, financing and insurance allow the buyer to walk away. Paul Sian explores how home buyers and sellers can terminate their contract to buy/sell a home and what the consequences might be. Done the wrong way could result in an expensive lawsuit as this article explores.
Safety Tips When Renovating A Home
When renovating any part of the home it is important to maintain a safe environment and do the remodel safely. The home is used on a daily basis and making sure everything is safe and done to code is important as Sharon Paxson explains. When work is done not in compliance with code and/or without permits the homeowner could be forced to undo the work at great expense.
Dealing With Noisy Neighbors When Selling A Home
Noisy neighbors can lead to an unsold home. This article from Alex Capozzolo provides five tips for dealing with a noisy neighbor when trying to sell a home. Home sellers have many challenges to overcome when wanting to sell. Taking care of issues beforehand will help when the buyers are coming through and looking at the property and increase the likelihood of getting an offer.
Tips For Getting Rid Of Smoking Smells
Whether you are a homeowner or property investor looking to get rid of smoking smells in a home this article from Michelle Gibson will be helpful for you. In the article she provides seven tips for getting rid of cigarette smoke odors from the home. Smoke odors can penetrate the carpet, walls, curtains and more. A thorough deep cleaning and more is called for in order to get the odor out as she explains.
What other real estate related articles from June 2022 have you found helpful? Feel free to share them in the comments below.
Real Estate Roundup for June 2022 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 14 years of experience. Do you have a home you are ready to sell now in Greater Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky? Be sure to contact me now!