There are times when a home seller has to take their home off the market due to consistent feedback that the house is lackluster. If the home was in market-ready condition before the seller listed it, this would not have happened. Here are five improvements you can use to make your home market-ready and improve its chances of selling faster.
As real estate agents, we see exceptional home decor firsthand, the good, the bad, and the ugly. While home trends come and go, if you’re hoping to sell a home, tasteful, up-to-date decor is the quickest way to attract the attention of buyers. In fact, the right decor may even lead to a bidding war, potentially driving the sale price of a home above market value. Read on for our favorite decor choices that we’ve seen attract multiple offers in 2021 so far.
When newlyweds Scott and Jessica were ready to find their dream home in Cleveland, selling their starter home in Tallmadge was no problem. The couple listed the home with Ryan Young and had their home under contract within a matter of hours. “We called Ryan and put our house up for sale in Tallmadge, got an offer in the first eight hours and accepted,” Scott said of their sale with The Young Team at the end of 2019.
However, just after the couple sold their first house, COVID-19 spread across the country, giving rise to stay at home orders, social distancing rules, and drastic changes to the way we all live and work.
If you’ve been paying attention to real estate conditions in Northeast Ohio, you’ll know three things. Interest rates are at record lows; home buyer demand is higher than ever; and inventory of houses that are ready to move into are low. The result of these conditions is a seller’s market, and home sellers across the nation are cashing in on current housing market conditions and receiving more money for their homes than ever before.
Homes are selling quickly at top dollar - a major indicator this is a seller’s market. First time home buyers and experienced ones can still find their dream home in this market. Buying a home in a seller’s market is not impossible if the buyer takes the right measures.
Selling a home in a seller’s market sounds like homes can sell without much effort. However, this is not always the case. Home sellers still have some obstacles they need to overcome before a successful home sale. While homes tend to sell faster than average in this market, homes that are not marketed appropriately can take longer to sell. When an offer is made, the contract can fall through for many reasons, especially if the seller does not have the experience or the professional help to handle closing on a home.