Posts Tagged ‘sellers’

Renovation Ideas Lapeer Home Owners May Want To Rethink

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“some of the priciest renovations rarely pay off at resale…” Home renovation television shows give home owners big ideas about how they can spruce up their property. But some of these projects can open up problems for owners whose big remodeling dreams may not have been well-thought out. Realtor.com® recently spotlighted a few renovation plans…

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Buyer Traffic Strong, Sellers Still Hesitant

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” buyer traffic in their market this summer was “strong” or “very strong,” while most described seller traffic as weak…” Housing demand remains strong this summer, even as inventory issues persist in many markets across the country, according to the REALTORS® Confidence Index for June. The majority of real estate professions said buyer traffic in…

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It’s A Good Time To Sell

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“58 percent of home owners believe sellers have more power than buyers …” Fifty-two percent of home owners say now is a good time to sell in their neighborhood. This is up from 34 percent who said so last year, according to a survey conducted by the real estate brokerage Redfin. What’s more, 58 percent…

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Is The Election Spooking Some Buyers?

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“people are uncertain about what a new president will mean for the real estate…” The presidential election is now in full force, and it may be deterring some buyers and sellers from making a move until after Election Day on Nov. 8, real estate professionals report. An article at realtor.com® says the election isn’t unusual…

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Home Sales Would Be Higher If …

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“13 percent more consumers looking to purchase a home but there are 5 percent fewer homes for sale…“ Homes are selling at the fastest rate since 2007, but sales could be even higher if not for the ongoing lack of inventory in many markets, notes Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief economist, in his latest column. Forty percent…

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Asking Prices Zoom To Record Highs

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“This real estate market is coming in strong, just as we expected”… A robust market is causing sellers to up their asking prices, according to a preliminary analysis of May data from realtor.com®. “The past three months have set new records,” says Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief economist. “Prior to that, the highest median list price…

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Sellers Happy But Home Buyers Frustrated

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Sellers happy but home buyers are frustrated … The number of home buyers who say now is a good time to buy dipped to an all-time survey low in Fannie Mae’s latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index. Meanwhile, home owners who say now is a good time to sell soared to an all-time survey high. The…

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Problems Home Sellers Try to Hide, Lake Orion MI

How to spot the top problems home sellers try to hide, Lake Orion MI. Whether you’re a seasoned house hunter or a first-time buyer, the process of purchasing a home has plenty of pitfalls. And while you may assume that sellers are being upfront, it’s not uncommon for them to gloss over some of their…

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Home Prices Maintain Strong Growth

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Home Prices Maintain Strong Growth Tight inventories of homes for sale helped push home prices higher in the first quarter. The median price of existing single-family homes rose in 87 percent or 154 of 178 of the major metro areas across the U.S. in the first quarter, according to the latest quarterly report by the…

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