It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, there will always be someone who needs to buy a home and someone who needs to sell a home. Winter can actually be one of the best times to list your home for sale. Typically, the housing inventory is at it’s lowest during the winter months, which means that the buyers who are out shopping have a very limited amount of choices. And although there may be less choices, it is still critical for your home to stand apart from the rest. Below are five quick tips to help your home stand out (for all the right reasons) in the winter.
1. One of the most neglected areas of a home during the cold and dreary winter months is the outdoor living and [...]
“Buying a home has always been about more than owning a roof and four walls. It’s about investing in savings and building a family and planting roots in a community.”
That was the message that President Obama relayed in his January 7 speech on housing and homeownership in Phoenix, AR. His speech announced some significant improvements to mortgage loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
“We’re going to start this week laying out some of the agenda for the next year. And here in Phoenix, I want to talk about helping more families afford their piece of the American dream, and that is owning their own home.”
To those means, Obama announced [...]
If you plan to sell your home in the spring (or earlier), the time after the holidays is one of the best opportunities to fix up your home. After taking down decorations and squeezing a tree through your door, it’s time to clean, organize, paint, donate, and bring some other life back into your house. Many interior projects can be accomplished while pent up during those cold/dreary winter months. Here’s a look at a few quick ones to get your home ready to sell in the post holiday months.
1. “Out with the old and in with the new.” Chances are that after the holidays you’ve acquired a few “new,” items. It’s a great time to evaluate if there are any [...]