Wednesday, January 12, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
If you’re a homeowner or want to be one soon, you’re probably wondering what 2022 holds for the housing market. Realtor.com published their 2022 Housing Forecast and it indicates that home sales are set to continue to increase. Factors like inventory, affordability, and buyer behavior are key in what lies ahead for the new year. What does this mean for you if you’re looking to buy or sell a house in the next year? We break down these key factors to help you understand what 2022 holds for real estate.
Inventory and Home Prices
A growing economy and declining unemployment mean more purchasing power for consumers. Because of that, the volume of home sales will continue to increase. Looking locally, Realtor.com predicts year-over-year sales growth of 10% in the Atlanta area.
Over the past decade, home prices consistently increased in response to an ongoing shortage of single-family homes. Then in the past 18 months, despite the uncertainty of the pandemic, we saw a ...
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 / by Cindy Bunch
Are you wondering what steps you should start taking to sell your home? It takes more than good luck to sell quickly and maximize your profit margin when you have a house to sell. Thoughtful planning to show off your home to buyers is a must to sell your home as quickly and for as much money as possible. The 10 ways to prepare your home to sell listed below will make the home selling process so much easier too!
Separate Yourself From Your House
Do your best to detach your emotional attachment to the house. This can be hard to do, especially if you’ve lived there for years accumulating milestones and memories. Look to the future of building more memories in your next house!
Depersonalize the house by packing up personal items like family photos and heirlooms. The ideal presentation to a potential home buyer is an impersonal, clean environment they can picture decorating with their belongings.
Clear the Clutter
Get organized and declutter to show potential buye ...