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Inexpensive Fixes to Help Sell Your Home Faster

Details matter to buyers when visiting a potential home,  they are always looking for possible problems lurking under the surface. Fixing up small details can make a huge difference in how receptive buyers will be to your home. Even without a big budget there are plenty of small fixes you can do around your house to make a great impression on buyers.

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Los Angeles in the top 20 Hottest Markets this January

Which markets are burning the hottest this month? In California there are a total of 12 markets in the top 20 and Los Angeles ranks number 17th. Winter usually sees a freeze in the housing market but with demand high and inventory low, homes are selling 4% faster this month than the same time last year. There is a good and bad to this strong off-season though. But first, why is this happening?

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The Worst Day of the Year to Buy a Home Is Coming Up

Winter never seems like an ideal time if you’re shopping for homes, even in sunny Southern California. Most of the US is experiencing heavy snow storms and icy roads while we usually get just a little rain due to the drought. But it’s hard not to notice the rain is coming down hard on us this winter and the snow too, to the relief of our reservoirs but not for our real estate.

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Interest Rates Means Shifts for Real Estate

Since the election of Donald Trump, the economy has taken a turn in new directions. First, stocks have been soaring while bond prices have mostly plunged. This has led to a sharp increase of interest rates including mortgage rates. There does not seem to be one under laying reason why the rates are going up, but multiple factors to consider.

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A Buyer’s Holiday Real Estate Market

The real estate market during the holidays can be a time of great opportunity for a buyer looking for a good deal if you know where to look. During the holidays, a lot of buyers take the time off to travel and be with family, creating less competition for desirable homes for sale. If you are a first time home buyer or looking to enter the market in your area, this is a great time to get in with less competition outbidding you. A lot of first time buyers take the holiday time off, where more experienced and serious homebuyers keep on the search.

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