We’re at an all-time housing inventory low. This “macro” shortage is almost the same size as the oversupply was in 2007. Florida is number three in a list of the top five states with the largest housing supply deficits. This shortage has put pressure on buyers and prices. There are a number of reasons why:[…]
Many repairs and updates don’t require a permit but many do. Here’s a list of repairs that require a permit that you might not know about: door and window replacement, a/c replacement, major plumbing repairs, water heater replacement, some roofing repairs. What if you did the work yourself, you didn’t get a permit, and are[…]
When selling your home, simple landscaping is more attractive to buyers than elaborate planting beds that will need special tending. Before putting your home on the market, consider simplifying your landscaping and potting up your special plants to take with you. And by all means, DON’T landscape your front yard like this one!
What’s an iBuyer? iBuyers are companies home sellers can find on-line who will make an “instant offer” and guarantee a quick closing. Open Door, Offer Pad, Zillow Offers, and Redfin are on real estate signs popping up around town. Although sellers will close quickly, an iBuyer will cost the seller 13% to 15% of the[…]