“More Americans name real estate over several other vehicles for growing wealth as the best long-term investment for the fifth year in a row. Just over a third cite real estate for this, while roughly a quarter name stocks or mutual funds.”
Any home for sale should look clean and fresh inside and outside.
With all the excitement of new digs, it's easy to forget some important tasks. Plus, certain things are best done while the house is still vacant, long before your boxes and furniture are parked in the place. Put these things off, and it becomes all the harder to tackle them later.
Few things in life are as stressful as selling a house. To make it worse, sometimes a property just sits on the market without any prospective buyers. If you’re frantic because your home hasn’t sold yet, here are seven reasons why it may not be selling.
“The annual increase marks a crucial turning point because it comes after the federal government reined in bubble-era policies that encouraged banks to ease lending standards to boost homeownership. This time, what’s driving the market is a shift in favor of owning rather than renting.
Prices are projected to appreciate by 4.7% over the next year according to CoreLogic. If you are moving to a higher-priced home, it will wind up costing you more in raw dollars (both in down payment and mortgage payment) if you wait.
Wicker/RattanPros: Lightweight, flexible, comfortableGood to Know: Wicker and rattan are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, making great additions to sunrooms, porches, and decks. Available in a wide range of colors, the materials have a slightly coastal, rustic, or country vibe.