“To understand the future, we must focus on what real estate does for people.”
“Cross my heart and hope to die!” It’s one of childhood’s most solemn oaths, still uttered by six-year-olds who hope it will convince one and all of their heartfelt intention to keep a promise.
A few years back, the Business Insider listed one tip for negotiating a home sale: “Don’t be a jerk!” That sounds like a hyperbolic put-down (after all, who wants to be a jerk?).
When yahoo!finance (the exclamation point is part of the title) puts residential real estate at the top of their feed, a fair number of Western Slope readers are apt to come across it.
For everyone whose springtime house-hunting plans were disrupted by the pandemic, it might seem best to just let the year pass before renewing the project, since things still haven’t settled back to where we found them last February.
Western Slope residents who will be buying a home, refinancing their mortgage, or even just financing a car anytime soon, should think twice before making abrupt credit moves. Even some actions intended to reflect positively on their creditworthiness can backfire.
The U.S. News & World Report weighed in with a quite useful list: housewarming gift ideas that are both thoughtful and practical.
The feeling of being cooped up that has predominated throughout so much of Mesa and Delta County’s springtime may be loosening up, but one way to capitalize on the situation is to take the extra indoors time to make this year’s spring-cleaning project a more-serious-than-usual event.
Looking at the prospect of selling your Mesa or Delta County home from a purely business perspective, it has some odd sales attributes. Pricing is definitely one of them.
One consequence of the pandemic was the on-again/off-again nature of this year’s Mesa and Cobb County real estate busy season. The restrictions resulted in what you’d expect: pent-up demand. The promise of loosening restrictions is widely expected to bolster the number of “For Sale” signs that we’ll soon be seeing—in any case, we should know before long.
We’ve arrived at the familiar post-Mother’s Day time of year. The birds are cheering up everyone’s Mesa and Delta County mornings with their noisy springtime come-hither commotion.
About the last thing area homeowners need now is to spend time worrying about the effect the pandemic will have on their Mesa and Delta County home values. Given that memories of the Great Recession have yet to fade, a replay of that decline in home values might seem logical.
May saw the regular release of ATTOM Data Solution’s quarterly Home Equity report. This year, ongoing events created the need for some additional commentary.
The other day, it was interesting to read a featured commentary on the MoneyCrashers.com website. It promised to pinpoint the “6 Factors” to consider when deciding whether you “should buy a home now— or wait?”
The “Real Estate News” tab in Realtor.com is a reliable source for information that real estate followers—especially active Mesa or Delta County home buyers and sellers—can turn to for the latest takes on real estate market activity.
Crafting language that makes a property stand out in the Mesa or Delta County listings is one of the skills that successful Realtors® continue to develop throughout their careers. Initially, a listing’s photos may be more important than the text when it comes to grabbing buyers’ attention—but after that, the words matter a lot! Especially when they’re sticky!
Mesa and Delta County families with members currently serving in the armed forces don't need to be reminded of the purpose of the Memorial Day holiday. In most years, that somber meaning can be all but drowned out by its more festive significance as the unofficial kickoff to Mesa and Delta County's summer season.
As the traditionally fast-moving spring real estate market nears, Mesa and Delta County sellers who will be listing soon have multiple grounds for optimism—with the scarcity of available properties being the most widely publicized. Now it appears that the long-standing national shortage isn’t just continuing it’s widening.
As Mesa and Delta County homebuyers arrive at their final choice, it’s impossible to ignore how greatly their decision will influence their future. Five, ten, twenty—or more— years from now, the purchase will likely have shaped a lot of what’s to come.
A key real estate insight was on display in a sponsored post that appeared in the Inman real estate trade newspaper. The theme was about eternal industry truths—rules that apply to businesses big and small.
Recently there came this snippet from a radio commentary: “No matter how business is doing, the landlord business is doing just fine.”
The typical Mesa and Delta County luxury home buyer isn’t really “typical” any more than the property they will ultimately acquire. It’s a simple fact that the affluent prospective buyers who are Mesa and Delta County’s next homeowners simply can’t be pigeonholed in any meaningful way.
Of the many pieces that together make up your home’s marketing effort, none is more likely to play a leading role than your Mesa and Delta County listing.
One way to think of various ways that house-hunters approach their search is by how the project has been initiated. If you are already house-hunting in Mesa and Delta County, you’ll recognize which of the two house-hunting approaches yours fall into.
Punxsutawney Phil will soon be predicting whether we have an early spring. Whether or not he proves to be right, the persistence of the Groundhog Day silliness does prove a point about seasonal weather: it matters.