NAR – Pending Home Sales Remain Strong In June 2015

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Pending home sales is a good indicator of the strength of a particular real estate market. The chart above from the National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index, shows some interesting statistics. The (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index is “a forward-looking indicator based on how many units have gone under contract which will… [Read more…]

Think You Should Sell Yourself? Think Again!

Reasons fot not going FSBO

Are you thinking of selling your Vero Beach home yourself? There are so many factors to consider before you FSBO as the following infographic illustrates. Here are some things to consider when you are ready to sell your Vero Beach home: These are the statistics by the National Association of Realtors (NAR): 88% of buyers… [Read more…]

What Homebuyers Want in 2011

Vero Beach Home Outdoor Living

Current Vero Beach home buyers want a home in great condition with rooms that can serve more that one purpose. They want areas that mingle indoor and outdoor living. A patio, enclosed porch, deck or an outdoor room or lanai is a plus. Buyers for Vero Beach homes want a little luxury with features like… [Read more…]

How to Get an Offer on Your Home

How to sell your Vero Beach house

1. Price it right. Set a price at the lower end of your property’s realistic price range. 2. Prepare for visitors. Get your house market ready at least two weeks before you begin showing it. 3. Be flexible about showings. It’s often disruptive to have a house ready to show at the spur of the… [Read more…]

5 Things to do Before Putting Your Home on the Market

Prepare your Vero Beach home for sale

1. Have a pre-sale home inspection. Be proactive by arranging for a pre-sale home inspection. An inspector will be able to give you a good indication of the trouble areas that will stand out to potential buyers, and you’ll be able to make repairs before open houses begin. 2. Organize and clean. Pare down clutter… [Read more…]

Simple Tips for Better Home Showings

Make your Vero Beach home irresistible to buyers

1. Unclutter Remove clutterand clear off counters. Throw out stacks of newspapers and magazines and stow away most of your small decorative items. Put excess furniture in storage, and remove out-of-season clothing items that are cramping closet space. Don’t forget to clean out the garage, too. 2. Wash windows and screens. This will help get… [Read more…]