Ten things to know about buying or selling a house

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with All Seasons Real Estate, Inc. 01336187

The Washington Post recently has an article outlining ten things to know about buying or selling a house in today's real estate market.  These are fail and practical recommendations.  However, i wonder how much more could REALTORS add to this list?

 

1. A bigger down payment might be necessary.

2. A buyer’s market? Not entirely.

3. Sellers, don’t put off those remodeling projects

4. Home staging could be worth the extra cash.

5. Appraisals might not match price expectations.

6. Start saving your financial records to show the bank.

7. Prepare to spend more time securing a loan.

8. The home inspection is back with a vengeance.

9. Sell or rent before buying or be willing to pay two mortgages.

10. Pick a real estate agent willing to do the homework, because buying and selling take more effort these days.


you can read the full article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/ten-things-you-need-to-know-about-buying-or-selling-a-home/2011/10/20/gIQApgYzIM_story.html

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Topic:
ActiveRain Community
Tags:
ten things to know about buying or selling a house

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the balloons to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the house to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainer
226,861
Lehel Szucs
All Seasons Real Estate, Inc. - Covina, CA
REALTOR of choice

11.  have patience ... everything takes longer in this market

Oct 28, 2011 11:30 AM #1
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the pants to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainer
226,861

Lehel Szucs

REALTOR of choice
Ask me a question
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the music-note to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase: