Real Estate Articles Worth Reading For November
This Best Google Plus Real Estate Article compilation began a number of years ago is now a highly anticipated publication which comes out monthly!
As we enter the holiday season, top Real Estate professionals across the country are providing you with excellent tips and advice to help you with buying selling and there is information for Real Estate professionals.
I have put together some excellent Google+ Real Estate articles for November 2018 and there is some excellent content. Take the time to read and enjoy these articles from top Real Estate Professionals across the country to provide information to buyers, sellers and Real Estate Professionals.
ULTIMATE RELOCATION CHECKLIST
Creating a plan for your relocation is hugely beneficial and making sure you have covered all the bases will help to make your move organized and less stressful. Bob Gordon of Boulder Real Estate has put together a fantastic relocation checklist which covers everything from ensuring you have extra extension cords, flashlights for any emergencies along the way.
Other topics addressed include making sure that you have addressed your pet’s needs with a pet travel kit! Check out this great resource, as I am sure you will find it helpful!
SEVEN REASONS WHY A SELLER OVER PRICES THEIR HOME
No one wants to leave money on the table and it is not uncommon for sellers to overprice their home. Some of the reasons might include they are comparing it to their neighbor’s house which was larger and not really comparable! Sharon Paxson a top Newport Beach CA Realtor provides seven possible reasons why a seller may overprice their home!
A seller may “need” to net a certain amount of cash or perhaps another agent said the house was worth more than market value. Take these factors into consideration and as a seller it is important to remain objective.
WHY HOMES COME BACK ON THE MARKET
There are some issues that can arise during the escrow period, that may lead a home to come back on the market. Bill Gassett has written an excellent article about the possible reasons that a home sale falls through! Some of the reasons may be the result of a home inspection that may be unacceptable to the buyer.
Other reasons may include a buyer walks away and forfeits their deposit, potential liens on the property the home becomes a short sale and there are additional reasons. This is a thorough explanation of the reasons why a home may fall out of escrow! Be sure to check out this excellent resource.
BEST MARKETING STRATEGIES
Do you want some exceptional ideas to bring in more real estate business for 2019? Of course you do, so take a look at these exceptional real estate market ideas from
Jaymie has some really great marketing tips whether you are a new agent or have been around the block for years. Take a look at her advice to increase the odds you get some new business from different sources.
SHOULD I TAKE MY HOME OFF THE MARKET FOR THE HOLIDAYS
One of the questions real estate agents will get quite often from home sellers is should I take my home off the market during the holidays. There is no right or wrong answer. It really depends on the local real estate market.
Have you ever heard the saying “all real estate is local’? Well it is and this question that is asked of real estate agents is the pefect example why. In some parts of the country it may make perfect sense to have your house come off during the holidays, especially if you want to sell for the most money.
For example, in the Northeast the weather is lousy. It is freezing cold with the chance for lots of snow. Who wants to be looking around in that kind of environment. Not many. The spring is when sellers will see the most activity as buyers are far more plentiful. In a warm weather state like Florida it may be completely the opposite.
8 WAYS TO BLOW UP YOUR FINANCING WHEN BUYING A HOME
There are many considerations when buying a home and one of the most important ones the ability to obtain financing. Once a buyer has been approved by a lender it is imperative that they do not make any large capital purchases during the escrow period.
Michelle Gibson a top Wellington, FL Realtor has provided us 8 possible ways to blow up financing. Some of these might include switching banks or a job change. Be sure to obtain advice from your lender about how to not make mistakes which can prevent you from obtaining financing.
HOME IMPROVEMENT: WHAT IS THE BEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT?
Are you considering remodeling? If you are you will want to check out this excellent article by Karen Highland about what is the best return on investment? No one wants to invest in their home and not have it be a good investment.
Karen breaks down what items are going to provide the best return. The most important room in the house to remodel is the kitchen. Unless it is completely outdated, then a total renovation is not necessary. Check out this excellent article to help you to spend your money wisely.
STAGING A HOME FOR A QUICK SALE
Looking to sell your home quickly? Then you will want to check out this helpful resource from Joe Boylan over at Colorado Springs Real Estate about staging a home to sell! Joe defines staging about presenting the home in the best possible light!
Staging is advantageous as the home will be presented well online and in person. Staging generally results in a quicker sale and a higher value. Be sure to check out this excellent post about staging a home to sell!
FOUR TIPS FOR PURCHASING YOUR NEXT HOME
Considering purchasing your next home? Then you will need to check out this great resource tips for purchasing your next home written by Paul Sian at Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Real Estate.
Paul discusses the importance of getting pre-approved for a mortgage, be sure to work with a Realtor and to check out homes which are pending or in back up status. Sometimes those homes go active again, and it may be the right home for you. This is another great resource for home buying!
HOW TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE
Considering investing in real estate? Then be sure to check out this article written by Jamohl DeWald in the Portland Metro area how to successfully invest in real estate. In this article you will find excellent tips on obtaining the best financing for an investment property.
There is information about what documents are needed and getting pre-approved. Jamohl also stresses the importance of talking to other lenders to compare and make sure that you are getting the most competitive interest rates.
THINGS TO DO AFTER PURCHASING A HOME
You have just closed escrow on your house and there are some items that should be addressed right away. Luke Skar has written a very helpful post about things to do after buying a home! He includes items such as storing your escrow documents, replacing the locks or re-keying the locks, changing access codes on alarm system and many more great tips.
This is a must read for anyone who is getting ready to move into their new home!
Bonus article: If you love following great real estate blogs, check out the list from The Close of the best real estate blogs to follow. There is some really outstanding bloggers mentioned in the article. Take a look for some new reading material you may not be familiar with.
Previous Best of Google+ Articles
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About the author: About the Author: Sharon Paxson is a top Newport Beach Realtor representing sellers and buyers in Coastal Orange County including Corona del Mar, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Newport Coast since 2005. Sharon leverages the power of social media to provide maximum exposure for listings.
Sharon welcomes the opportunity to meet and guide you through your Real Estate transaction.
Thanks for sharing Sharon’s list of excellent real estate articles, Bill. Lots of good information.