Whether you’re just starting your home search or applying for a loan, nothing happens quickly in real estate. Everything takes time. Here are a few tips to help you manage those pesky real estate timelines.
Many times curb appeal stops at the front door. It’s not enough to have great curb appeal from the front, but your backyard must be equally impressive.
I hear it all the time. “Tim, you have to find us the perfect house!” The truth is, there’s no such thing as the perfect house. Sure, a house might seem perfect at the moment, but within a few weeks or months the warts will begin to show. Perfection is temporary. And just a point of view. Rather than focusing on the perfect house, focus on finding the “nearly perfect” home that suits your needs now.
Are open houses a thing of the past? That’s what some real estate agents are telling their clients, in particular those agents who don’t like to spend their Sunday afternoon holding open houses. I wholeheartedly disagree. Open houses do sell houses. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise; especially if it’s your house.