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Monday, March 8, 2021   /   by Laura Lynn

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the market is calling your name this spring. Here are five reasons why this is the perfect time to sell your house if you’re ready.
1. There’s high demand from homebuyers.
Buyer demand is strong right now, and buyers are active in the market. ShowingTime, which tracks the average number of buyer showings on residential properties, recently announced that buyer showings are up 51.5% compared to this time last year. Daniil Cherkasskiy, Chief Analytics Officer at ShowingTime, notes:
“As anticipated, demand for real estate remains elevated and continues to be affected by low levels of inventory…On average, each home is getting 50 percent or more requests this year compared to January of last year. As we head into ...

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Friday, March 5, 2021   /   by Laura Lynn

How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights
With so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast.
That means it’s a great time to sell if you’re ready to make a move.
Let’s connect to make sure your house is ready for a top-dollar sale this spring. It may be closer than you think!

Want to discuss this further? Call us at 425-209-0204 or email Team@nwret.com ...

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Thursday, March 4, 2021   /   by Laura Lynn

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?

Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie Mae shows that 57% of consumers believe now is a good time to sell.
Doug Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, explains:
“Overall, the index’s monthly increase was driven largely by a substantial jump in the share of consumers reporting that it’s a good time to sell a home, with many citing favorable mortgage rates, high home prices, and low housing inventory as their primary rationale.”
Normally, spring is the busiest season in the housing market – the time when many homeowners decide to list their houses. While this is obviously not a normal year since the pandemic is still very much upon us, experts are optim ...

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Friday, February 26, 2021   /   by Laura Lynn

It’s a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights
Over the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring.
With homes selling twice as fast as they did last year at this time, getting multiple offers, and rising in price, homeowners are in the driver’s seat.
Let’s connect today if you’re ready to learn about the leverage you have as a seller in today’s housing market.

Want to discuss this further? Call us at 425-209-0204 or email Team@nwret.com ...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021   /   by Laura Lynn

How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?

The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% from the same time last year while the inventory of homes available for sale is down 25.7%. There are 360,000 fewer single-family homes for sale today than there were at this time last year. This increase in demand coupled with such limited supply is leading to more bidding wars throughout the country.
Rose Quint, Assistant Vice President for Survey Research with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), recently reported:
“The number one reason long-time searchers haven’t made a home purchase is not because of their inability to find an affordably-priced home, but because they continue to get outbid by other offers.”
A survey ...

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