Tagged : sellers

Found 3 blog entries tagged as "sellers".

Below is an article that I received via RisMedia. It seems that there is a shortage of housing industry wide. If you are a seller, and on the fence as to whether to put your house on the market, now might be the right time. 

HUD Calls for Expanded Housing Supply

By Suzanne De Vita

HUD Calls for Expanded Housing Supply

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is calling for expanded housing supply as it alters its approach to an aspect of fair housing.

On Monday, HUD announced a call for feedback on the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, which is currently under review. The AFFH changes, if enacted, would “encourage actions that increase housing choice, including through greater housing

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How to Guide Potential Buyers In 2018

The National Association of Realtors recently released the 2018 Aspiring Home Buyers Profile. Of the non-homeowners surveyed, 46 percent were age 34 or younger, 57 percent earn less than $50,000 annually and 81 percent live in urban or suburban areas. Let's look at the mindset of these potential buyers:

Homeownership Goals 
According to the survey, 82 percent reported future homeownership goals, with 58 percent saying now is a good time to buy. So why aren't more first-time buyers coming to the table? Affordability.

While 51 percent of renters expect rent to increase this year, only 15 percent say that would motivate them to buy a home. Improved financial situations and significant lifestyle changes such as marriage or starting a family are

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There's more to getting referrals than simply asking. Recommendations must be earned. That means providing clients and colleagues with a memorable experience they'll want to extend to others.

Start with excellent service. If you're hard to reach, talk more than you listen or just don't seem to have your client's best interest in mind, you're not going to win referrals. Be available to answer questions and provide the expertise they need to make the best possible decisions on their homebuying or selling journey.

Provide honest feedback. Clients often get caught up in the moment and need their agent to provide a voice of reason. If you feel a property is not suitable for the client -- due to size, location, school district or price -- give

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