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Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent? – Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor
Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest in recent memory. (Though things have slowed a bit lately) With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighborhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for an agent. After all, whyContinue reading “Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent? – Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor”
My Home Didn’t Sell! Now What?- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor
When it comes to listing their home, most home sellers want three things: 1) to make a lot of money, 2) to put in minimal time and effort, and 3) to sell quickly. But the reality is, selling a home is rarely that simple. And homeowners who try to do it themselves—or receive bad advice—can end up stuck (months later) with a property that hasn’t sold.
If that’s you, don’t panic! We’ve outlined the top five reasons why a home doesn’t sell—and action steps you can take to overcome each of these issues.
5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor
A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. However, studies show that homes listed in the winter offseason not only sell faster than those in the spring, but sellers also net more above their asking price at this time. Don’t wait until spring to sell. If you’ve been thinking of selling your home, here are five compelling reasons to list now.
HOUSE CARE CALENDAR: A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your Home- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor
From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. Be careful homeowners, neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. So check out this list to keep your largest and most important asset in good health and maintaining its value.
2023 Real Estate Market Outlook (And What It Means for You)- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor
Last year, one factor drove the real estate market more than any other: rising mortgage rates. In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the brakes on inflation.1 And while some market sectors have been slow to respond, the housing market has reacted accordingly. BothContinue reading “2023 Real Estate Market Outlook (And What It Means for You)- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor”
‘Tis the Season: 5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home- Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor
This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfortunately, many real estate professionals perpetuate this myth by advising their clients to “wait until the spring” to list their home.
The truth is, homes are bought and sold year round. And while the market is typically quieter during the fall and winter, savvy buyers and sellers know how to use this slow down to their advantage. In fact, depending on your circumstances, now may be the ideal time for you to purchase or list a home.
Home for the Holidays: How To Stretch Your Budget in a Season of Inflation -Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor
You don’t have to break the bank to celebrate the holidays in style—even in this season of inflation. Prices may be higher on everything from food to gifts to decorations, but there are still plenty of opportunities to eke out extra savings. Read more to find out how.
What Is Your Home Buying Power? – Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor
What exactly is your home buying power. Read to see how your income and debts affect your payment and define your buying power.
7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price – Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor
Fortunately, we’ve developed a listing strategy that combines our proven approach to preparation, pricing, and promotion—all designed to help you get top dollar for your home. But you will play an important role in the selling process, as well.
Here are some crucial steps you can take to set yourself up for success as a home seller in this market: