It is a seller's market and it shows with houses receiving multiple offers and/or selling within only days on the market. If you want to be one of those lucky homebuyers, you have to get serious and intentional about the process. Don't worry though because I've got all the tips you need to get your new home train on the right track and arriving at it's destination in a jiffy.
Market activity for Holland Lakes is looking pretty good for 2015. This infographic sheds some light on the number of homes listed, homes sold and prices. Plus check out the change in average price from 2014 to 2015.
Shopping for a new home can be fun! And exhausting. And stressful. It’s like going on lots of dates with hope that you’ll find The One. Except you only get to go on one date with the house and you have to trust that everything the house’s last partner tells you about it is accurate. No pressure. But once you find The One, how do you make sure you’re not making a mistake? Follow these three steps and avoid marrying the wrong house.
Choosing a real estate agent to help you buy a home or sell your home is an important decision. Although it is tempting, let me tell you three good reasons why you shouldn't hire a Top Agent. And my definition of "Top Agent" here is an agent with a very high sales volume. This is typically the agent whose name you see on lots of signs around your community or billboards around town.
So after working in property management for years and being a long-time renter, I'm here to say that renting in Birmingham, Alabama is not all it's cracked up to be. As a typical millennial, I've always been of the opinion that owning your own home is overrated. I believed it would lock me into one location on this great big planet and it would ultimately cost me just as much as renting. But I'm here to tell you... boy was I wrong. Now the decision of renting versus buying is for each person to make himself but today I'll share a few points that helped sway me to the dark side.