Charlotte Headlines Say Real Estate Marketplace Is On Rebound? Or Not?
The shocking and horrifying news about buying a home continues to keep potential homeowners on the fence. While its true that it is a bad time to sell a home, the opposite could NOT be further from the truth about buying a home. Bank owned properties, often called REO’s (Real Estate Owned) are often bought at tremendous discounts from these banks thus reducing the market values of suburbia, USA. These values then become the prevailing market value and sets the next trend for agents, investors, and retail buyers in which they decide what price to pay for a property.
Good photos of the home can also capture the attention of potential buyers. Keep in mind that commercial real estate agents have professional photographers taking their photos. You can always hire a professional yourself or you can take note of the views, angles and areas that realtors showcase online in their listings and take your own photos. Video walkthroughs can give the best view of the home and generate more serious buyers.
Quality Counts- When taking good photos, cell phones don’t cut it. If you have a wide-angle camera, use it. If not, a regular point-and-shoot digital camera will work just fine. For a clear photo, place your camera on a tripod or flat surface to keep the camera steady. Set your camera to the highest resolution and use a flash.
They kept coming back to the place they said and finally decided to move there for good. They said they’ve never seen a place like this anywhere else and by looking at their photos, I’m slowly started to believe what they meant and my cynicism started to fade.
Wal-Mart, Costco, Home Depot, McDonalds, TGI Fridays, Sears, BlockBuster Video, Denny’s, Sam’s Club, Nike, Levi’s, Budweiser, Yahoo, Google, Coke, Pepsi, Starbucks, The New York Stock Exchange, all Newspapers and Magazines, Expedia, Century 21, Bank of America, Radio Stations, CNN, ABC, CBS and we could go on forever. They’re all networks that were built to provide people with the number one commodity in the world; Convenience.
If you’re selling a home, you need to exclude all inclusions. Exclusions (sometimes generally known as ‘chattels’) are anything that could be included within the purchase of your property. Dishwashers, jacuzzi’s, ride-on mowers, furniture, or anything that ‘goes’ with your home should be excluded from the sale. Make the buyers aware – they are purchasing the house only. Nothing stays!
Here’s an example of what I mean. If I was buying a home, I might think of structural or roofing concerns were or utmost importance, because of my background and I know that these problems are expensive to fix.The thing I’ve learned in my profession is this, people and their concerns are not created equal.
Create a blog on matters related to commercial real estate in your area. Link the blog to your social media, linked in, and twitter activity. Relevance and consistency is the key to make all of this work for you. The best way to run a blog is to post at least twice a week on property relevant things.
Don’t take a chance. Don’t go on the appearance of the home or neighborhood. Preserve your health. Test using a Meth Residue Test Kit before moving into a house anywhere in this part of the U.S.