8. Stainless steel appliances Percentage of home buyers willing to pay more: 41% Amount willing to pay extra: $1,850 Like most features, stainless steel appliances are most important to people between the ages of 35 to 54, with 23% considering them to be a “very important” investment, compared with just 16% of those under the…Details
9. Home less than 5 years old > Percentage of home buyers willing to pay more: 40% > Amount willing to pay extra: $5,020 Some people simply want a newer home. For those willing to pay more for a newer home, the median that people would dole out was more than $5,000. Although this is…Details
10. Eat-in kitchen > Percentage of home buyers willing to pay more: 40% > Amount willing to pay extra: $1,770 The people most interested in an eat-in kitchen tend to be in the 35-to-54 age range, with 30% of those prospective home buyers indicating this is “very important” in a house. Meanwhile, just 21% of…Details
11. One or more fireplaces > Percentage of home buyers willing to pay more: 40% > Amount willing to pay extra: $1,400 Some 40% of home buyers without a fireplace said they would spend additional money for at least one and cough up an extra $1,400. The fireplace, while always popular, was less necessary when…Details
I posted this on July 14th, 2011. Bernanke says home price stabilization necessary to wo buyers In my humble opinion the problem is with the lending “establishment”. They are stingy with loans and very slow in their approving of short sales. And they created this fiasco in the first place. In over 30 years in…Details
As we all know, or should know, is that the banks will always counter the offer that is sent to them on a short sale. The initial selection of the winning offer (in California anyway) is done by the seller with or without the listing agent’s blessings. Sure, some sellers will actually listen to…Details
Having shown many properties to prospective buyers one thing has become very apparent. Listing prices have little to do with the actual selling prices especially on short sales or foreclosures. Here’s the problem. The listing price is set by the agent and the owner. Often that price is simply “made up” and is a “loss…Details
This is a great story. If you have been waiting for “the bottom” you might have just missed it.
But it’s not too late. I can help you or your family and friends find the perfect home that will meet your/their needs. Let’s talk so I can best help your dreams come true.
Sadly many people still don’t really understand what a short sale is. Many of those people can really use the short sale to get back on track sooner and with less exposure to their community. Attached is a short video that should help you understand what a short sale is and how you qualify to…Details
I certainly hope action will follow.