Tag Archive | home buyers

Not for sale? Not necessarily a problem.

May Buying Advice: Choked by a weak housing inventory, some agents are coaxing homeowners to the market with a different approach. Frustrated with the lack of housing inventory, homebuyers in many markets are taking matters into their own hands by sending letters to homeowners and asking them to sell. In this month’s Buying Advice, we’ll […]

Buyers, Get an Edge During The Busy Spring Season

The spring and summer months are traditionally the busiest times of year for the residential real estate market. Weather is more cooperative and many families like to move while the kids are on their summer break. But in recent years spring, for many regions, has meant more homes on the market, but also more buyers, […]

Pulte Survey Says 60% of Renters Plan to Buy a Home in Next 2 Years

More renters who hope to one day own a home seem ready to act now. Among renters who one day hope to own a home, a poll finds a dramatic increase in the number who now say that they intend to buy in the near future. Offering more evidence of a swing toward home ownership […]

5 Ways to Get Your Home When Housing Inventory Is So Tight

Homebuyers are in the real estate game again, but they’re facing a huge inventory shortage in most markets. Some buyers make three or four offers on homes, only to keep losing out to other buyers. In this tight market, buyers and real estate agents need to think outside the box. You may need to go […]

Survey Shows Most Desired Home Features

Of all the compromises homebuyers are willing to make when it comes to features, the two features they seem either least willing to give up or most able to find are central air conditioning and cable-, satellite TV-, or Internet readiness, according to report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR’s 2013 Profile of of […]