Are you planning to buy a new house after the holidays? If you're looking for real estate, you might not want to wait. In fact, next time you hear "happy holidays", think "happy house-hunting" too. This time of year is actually a great time to buy a house, in part because most buyers shy away from it. Here are some of our team's favorite reasons to buy a house during the holiday season:
Next to location, curb appeal is one of the most important factors you can focus on when you're selling your home. It helps you make sure your home is sold quickly and at a price you're happy with. Why? The answer is simple – curb appeal creates the first impression any potential buyer gets of a property.
While you can't pick up a house and move it to a better neighborhood, you can update its exterior. Naturally, the first thing to consider is a new paint job. Then, you can refresh your interior spaces in the same way.
A quick coat of paint on the outside of a home completely changes its look. Not only can it revitalize an aging exterior, it also sets expectations for the kind of space you're about to enter when you step through the door.
People know they need to tone down "unique" colors when they are ready to sell. Very few, however, have a clear idea what to switch to. An analysis by Zillow using more than 32,000 photos of recently sold homes provides interesting clues.