January 22, 2023 – by Elena Garrett, Realtor and 72Sold Area Director As I mentioned in my previous update, the trends in home buyers’ shopping behavior are starting to normalize and become more predictable. IMPORTANT: For the past 6 months, the home market in the DFW has undergone DRASTIC changes. Read more…
Aug 20, 2022 As DFW buyers and sellers are adjusting to the new reality of higher interest rates, a new trend is starting to set in. There are fewer buyers shopping for homes, but those who are in the market at the moment are making offers quickly (possibly rushing to Read more…
As DFW buyers and sellers are adjusting to the new reality of higher interest rates, a new trend is starting to set in. There are fewer buyers shopping for homes, but those who are in the market at the moment are making offers quickly (possibly rushing to lock in the current rates before they go up again). The overall number of homes for sale is similar to last year’s volume, but the number of showings per house is down significantly from the same month last year.
1. Determine what would a GREAT offer look like in YOUR area.
2. Select not only the ideal price but also the ideal buyer type for that price level
3. Identify strategies to achieve your target sale price
4. Know the art of negotiating the contract clauses
5. Adapt to the market as needed
With weekly re-assessment of market changes Give Elena your target number – the cash you want to make from the sale – and Elena will create a custom plan on the best way to get your goal achieved – at no charge and no obligations. Home sale profit strategy session Read more…
June 28, 2022 Let’s take a brief look at the changes that the DFW market is experiencing, or is likely to experience soon, due to changing economic conditions. The number of mortgage applications is declining Therefore the number of home shoppers is declining as well, leading to lower competition among Read more…
June 28, 2022 I think no one can argue at this point that rising inflation is starting to affect the home market in the DFW region. How do those changes affect the homeowners who are planning to sell this year? I think it is important to start by looking at Read more…
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