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Friday, February 23, 2024   /   by Robert Hunt

January 2024 Durham Market Update

Take a look at the most recent market stats here!!
Exciting updates in the housing market! While existing-home sales saw a slight dip, pending sales surged, indicating a promising trend for homebuyers. With mortgage rates on the decline and NAR forecasting a significant increase in sales this year, now is the time to seize. 
January Summary: 
U.S. existing-home sales slipped 1.0% month-over-month and were down 6.2% year-over-year as of last measure, while pending sales jumped 8.3% from the previous month, marking the largest gain since June 2020, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Mortgage rates have dropped significantly from their peak last fall, and homebuyers are beginning to come out of the woodwork, with NAR forecasting a 13% increase in existing-home sales this year compared to 2023.

New Listings in the Triangle Region increased 17.2 percent to 3,507. Under Contract Sales homes decreased 0.4 percent . Inventory decreased 25.9 percent to ...

  buying, selling, technology, market update

Thursday, February 22, 2024   /   by Robert Hunt

Boost Your ROI: Top Projects to Tackle Before Listing Your Home

Boost Your ROI: Top Projects to Tackle Before Listing Your Home

Preparing to sell your home can be an overwhelming task, but strategic planning and execution can significantly impact your return on investment (ROI). By focusing on the right projects prior to listing, you can increase your home's appeal to potential buyers and maximize its selling price. In this blog post, we'll explore the best projects to undertake before listing your home to ensure you get the highest ROI possible.
Curb Appeal Enhancement:
First impressions matter, and the exterior of your home is the first thing potential buyers will see. Enhancing your home's curb appeal can make a significant difference in attracting buyers and setting a positive tone for their viewing experience.
Consider projects such as landscaping, exterior painting, power washing, and updating your front door and hardware. These relatively simple and affordable tasks can instantly boost your home's curb appeal and increase its perceived. ...

  buying, home search, getting started, mortgage, home ownership, selling, neighborhoods

Thursday, December 10, 2020   /   by Robert Hunt

Tips to increase your home's value

Many people may be considering how to improve their home in hopes of selling it for the highest price. Here are 6 tips that may help to increase your home’s value:

Hire a Professional Designer or Contractor for a Consultation

If you’re looking to get a head start on how to increase your home’s value, talk to a contractor or designer. They can visit and assess your home, consider your budget for improvements and provide a blueprint for changes you can make. Think of it as buying a turn-key instruction manual for increasing your home’s value!

Improve the Home Value by Improving Your "Curb Appeal"

Curb appeal—the attractiveness of your property when viewed from the street—represents your home’s first impression to potential buyers. Attractive curb appeal can drive up the selling price.

To ensure your home’s curb appeal is at its best, make sure the exterior of your home and the lawn are in top shape. From dressing up the ...

  home ownership, selling

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