Springfield Missouri Team Thomas Suggested Reading
Team Thomas Suggested Reading
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A house that "sparkles" on the surwill sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well maintained.
Professional appraisers sum up their entire body of knowledge in three words: " Buyers make value." Your home is worth as much as a buyer will pay for it.
To prepare your home for viewing, make it as bright, clean, cheerful and serene as possible. Always look at your home from the buyer's point of view. Your REALTOR® will probably find a tactful way to suggest that you be absent while the house is being shown to prospective buyers, because your presence will inhibit their actions and conversations. They won't feel free to open closets and cabinets, test out the plumbing and discuss their observations objectively as they walk through the house. It goes without saying that your children and pets should not be on the premises either.
There are countless hardships that can turn home ownership into a burden. The loss of a job, medical bills, or an unexpected hike in monthly payments can suddenly make an affordable mortgage payment unaffordable. I am very concerned about the mortgage crisis not only for its effect on the real estate industry but more importantly for its effect on homeowners. The most important thing to understand is that not only are the homeowners with sub-prime loans effected, today we are seeing more and more defaults by homeowners with “regular” conventional loans.
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