With the new year home sale numbers show a repeating trend. While home values are up about 6.2% from Jan. 2017, everything else has slowed except for DOM. We are also going to see an uptick on rates but… they are still very low!
The National Association of Realtors recently sent out a questionnaire to over 50k realtors and here is what they found out.
Beyond staging, agents also named the most common home improvement projects they recommend to sellers: Ninety-three percent recommend decluttering the home, 89 percent recommend an entire home cleaning, and 81 percent recommend carpet cleaning. Other presale projects include depersonalizing the home, removing pets during showings and making minor repairs.
Here are some of the top takeaways.