Anyone that has had to place their house on the market or has gone through the process of selling their home knows it can often be a difficult and time consuming process, and that is with having an agent handling the day to day transactions. Even when things so smoothly, there are many issues to consider and many steps that have to be taken. However, many people, mostly those who are going through it for the first time, believe they can sell their home on their own, foregoing the use of an agent. The FSBO (For Sale By Owner) transaction often leads to delayed sales (if any) and more trouble than ever imagined. Below are some important issues to be considered before making the decision to sell your house on your own.
The counteroffer is a common tool used in real estate transactions.
The counteroffer, which is used in the back and forth negotiations between buyers and sellers, is a tool used to by agents in order to (hopefully) come to an agreement which will lead to a successful closing.
When does a counteroffer come into play, and what are the possible reasons behind it?
You find yourself in a situation where you are leaving your home. Perhaps you received a promotion at work and need to relocate, or your family has outgrown the house and you’re looking to upgrade, giving yourself and your family more space. Or maybe your children have left and it’s time to downsize. Whatever your circumstances are, you find yourself faced with making the decision to either sell your home or keep it as a rental.
You’re looking at real estate listings and you see one that says, Bitcoin Transactions Accepted. While this transaction is still far from being the “norm”, it is popping up more and more frequently. The younger generation and tech savvy population are adopting cryptocurrency as their main choice for making purchases. But there are still many buyers out there that would have absolutely no idea what that even means. Others might understand what it means, but do not have the trust in this type of financial transaction to consider this option.
You are selling your home and you’re busy getting ready for open houses and private viewings. You know you have to organize, clean, declutter, and clean some more. This is a daunting task for anyone, but when there are kids living in the home with you, this task can seam near impossible.