There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory crisis.” First American just released the results of a survey which sheds light on the reasons for the current lack of supply. The survey asked title… Continue reading Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?
Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Your weekly look at Richland County Government news and events. Public Invited to Decker Center Dedication Ceremony The public is invited to join County Councilmembers, Magistrate Judges, members of the Sheriff’s Department and community leaders in celebrating Richland County’s newest facility at a special dedication ceremony on Friday,… Continue reading Your weekly look at Richland County Government news and events.
The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.
50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers.
77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize the home as their own.
The top rooms to stage to attract more buyers are the living room, master bedroom, kitchen, and dining room.
Market conditions around the country have presented an opportunity like no other for those who are looking to make the jump to a premium or luxury home.
The National Association of Realtors reports that national inventory levels
The chart below shows what impact rising interest rates would have if you planned to purchase a home within the national median price range, and planned to keep your principal and interest payments between $1,850-$1,900 a month.
Four distinct seasons with long, colorful springs and autumns, hot summers and the occasional excitement of a bit of snow in the forecast during winter’s brief stay – that’s the weather in Columbia.
While big projects like adding a bathroom or a complete kitchen remodel are popular ways to increase a home’s value, something as simple as updating landscaping and curb appeal can have a quick impact on a home’s value.