When you see a home listed for sale “as-is” what comes to mind? For many, it’s terms like fixer-upper, disrepair, and money pit. While the risk associated with an “as-is” sale makes these worrisome terms valid, you should also associate an “as-is” home with terms like bargain, opportunity, and investment.
The pandemic kicked into full swing just as many Millennials (individuals ranging in age from 23-38) were preparing to enter into homeownership. Remote work and lockdowns left many people in front of a computer or phone more than ever before. It also triggered REALTORS® to adapt and begin showing properties online to meet the needs of buyers while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
Preparing for a home inspection, either as a seller or a buyer, may feel overwhelming. After all, a home inspection is intended to verify that the home you’re selling or buying doesn’t have any health, safety, or mechanical issues.
The pandemic has created a work-at-home and school-at-home situation that has made our houses feel smaller, or at least less functional. However, homeowners looking to upgrade their space are learning that their choices are fewer because there just aren’t many houses on the market.
If you’re a homeowner who’s trying to sell their home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you’re in a tricky position. How can you make your home available for potential buyers to view when many states are still on stay at home orders and you have nowhere to go? Finding a place to escape to with so many restrictions is further complicated by remote work schedules, remote learning requirements, and budget concerns.