Sell Your Home Fast!

Sell Your Home Fast

What’s the best way to sell your home fast?  Put it on the market now.  Traditionally, the Spring is the best time of year to sell your house and 2013 will be no different.  Why is spring a great time to sell?  There are many reasons including:

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How to Sell Your House in Virginia

  • Homes show better in the spring when the grass is greener, flowers and trees start to bloom and buyers can picture themselves spending time outdoors.
  • Families with children prefer to move when the kids get out of school and want to be settled before the new school year starts
  • There’s more daylight.  With daylight savings time, buyers have more daylight hours to get out and see homes
  • Buyers will spend more time looking at property when the weather allows them to comfortably walk around outdoors and in.

Ready to list your home? Call Barry Harlowe at 703-881-6051 or email today.

How much is your home worth?

The good news for Northern Virginia sellers is that inventory is low causing prices to rise. In February 2012, there were 5840 active listings on the market.  In February 2013, that number dropped by 28% to 4185.  That’s great news for sellers!

The average price of a home sold in Northern Virginia in February 2013 was $436,433 which is 10% increase over 2012 when sold prices were $396,107.

Selling Your Home Fast in Northern Virginia

Houses sold in February 2013 sold 20% faster than 2012, on average, within 57 days.  This number is expected to drop significantly in March 2013.

Want to know what your home is worth?  Call Allison Metzger at 703-963-0923 or email today.

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Buying a Home in Virginia

If you currently rent and are looking to buy this spring, you can still take advantage of the hot spring market with low interest rates and motivated sellers.  Think about your must-haves and narrow down the location that works best for you.

Be sure to find a licensed real estate agent who can keep you abreast of all the latest statistics, listings and support you in your individual needs.