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Buying and Selling in the Summer Season

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In most markets, the Spring season is the most important time of year for buying or selling a home. However, with stay-at-home orders imposed in many markets by mid-March, some new listings never saw the light of day. In addition, tightening in the mortgage markets and job uncertainty discouraged many buyers from looking for a new home this year.

Now, as states reopen and people learn to navigate the new normal, both buyers and sellers are starting to take a fresh look at their options. An active late-Spring or Summer market is expected to develop, allowing hopeful buyers and sellers to fulfill their 2021 real estate goals.

How should you plan for this Summer market? How will it differ from a traditional Spring market? Below are the best tips for both buyers and sellers for an effective and profitable Summer real estate market.

Buying Tips for Summer

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6 Bedroom Improvements That’ll Help Sell Your Home Faster - and for More Money

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You’re ready to list your house—but are your dated bedrooms a turn-off to prospective buyers?

Today’s buyers are more focused than ever on finding luxe master suites that double as relaxing retreats.

“Pre-pandemic, nobody really cared about the bedroom. Now, people need somewhere to get away,” says Brad Whittaker, an agent with Realty ONE Group Pacifica in Longview, WA. “Bedrooms are really becoming a place of solace for Mom and Dad, because when kids are stuck at home, and they’re working from home, they need a place to escape.”

Don’t list your house until you’ve made these crucial improvements to your master suite and bedrooms.

1. Update the lighting

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Don’t Overlook These Hidden Costs of Moving

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Moving can be expensive. Whether you are moving to the other side of town or the other side of the country, you’ll want to budget for expenses, such as hiring movers, renting a truck, and paying for gas so costs don’t break the bank.

However, even if you have budgeted for your move, there can be costs that pop up that you were not expecting. Make sure you consider the following expenses when planning your move.

Packing supplies

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