Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Top 5 Things Buyers Love

This week’s blogs are chock-full of ways to translate what buyers love into strategies for selling your home this spring. And you can read more at ForSaleByOwner.com. 

Here are the top five things potential buyers want in a brand-new house, according to a recent survey by trade publisher Hanley Wood
  • Everything is new
  • Less maintenance
  • More energy-efficient
  • Opportunity to customize
  • Contemporary floor plan
And here are the top five things potential buyers like about existing homes:
  • More affordable 
  • Established community 
  • Opportunity to remodel 
  • Character 
  • Better neighborhood 
Now you know what to emphasize in your listing, whether you are selling a new house or an existing house. Visit ForSaleByOwner.com for more ideas on fine-tuning your marketing plan for today’s sellers.

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8 comments:

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Indeed a very realistic post! I really can relate on this page. Great job!

Margaret said...

Beside of those things, home buyers should also consider the location of their new house. Look for a house nearby school for children or near your work place.

Brandon McBride said...

I love having the opportunity to remodel. There's something I enjoy about customizing my home, car, pretty much anything to my personality and tastes.

Justin Torres said...

I agree with you. Home buyers really want their property new, less maintenance, more energy efficient and many more. Thank you for sharing this to us.

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This is a very important point, but something people overlook all too frequently. Not only do you have to pick a time which is easiest for you and your family to travel to, but you need to keep in mind a whole host of other factors.

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Nice post. People usually look for a home that fulfills all their essential requirements and expectations. They usually choose a place to find their home that has their essential requirements like their children schools,their office and hospitals nearby.

mortgageflex said...

Well said in this post, importance of how to sell effectively with a strategy and as a buyer vice versa.
This post pretty summarises what to look for in the current property market

Bridget Hall said...

Maybe there should be something like easy-to-manage financing as part of the list. It'll save you time with new york or massachusetts mortgage lenders if the house you buy isn't prone to financial trouble.