Friday, July 29, 2022 / by Lela Ashkarian
You may have heard that it’s important to get a pre-approval on mortgages at the beginning of the home buying process. but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? Especially in today’s market; with rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a pre-approval letter prior to making an offer. Here’s why.
Being intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home. Pre-approval from a lender is the only way to know your true price range and how much money you can borrow for your loan. Just as important, being able to present a pre-approval letter shows sellers you’re a qualified buyer, something that can really help you land your dream home in an ultra-competitive market.
With limited housing inventory, there are many more buyers active in the market than there are sellers, and that’s creating some serious competition. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes today are receiving ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / by Lela Ashkarian
Houses Show Better When Decorated for the Holidays
Sellers need a little perspective to help them understand why listing now can benefit their bottom line. Here are 10 reasons Sellers Should list during the Holiday Season
1. People who look for homes during the Holidays are more serious buyers.
2. Serious Buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you.
3. When supply goes down it means there is a greater opportunity to capture motivated buyers AND a better sales price for you.
4. Houses show better when decorated for the Holidays.
5. Buyers are more emotional during the Holidays, so they are more likely to pay your price.
6. Buyers have more time to look for a home during the Holidays than they do during a workweek. Call to Get a Free Price Point Analysis and Get your Home in the Market During the Holidays. Lela Ashkarian, PA, ABR, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, 305-395-0814.s ...
Thursday, December 22, 2016 / by Lela Ashkarian
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Friday, November 4, 2016 / by Lela Ashkarian
Facts About Florida Keys Market
What Do the Numbers Forecast?
The continuing trend indicated by a rising number of properties listed for sale coupled with a declining number of sales leads us to expect the market to eventually experience decreasing average sale
prices. That historic relationship has been countered, however, by an increase in the number of
sales and average sale price within the luxury property market of $1M properties, as shown in our Fall/Winter Luxury Island Properties Report. With 14% fewer buyers having 17% more properties to choose among, the trend of fewer sales will continue as there is an immutable relationship between listings and sales: When listings increase, sales decrease, and vice versa.
The question remains, “What caused this market slowdown?” First, a large portion of the Keys real estate market consists of vacation home and second home sales. Nationally; ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 / by Lela Ashkarian
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