How To Get The Home You Really Want

How To Get The Home You Really Want

Anyone who has ever looked for a home has heard their Realtor warn you that the home you love could be sold while you "think about it". That is a mantra that is repeated even when seemingly nothing is selling. While technically true, if you are looking for a home in the Triangle, it is literally a matter of moments between seeing your dream home and it being sold.

Here are a couple examples of the reality of buying a home in Raleigh.

North Raleigh Single Family Homes Since Jan 1, 2016

The median days on market is only 12 days. You might remember the days when the house you like today would still be available next month or the month after ... Those days are not today. The house you like today will be gone tomorrow unless there are serious problems with it. 

If you think the market is HOT in the single family market, take a look at the condo/th market for a moment.

North Raleigh Condo/TH Since Jan 1, 2016

The median days on market is only 7 days. If you see a home you like that happens to be a condo or townhouse, there is a good chance that if you see it today, it will be sold tonight.

There are a number of things you can do to increase your chances of getting the home you want. The first is Don't Delay. If you have a Realtor, stay in touch. If you don't have a personal Realtor, click on my link below and we will talk about how you can get the house you want instead of watching while someone else get it.

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Dated: March 2nd 2016
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About Michael: After choosing a career in real estate in 1990 I had one pressing question to answer. Do I want to b...

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