2021 Real Estate Myth Busters Here are 5 common misconceptions about today’s competitive real estate market. Myth #1 It’s better to get pre-approved after you find the perfect home to buy. REALITY: Not true, here's why You should get pre-approved before you begin your home search. This way you know your budget and can act quickly when you’re ready to make an offer. It makes your offer stronger to sellers, too. Myth #2 Always start with your lowest offer when buying a home. REALITY: This strategy likely will lose Myth #3 It’s better to price your house on the high side when you’re selling. REALITY: Listen to your real estate professional Myth #4 Renovating your house will definitely net you more money when you sell. REALITY: Not all of them Myth #5 It’s safe to skip the home inspection if the house looks good. REALITY: It could cost you Bottom Line There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Let’s connect to discuss your needs and so you can decipher facts from fiction in our local market. The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are not intended to be construed as investment advice. Buyer and Seller guides available to view and download on our resources page. Contact a TouchPoint Properties Agent Search for: Categories Climate Change (1) Covid (5) For Buyers (33) For Sellers (52) Gen Z (1) General (12) home prices (4) Homeowners (26) Market Updates (90) Real Estate Professionals (10) Renters (5) Technology (3) Thinking of selling your home? Get our free buyer and seller guides in Resource Center Learn how to leave a review for TouchPoint Properties By Judy Porter|2021-03-29T11:21:19-06:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Homeowners|Tags: competitive offer, home inspection, pre-approval, pricing to sell, renovation|0 Comments Share This Amazing Article! Facebook Related Posts Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever Gallery Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever August 15th, 2022 | 0 Comments Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market Gallery Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market August 8th, 2022 | 0 Comments Why Are People Moving Today? Gallery Why Are People Moving Today? August 1st, 2022 | 0 Comments Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year Gallery Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year July 18th, 2022 | 0 Comments If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today Gallery If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today May 16th, 2022 | 0 Comments Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think Gallery Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think May 9th, 2022 | 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.