Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2024

Selling a home can be a daunting process, especially when you're juggling the logistics of moving to a new place. Recently, I had the privilege of helping a wonderful family prepare their house for the market, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience. Here’s a look at how we achieved this together.

Understanding Their Needs

The first step was to understand the family’s unique situation and their goals. We sat down for an initial consultation where they shared their timeline, concerns, and expectations. They were eager to sell their home quickly but also wanted to ensure they received a fair price. My role was to make sure every step of the process aligned with their needs.

Creating a Staging Plan

Staging a home is all about making it…

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Buying a new home doesn't happen overnight. If you want to move in to your new home by Summer, here's the timeline you should follow! 

Let's start backwards.

Let's say you want to move in to your new home over Summer and be in by the 4th of July. That means at the latest you want to close by July 1st. 

By the time you finish the inspection and give a little wiggle room in case repairs need to be made before closing, you'll want to give yourself at least 2 1/2 weeks. So inspection would need to be completed by June 12th. 

It can take 7-10 days after an accepted offer for an inspection company to work on your home, so you'll want to have an offer submitted no later than June 2nd. 

If it takes an average of 4 weeks for a homebuyer in Dane…

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The way we work has undergone a significant transformation in recent years, with remote work becoming more prevalent than ever before. This shift has not only changed the way people approach their careers but has also had a profound impact on the real estate industry. In this blog, we will explore the rise of remote work and its influence on real estate trends and market dynamics.

The Remote Work Revolution: The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of remote work, prompting companies to embrace flexible work arrangements. As a result, many individuals have been able to work from home, coffee shops, or even different cities or states. This newfound flexibility has reshaped the traditional concept of the workplace and has given rise to a…

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Finding Opportunities for Hopeful Homebuyers

Hope Lies Ahead for Homebuyers

The real estate market for homebuyers since the beginning of 2024 has been challenging for several reasons. The obvious reason for this is affordability due to rising interest rates; this isn’t a new topic. Rates peaked over 8% in Q4 of 2023, and while they haven’t yet gotten back to that level in 2024, the rates are still significantly higher than they were 12 months ago, and they haven’t yet dropped like economists forecasted them to. This has a considerable impact on a buyer’s monthly payment and affordability; what they could once afford, they can no longer. However, hope lies ahead!

The result of the increasing rates in Q3 and Q4 of 2023 – paired with decreasing seasonal inventory – was pent up demand as we…

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