Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Day In My Life

A Day In My Life

A Day In My Life

Author: Melanie Nemetz

This morning was a smooth morning and certainly better than yesterday morning!  It was a rough day in our household yesterday.  But this morning was quiet, calm, everyone was on time – everything a mom could want out of a morning.  Out of the blue, my daughter says she wishes we still had 3 dogs.  My response, “3 is too many for me”.  Then, she surprised me with, “I wish we still had Jack and Maggie”.  UGH!  Tears immediately filled my eyes.  I was barely able to reply with “Me too, me too”.

I saw both kids off to school.  I prepared paperwork for a face to face meeting with a client, an elderly client.  I just saw her yesterday for the signing of her closing paperwork, however, the title company sent revised paperwork and it required her signature today.   While I was there yesterday, she talked about a cake that she could make in 10 minutes, in the microwave.  Chocolate cake none the less-yum!  Today, when I arrived, she had made the cake,  She kindly and proudly served me a piece.  I gladly indulged this delicious piece of chocolate cake, at 10am!  😉  The paperwork literally only took 2 minutes.  I left an hour and 15 minutes later.  There is something about her generation, where she is living, and the way she speaks of her past that so fondly reminds me of my Grandma.  My Grandma is long gone, so I savored this time with my client today.  The cake was a kind gesture and touched my heart.

Afterwards, I stopped to pick up a 1099 I needed prepared.  I chose a company that I hadn’t worked with before but the owner is someone from a networking group I am a part of.  This company is Accounting Services by ACP, Jessica Eichenberg.  She was prompt, knowledgeable, and thorough.  She walked me through what I needed to do with each form.  She had 3 staff members there, one of whom I recognized from the meetings.  This is a new experience but so far, I feel comfortable recommending her.

Next, I went to my office at Visionary Properties.  I prepared a copy of the final HUD 1 for each of my client’s from their closings from last year.  I will mail this to my each client and it enables my client to have the form readily available to provide their tax adviser.   I drafted a personal letter that accompanies each one.  I did some regular paperwork for my properties that are currently in escrow, one closing tomorrow.  Lead follow up, miscellaneous emails, and phone calls concluded my time in the office.

At 2:00, I went to another client’s home.  We chatted for a bit at the front door.  I knew their dog just had puppies but it wasn’t until I heard a cry that I realized little, tiny, one week old puppies were only foot steps away!  Yes, I held one.  Mamma immediately had to check me out.  She quickly decided her baby was safe with me and returned to the other puppies.  I chatted more with my client.  We discussed looking at homes some time next week.   She graciously referred her neighbor to me but informed me today that she learned they already have a Realtor.

My daily work routine always hit pause at 3:05.  This is when I pick my daughter up from school.  It is my choice to do so.  Today, she had an after school activity so I picked her up at 4:00.  Meanwhile, my son arrived home at 3:30.  Back when we were fostering, I made a commitment that I would be home after school as often as possible.  The beauty of my job is that I can create my own hours.  The downside of my job is that I can create my own hours….wait, what?  Yes, it has it’s downside.  There is only one downside and it is that I struggle to “turn it off”.  It is currently 8:15 and I am blogging.

Eventually, at 4:15, both kids were home.  I piled them and our 2 Golden Retrievers in the car and off we went to my listing that closes tomorrow.  I needed to put the remainder of the keys, garage opener, etc inside the home for the buyer.  The home is vacant and the seller was not able to drive to the home, so I was happy to do this for her.  The kids and dogs stayed in the car.  I left the keys, etc as well as a small thank you for the buyers.

We got home and I made meatballs and rolls for dinner.  Before I knew it, their bedtime had crept upon me.  I tucked each one in, the way they like it.  One prefers a song every night, the other likes a hug and no kiss.  But, I find a way to sneak in a kiss and, well, secretly, I know he loves it!

Then, I realized my heat had not turned off in a while.  Somehow, it got up to 80 degrees.  Let’s leave it that I am a bit concerned something may be wrong with the unit.  Time will tell.

I sat at my computer, caught up on emails as even a couple hours away from email feels like forever for me, unfortunately.  Electronically filed some paperwork and well, here I am!  Tomorrow morning starts with my daughter’s dance performance during their monthly assembly.  She has BEGGED me to come.  I promised if I got my work done tonight, I would come.   I have phone calls that I need to return tomorrow morning.  I have a client meeting at 9:30 at one of my favorite local meeting places, Egg I Am.  I have a closing in the afternoon and all the preparations are complete.  I am ready for FRIDAY!

My husband has been out of town all week and arrives home in a couple of hours.  This girl is ready for date night tomorrow night followed by the weekend.   The last thing I will do before I shut work down for the night, is review my schedule for tomorrow.  I am looking forward to my client meeting in the morning and finish the business day with a closing.  As I review my day and prepare for tomorrow, I am feeling blessed.  Nite, nite.

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

January Homes Sales Report, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ

January Home Sales Report, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ

January Home Sales Report, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

January Homes Sales Report, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ, from January 1-Today.   Curious about the value of your home?  Call Melanie Nemetz today at (480) 221-3034, for a FREE Market Analysis of your home.

Statistical Market Analysis

Status # Listings Sold Volume List Price Sold Price Sale/List Price Approx SQFT List Price Per Approx SQFT Sold Price Per Approx SQFT Cumulative Days On Market
Closed 14 3,630,645 Low
Avg
High
159,900
272,426
550,000
157,000
259,332
500,000
0.81
0.96
1.00
1,340
2,319
4,593
97.39
119.14
138.45
90.26
113.91
136.49
9
82
208
Overall 14 3,630,645 Low
Avg
High
159,900
272,426
550,000
1,340
2,319
4,593
97.39
119.14
138.45
9
82
208
January Home Sales, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ

January Home Sales, Power Ranch, Gilbert AZ

Closed Listings

Address FE Bed Bth SqFt YR LP SP COE LP/SP/$/SF CDOM
3741 S SKYLINE DR 54.5FRDXPO3G2C3S 5 4.5 4,593 2006 550,000 500,000 01/19/2015 119.75 / 108.86 208
4567 S BANDIT CT 42.5FRDPO3G 4 2.5 3,353 2001 385,000 375,000 01/16/2015 114.82 / 111.84 51
4097 E WAGON CIR 32FRDPO2G 3 2 1,754 2002 226,600 184,275 01/15/2015 129.19 / 105.06 73
3468 S Posse TRL 32.5RO2G 3 2.5 2,105 2011 205,000 190,000 01/15/2015 97.39 / 90.26 122
4747 E WATERMAN ST 103 32.5RO2G 3 2.5 1,340 2007 159,900 157,000 01/13/2015 119.33 / 117.16 200
4764 E RED OAK LN 102 32.5RN2G 3 2.5 1,368 2014 174,970 174,970 01/12/2015 127.9 / 127.9 36
4513 E TRIGGER WAY 42RO2G 4 2 1,623 2007 200,000 198,900 01/09/2015 123.23 / 122.55 26
4223 E SANDY WAY 42FRD2G 4 2 1,784 2009 247,000 243,500 01/09/2015 138.45 / 136.49 59
4024 E REINS RD 42.5RDSO3G2S 4 2.5 2,902 2003 289,900 273,000 01/08/2015 99.9 / 94.07 133
3825 S VINEYARD AVE 42.5FRDPO2.5G2S 4 2.5 2,533 2006 284,900 275,000 01/08/2015 112.48 / 108.57 92
4284 S WOODSHED CT 32.5FRXO2G 3 2.5 1,724 2001 206,000 203,000 01/07/2015 119.49 / 117.75 72
4073 S SHADY CT 32RO2G 3 2 1,678 2001 224,900 217,000 01/02/2015 134.03 / 129.32 32
4227 E SANDY WAY 43FRPO2G 4 3 2,502 2011 299,900 293,000 01/02/2015 119.86 / 117.11 9
3710 S COACH HOUSE DR 53RPO2.5G 5 3 3,208 2005 359,900 346,000 01/02/2015 112.19 / 107.86 41
 As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

4 Must Do’ s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 4

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 4

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 4

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

Step one:  Consult a PROFESSIONAL Realtor that has experience converting a home into a house for sale

Step two:  Understand it is, and plan for it to be, a process

Step three:  Proceed

Step four: Remove the emotions

Quite honestly, removing the emotions is going to be the single most challenging step of selling your home.   Everyone, and I do mean everyone, gets attached to their home.  It is “their” home with “their” cabinets, “their” paint color, “their” selections and decor all throughout the home.  It is only natural to feel attached.  It is also normal for the attachment to the home, to rear it’s ugly head.

Why keep the emotion out of it?  At this point, you are going through a process.  Being proud of your home can hinder your ability to see it’s true value.  It can also cloud your judgement in preparing the home for sale.   Many times, sellers have asked me to guide them through placement of decor, paint color, etc.  In the first few minutes, they are still onboard.  however, within 5 minutes, I can see them glaze over.  This is when the emotion kicked in and logic went out the door!  The same can be said for pricing the home.  Do you want to be prideful or do you want to sell your home?  Do you want your home to sit on the market for an excess period of time, or do you truly want to sell it?

Emotions -vs - Logic

Emotions -vs – Logic

How do you keep the emotion out of the process?  It will literally require a mental shift in your head.  It goes back to converting a “home” into a “house for sale”.  If you keep in mind that living in a “house for sale” is completely and 100% different than living in a “home”, it will become easier.  No one is trying to judge your home.  Instead, see this as an opportunity to make the home appeal to multiple types of buyers.  The BEST and most effective way to do this is to neutralize the home.  I have touched on this a bit already with discussing a neutral color palette, strategically placing decor, and much more.  Focus on knowing buyers have endless homes they can view right now.  How can you best make yours memorable?  You don’t want it to be for that ultra unique paint color you selected.

Emotional Sellers

Emotional Sellers

The benefit of keeping emotions out of the process?  A smoother, faster transaction that will maximize your sale price.  If this, alone, isn’t appealing enough, it may be time to re-evaluate what you are trying to accomplish.

This concludes the 4 part series of Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale.  I hope this has been a helpful series for you.  I would appreciate hearing your feedback.  Has this helped you?  If so, in what way?

Are you thinking about selling your home?  I would be honored to meet with you and discuss your home and how I can best showcase the home for sale to maximize your sales price!  If you are thinking about listing your home anytime in the next 6 months, contact me ASAP.  As you have just read, it takes planning and preparation so be sure to allow time for these necessary steps.  Call Melanie today at (480) 221-3034.

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

4 Must Do’ When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 3

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 3

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Past 3

Author: Melanie Nemetz

Step one:  Consult a PROFESSIONAL Realtor that has experience converting a home into a house for sale”.

Step two:  Understand it is, and plan for it to be, a process

Now, Step three:  Proceed

This is where all that expertise and planning comes into play.  By now, you have planned and outsourced and the preparation should be well underway and almost complete.  The next step is to proceed with getting the home on the market.  I will walk you through the steps in between finalizing  the preparation and day 1 on the market.  Everything in a home has its place, or it should.  I can prepare a checklist for you to utilize each day.  It will include what to do before you walk out of the door each morning to have the home show ready.  Showcasing the home’s organizational system, showing off clean floors and counter tops, sun beaming through the windows (because the windows AND the screens are clean) and specific placement of décor makes a home show well.

Day 1 on the market is fast approaching

Day 1 on the market is fast approaching

Day one on the market is a few days away.  What should a homeowner be focused on?  I recommend the following, in this order:  Declutter, clean, paint, clean, stage, clean, welcome mat, clean, windows, clean.  Then, clean!  OK, so most of this was already done as part of the process.  But the point is to stay on track and clean along the way.  WHAT IF, play along with me here, what if, you went to a model home.  Their hours are 10am-6pm.  They KNOW, without a doubt, a buyer will come through after 10am.  BUT, say they decided to make bacon for breakfast.  Then, they were in a rush and forgot to pick up after themselves.  There are dishes in the sink, bacon grease left out, a dirty towel on the bathroom floor and the pool is filthy!  There is also a mop bucket out and a bedroom that is half painted?  REALLY?  Would this be ok?  No, not in a million years.  You would seriously wonder who was running  the show.  Realistically, how is this any different than viewing an individual’s home?  It may not be fair to expect the perfection we see in model homes, but effort!  Effort is expected.   This also goes back to converting the “home” into a “house for sale”.  Living in a home is night and day different than living in a house for sale.

I kid you not, I showed a home recently with dog feces on the floor of the master bedroom.  YUCK!  No one wants to see that, I mean no one!  The hidden message is, I am too lazy to pick up after my dog and yes, you can translate that into me being a lazy homeowner when it comes to maintenance.  UGH.  Then, again, real life experiences here, put your toys away.  I don’t just mean the kids toys.  I am trying to avoid saying it but we don’t want to see how you two adults engage each other personally.  We really don’t!  I am continually amazed at how I can watch value of the home rapidly decrease in the eyes of the buyer, when they have to overcome these issues.

The last thing I, as the Realtor, do prior to listing the home in the MLS, is hire a professional photographer.  Then, I try to view the photos as though I have never seen the home before.   Keep in mind, this may be the ONLY thing the potential buyer may ever see of your home.  Should I be using my own camera, or the homeowner their own camera?  No.  An expert photographer knows details I don’t.  Why would I think I know better them him/her?  I don’t.  In fact, I trust their expertise.  I even pay close attention to the order I place the photos in the MLS.  This needs to tell a story, of the layout and personality of the home.  Again, if this is all the buyer may EVER see, let it be amazing!  To summarize, I will proceed with maximizing the ability to showcase your home.  Your job is to help me do that by keeping it clean, decluttered, odor free, and just be overall ready for a buyer!

Keep calm, you got this!

Keep calm, you got this!

To put it plainly,  with the right professional Realtor, a thorough and detailed plan, a seller can proceed to list their home and be able to the plan for success in selling.

I have had homeowners follow my advise and others who chose not to or due to circumstances, weren’t able to.  When all of these steps are completed, it is truly amazing to be a part of the process and see how happy and satisfied the seller is with their offer(s).

Questions for me on your own home?  I am always available for you and your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors.  I reviewed my sales from last year and my sale were all Repeat business or Referral.  There is a reason for this and I am so blessed!

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

 

 

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 2

 4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 2

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale – Part 2

Author: Melanie Nemetz

Yesterday I covered the first part of 4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale, which was “Consult a PROFESSIONAL Realtor that has experience converting a home into a house for sale”.

Today, let’s learn about the 2nd part:

Understand and plan for it to be a process.   I break this part down even further, into 3 steps.

  1. Strategic planning. Now that you have found your professional Realtor, we will discuss everything from the welcome mat at the front door, to the color palette of the home and décor, to any necessary repairs to the home, decluttering, and staging the home (which may or may not include utilizing your existing items).   I have listed numerous homes where the homeowner was able to do the work themselves at minimal expense.  There are other times various trades are called on to do the work.  Either way, planning is involved.  Deadlines are set & budgets are created.
    Planning is a necessary step, with a tremendous payoff

    Planning is a necessary step, with a tremendous payoff

    This leads to our next step…

  2. Time. Once a decision is made to sell the home, most are ready right then and there to list the home in MLS.  Remember, the steps above take time.  Time to decide, budget, schedule.  Time to declutter.  We live in a world where we want things accomplished instantaneously, but with intentional planning, the home will truly SHINE.

    Plan to allow the process to take TIME

    Plan to allow the process to take TIME

  3. Outsource. Let’s face it.  We are not all DIY’ers here (I know I am not!).  In some situations, it is simply best to outsource work that needs to be done.   Don’t worry, “I have a guy” for that.  Not trying to be sexist, it just seems to always be the saying.  I do have a list of vendors that I am able to share with you and no, they are not all male!  If work is done, always ask for a receipt.

    Male or Female, they are on my vendor list

    Male or Female, they are on my vendor list

Well, that was not that bad, right?  I have personally guided clients through suggested improvements to the home prior to listing.  It is a JOY to watch the showings take place and strong offers come in as a result.   Although it takes planning and it is a process, trust me, it is so worth it!  I have found that even less items are requested for repairs during the inspection time frame.

To review:

Step one:  Consult a PROFESSIONAL Realtor that has experience converting a home into                        a house for sale”.

Step two:  Understand it is, and plan for it to be, a process

Step three:  Tune in tomorrow…

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale

Part 1 of a 4 Part Series on 4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

Part 1 of 4 part series, 4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale is here!  Whether you, or someone you know, is considering listing a home for sale, there are many steps a homeowner should take PRIOR to listing their home for sale.

Part 1 of 4

Part 1 of 4

It may seem obvious BUT, STEP ONE IS:

Consult a PROFESSIONAL Realtor that has experience converting a home into a house for sale.

For most, meeting with a Realtor IS step one.  I can’t emphasize this enough though.  Take serious consideration of WHO you select.  It is heart breaking for me to see listings in the MLS that are poorly marketed, lousy pictures that don’t come close to showcasing the home, and then there is the dreaded – the listing agent not only doesn’t answer the phone, they don’t return the call!!!!  Ok, my vent is over, I promise!    All of this is a major reflection on the seller.  I will go into depth in the future on this topic but for now, understand this is CRUCIAL in successfully selling your home!   What is the SINGLE best way to find a quality REALTOR – by referral!

Equally important in finding a Realtor is one that truly understands the conversion of your “home” to a “house for sale”.  There is a HUGE difference between the two and honestly, this is where most sellers miss the mark!   We have all seen a plethora of HGTV shows by now.  These shows are good, but they limit the exposure of the true process.  Often I hear a seller say to me, “We have bought and sold 8+ homes, so we know what we are doing”.  GREAT!  However, if that was the experience I came in boasting about, I can guarantee your confidence in me would drop to the floor.  I have sold hundreds of homes and yet I continue to learn from each transaction!

Back to this point of converting the home to a house for sale.  Imagine going into a model home.   What if there was mess in the fridge, clutter on the bathroom counter, and you could barely make sense of the storage system in the house, or worse, the carpets smell of PEE!! Would you still find it appealing?  Maybe, but it would be a different experience.  Home builders get the “house for sale” part right with the way the homes present.  They make the models comfortable, show that the home is livable, but also make it incredibly obvious that it is a “home for sale”.

Now you have a good referral (to me, right).  🙂  Then you know that I have experience in marketing the “house for sale”.  So, what is next?  Stay tuned tomorrow for the 2nd part of the 4 part series of MUST DO’s when listing your home for sale.

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

4 MUST DO’s WHEN LISTING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

4 MUST DO’s WHEN LISTING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

Thinking of listing your home soon, you will want to stayed tuned for my new 4 part series of “4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale”.   Just the thought of listing your home can be daunting.  Where does one start?  I hope my 4 part series of “4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale” serves as a great start!

4 Must Do's When Listing Your Home to target the ideal Buyer

4 Must Do’s When Listing Your Home For Sale to target the ideal Buyer

Stayed tuned for the next 4 days and get a better idea of what you need to do to list your home, to successfully TARGET the ideal Buyer for your home.  Why listen to me?  My last 3 listings sold faster than I could blink.  Keep in mind, these homes were not under-priced, not at all.  In fact, they were priced quite aggressively due to the condition of the homes.  1 home sold in 15 days,  another in 9 days, and another in 4 days, AVERAGING 9 DAYS ON MARKET!  This is not the norm for most agents.

How and why do my listings sell so quickly?  Stay tuned and learn what you, the Seller, can do to sell your home this fast AND break records in price!

Questions, always feel free to call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034.

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

Once again, Melanie Nemetz sponsors Power Ranch’s “Lap the Lake”

Once again, Melanie Nemetz sponsors Power Ranch’s “Lap the Lake”

Once again, Melanie Nemetz sponsors Power Ranch’s “Lap the Lake”

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

Once again, Melanie Nemetz sponsors Power Ranch’s “Lap the Lake” again”!  Wednesday, January 14, 2015, Melanie will host the Lap the Lake event planned and hosted by Power Ranch.  Come on out to The Ranch House Lake, “Lap the Lake”, literally, and register to win a $25 Gift Card!

Walk, run, bike, skateboard, however you get out and about, just get out.  There will be a kiosk set up at The Ranch House Lake.  Simply fill out a form to register for the gift card.  Once again, Melanie will set out fresh fruit for your enjoyment.

Lap the Lake kiosk at The Ranch House Lake

Lap the Lake kiosk at The Ranch House Lake

Come on out and register for a $25 Gift Card

Come on out and register for a $25 Gift Card

There has been a great turnout so far.   Power Ranch HOA is on-site & involved in the community.  They constantly come up with creative and engaging activities that I thoroughly enjoy being a part of.  Thank you Power Ranch!

I look forward to seeing each of you there on this chilly yet sunny Arizona day!

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

I am asking for your input

I am asking you, my friends and fierce supporters, for input.  I am asking for your input on a personal/medical issue that will dictate what shoes I wear to work.  Sounds silly but please read on.

I have been avoiding acknowledging pain in my left foot for approximately 6 months now.  It is to the point that in my efforts to not place too much pressure on my left foot, I have actually over-compensated and caused pain in my right hip.  That is where I drew the line and said, maybe I should have this looked at.  But did I, no!  Yesterday, as I hobbled out of my office, in excruciating pain, I noticed a foot specialist immediately across the parking lot of Visionary Properties.  I limped into the office and made an appointment for their first available time, which was today.

The diagnosis, Morton’s Neuroma.  Simply put, I have inflammation where 2 nerves in my foot meet.  One injection today, 2 coming up and ONE MONTH of NO HIGH HEELS!  If you know me, you know I LOVE my high heels.  I have absolutely no idea how to dress for work with tennis shoes as my only option.  But, I will do it.

1 month of tennis shoes, Dr's orders

1 month of tennis shoes, Dr’s orders

I would so greatly appreciate any and all ideas you have for me this next month.  I also ask that you bear with me as I openly and honestly struggle with this.  Don’t get me wrong, I can wear tennis shoes, get dirt under my nails, wear no make up, and hair pulled in a messy pony tail.  But that is not how I typically dress for work.

Well, it is what it is and I will be just fine!  I look forward to your comments and thoughts on mixing professional attire with tennis shoes.  🙂  Thank you!

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”

 

 

 

 

Power Ranch December Home Sales Report

Power Ranch December Home Sales Report

Power Ranch December Home Sales Report

Author:  Melanie Nemetz

Power Ranch December Home Sales Report is now provided in an easy to read format.

28 Homes closed in the month of December.  There were 8 homes that were listed in the month of December.  December proved to be a productive month.

Status # Listings List Volume Sold Volume List Price Sold Price Sale/List Price Approx SQFT Sold Price Per Approx SQFT
Closed 28 7,203,507 7,090,477 Low
Avg
High
166,859
257,268
499,900
164,841
253,231
483,000
0.90
0.99
1.02
1,328
2,111
4,092
101.20
121.55
157.16

Myths exist out there that you should not list your home for sale during the holidays.  The fact is, only REAL buyers are out looking at homes during the holidays.  This means, any traffic through your home during the holidays is, typically, a ready, willing, and able buyer.  THIS IS THE TYPE OF TRAFFIC YOU WANT.  You don’t need high numbers of buyers coming through the door, you need REAL and GENUINE buyers coming through the door.

This information is directly related to Melanie’s November 18th, 2014 post on facebook about listing your home during the holidays.  You don’t need to wait until holidays are over to list your home for sale.

Listing during the holidays

Listing during the holidays

For more information on when and how to list your home for sale, contact Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 for a free consultation.  Be sure to ask Melanie how she sold her last 3 listings in 15, 9, and 4 days, respectively!  Her answer may surprise you!

As always, if you or someone you know, are buying or selling a home, call Melanie Nemetz at (480) 221-3034 “Fostering Relationships – Helping a child into a home with a donation from each closing”