Remax’s latest study reveals 8 out of 10 homebuyers are open to adjusting their search, with a surprising 56% willing to consider a fixer-upper. Sellers, beware – not all advice is valuable in this changing market.
The survey shows 80% of buyers are ready for strategy changes, from considering attached properties to borrowing money. The key insight? 56% are open to homes needing cosmetic work or infrastructure improvements.
For sellers, the challenge is getting the right advice. Focus on impactful changes like paint, clean carpets, and landscaping. Find an agent or team with a proven prep plan, ensuring you get the most out of your investment.
In a market where over 50% of buyers are open to fixer-uppers, structural issues might not be deal-breakers. Sellers, during agent interviews, ask about prep plans and ensure your team understands the nuances of the current market to secure the best terms for your sale.