Omaha, NE Real Estate News

By David Matney, Omaha, NE Real Estate | Omaha, NE Homes For Sale
(BHHS - Ambassador Real Estate)
All of us at Alliance Real Estate in Omaha, Nebraska are excited to be a part of Activerain!  This blog will offer information on the buying and selling a home in Omaha metro area.  This blog will also open another venue to communicate with potential clients who are looking for more information on buying and selling a home in Omaha, Nebraska. Blogging represents the cutting edge in real estate marketing and Alliance is excited to be a part of only a select few companies that offer this innovative way of communication with clients.  If you are considering buying or selling a home in Omaha, Nebraska or for more information on Alliance Real Estate please visit our website at Alliancesells.com Thanks, David Matney, CRS,GRI Alliance Real Estate Selling your home?  CLICK HERE for a list of qu...
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By Steve Lauver, Omaha Realty -- 402-689-7550
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Since August of this year, the Omaha Real Estate market has been pretty slow, as many listings are proof of that.  Entering the November and December months, home sales typically slow down by 10%, which makes a slow market even slower - not good news for sellers.  But for buyers this means they will have their choice of homes at some of the best prices of the year.  After the first of the year and into Spring, more buyers traditionally enter the market and sellers will not need to negotiate as much on price to get their home sold. Listed below are some of October's market statistics.  Area market statisticsDouglasSarpy31-Oct-2006# of ListingsAvg DOM# of ListingsAvg DOMActive369992124895Pending10996243448Sold4655916655     Coop sales69%72%In house sales31%28%Notes: DOM = Days on Market, ...
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By Steve Lauver, Omaha Realty -- 402-689-7550
(Nebraska Realty -)
Omaha real estate area is pretty soft right now.  November and December are pretty slow months in general.  Home sellers need to take that into account when deciding to sell during this time. First, the price needs to be very competitive.  Buyers are out looking for deals and don't seem to be afraid of writing contracts well below list price. Second, condition of property is as important as price.  If you don't like the carpet or paint, buyers won't either and will offer less or in most cases move on to the next home.  As a seller, if you were going to stay in the home what things would you do to make it better.  Take that list and either make the repairs or reflect in the list price of the home.  Finally, when selecting a real estate agent select one that stays current on all types of ...
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