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How to Sell Your Home Fast


“How quickly do you think my home will sell” is a question we get asked all the time by home sellers.Well, this depends on several factors, including the current real estate market conditions and the time of year you're selling your home, but on average, it takes roughly 90 days to sell a Pittsburgh home.Waiting months to sell your home can be inconvenient, stressful, and seem like an eternity if...

How to Prepare Your Home for Sale 


When putting their house up for sale, many homeowners hope to find a buyer quickly and get the highest price possible for their property.However, hope is not a strategy!Taking the time to prepare your home for sale so it looks its best before you list it is a guaranteed way to ensure potential homebuyers are immediately impressed by it and eager to make you good offers after viewing. This involves...

Pittsburgh Home Prices: Most Expensive Neighborhoods to Cheapest


Zillow reports that the average home value in Pittsburgh was $213,206 in January 2023, more than $100,000 less than the $328,745 national average.While Pittsburgh continues to be one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to buy a home, you should know that housing prices significantly go up or down depending on which of the city's 90 neighborhoods you're looking to buy or sell in.In this post,...

How to Sell an Inherited Home: A Comprehensive Guide


Inheriting a home can be a bittersweet experience. On one hand, you've just acquired a valuable asset, but on the other hand, you may be left with the big responsibility of selling the home if you don't want to live there or maintain it as an investment property.If you've inherited a home in the Pittsburgh area and have decided to sell it, this article from HomeBuyers of Pittsburgh will provide...

When Is the Best Time to Sell a House in Pittsburgh?


The spring (late March to June), generally regarded as the beginning of the housing shopping season, is the best time of the year to sell a home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.You stand a good chance of selling your home quickly and for the highest possible price during this time, usually within 30 days.According to The Mortgage Reports, which aids everyday consumers in making sense of the frequently...

Do House Prices Go Down in a Recession? 


According to a survey of economists conducted by Bloomberg in December 2022, there is a 70% probability that the US economy will enter a recession in 2023.A recession is a period of economic decline characterized by a decrease in gross domestic product (GDP), trade, employment, income, etc., typically lasting several months to a year or more.Since the Great Depression of the 1930s, which is...

Is Pittsburgh a Good Place to Live? 


As proud Pittsburgh locals ourselves, the team at HomeBuyers of Pittsburgh can confidently say the Steel City is a great place to call home.It's easy to think there's hometown bias here, but we can back it up – many reputable organizations and publications have recognized Pittsburgh as one of the best places to live in the U.S.For example, Pittsburgh was recently ranked #26 on a list of "150 Best...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home 


When selling your home, there are many mistakes you may make that could result in low offers, the property sitting on the market for an excessively long time, selling the home for much less than the asking price, a lawsuit against you, etc.We wouldn't want you to experience any major problems while selling your home, so let's get into some common blunders you should steer clear of to ensure your...

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