Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

Dated: April 11 2021

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Sunday at 2pm on Youtube Live “The Benefits of Homeownership”

Watch Live at 2pm at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE-LIrX743JkjfaZyBWCHRA

 

If you missed last week’s Youtube Live you can check that out here:


     

View the Video Here: https://youtu.be/oSc0tUks2E8

 

Stay Up-To-Date on all the Housing Market Happenings by visiting my Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/shopkentuckyhomes or visit www.shopkentuckyhomes.com


 

This Week’s Highlights:

·         Is homeownership still considered part of the American Dream? https://youtu.be/oSc0tUks2E8

·         Your Tax Refund & Stimulus May Help You Achieve Homeownership.

·         Just Because it’s a Seller’s Market Doesn’t Mean You Should Sell Unrepresented!

·         Latest Jobs Report: What Does it Mean for you & the Housing Market?

·         US Home Prices Rise at Fastest Pace in 15 Years.

·         Homeowner’s Have Much Right Net-worth Than Renters.

·         Lender’s are Tightening up on Mortgage Loans.

·         Vaccines, Stimulus are Fueling Home Seller Optimism.

·         Mortgage Rates dip After Weeks on the Rise.

·         Multigenerational Housing is Gaining Momentum.


Are you Looking for your Ticket to Homeownership?

Are you looking for your ticket to Homeownership?

David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville can help get you your ticket!

Buying a home is a huge step and is part of the American Dream!

If you are ready to get on board the train to Homeownership, let David be your conductor give him a call today 502-489-1135.


 

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A lot of millionaires made their money through Real Estate investments.

Are you ready to try your hand at Real Estate Investing?

Check out my list of homes, perfect for an investor to renovate, remodel, and re-sell.

 

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If you are ready to become a Real Estate Investor, contact David to learn more 502-489-1135!


 

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

            

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the help of your tax refund. This year, the International Revenue Service (IRS) estimates Americans can expect an average refund of $2,925 when filing their taxes.

Thanks to programs from the Federal Housing Authority, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae, many first-time buyers can purchase a home with as little as 3% down. In addition, Veterans Affairs Loans allow many veterans to put 0% down. You may have heard the common myth that you need to put 20% down when you buy a home, but thankfully for most homebuyers, a 20% down payment isn’t actually required.

 

Read the Full Article Here: https://bit.ly/3sf8qF2           

 

Two huge things are working in your favor today, the sending and processing of Covid stimulus checks, and your tax refund. Those two items, are in some cases large enough to make for a great down payment on a home; or a great way to pay the closing costs on your new home. If you are ready to be a homeowner, don’t waste your money renting; get into your Dream Home today, and stop being a tenant and become an owner! If you are ready to begin the process of homeownership, give David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville a call today 502-489-1135


 

Low Inventory – What does it mean to homeowners?


   

In our Real Estate Market today we have Extremely Low Inventory!!

As the weather heats up, typically we see arise in inventory levels, however now is the time to get your home on the market and beat the incoming competition to the punch!

Check out these 4 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Sell Your House, and when you are ready to make your moves give me a holler! 502-489-1135


 

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Soon the Kentucky Cold with Make Way for the Kentucky HEAT!

Do you have a pool? Do you want a home with a pool? Me Too!

We have a list of homes with pools and we'll provide it to you for FREE!

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If you are ready to own your very own home with a POOL, let’s get together and get you prepared for the home buying journey ahead! 502-489-1135


 

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market


  

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. Let’s unpack why that’s a big mistake and may actually cost you more in the long run.

According to the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 41% of homeowners who tried to sell their house as a FSBO did so to avoid paying a commission or fee. In reality, even in a sellers’ market, selling on your own likely means you’ll net a lower profit than when you sell with the help of an agent

 

Read the Full Article Here: https://bit.ly/326F5Sy    

 

Most homeowner’s do not have the time to sell their home on their own. For those trying to sell their home themselves, they must negotiate showings that fit their time schedule and the potential buyer’s time schedule. They, take on the safety risks of allowing people in their homes with or without representation. In this age of Covid, allowing just anyone in your home randomly, may spread the virus as well. Realtors on the other hand, do have the time to sell your home. We use technology to let people in and out of your home; we set requirements for those entering and showing your home that are adhered to. We can schedule showings around your time schedule, but also in a way that fits the schedule of the potential buyer. And, we professionally market your home with professional photography, social media presence, and exposure on all of the major home sites. These are things that a homeowner “could do,” but would cost a homeowner much more than hiring a Realtor to do it for them. Take the hard work out of selling your home, let David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville, get your house listed, marketed, advertised and sold for you today 502-489-1135!


 

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Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6%.

What does this mean for you? Our lives are deeply impacted by our nation’s economy. The better the economy is doing overall, the better most individuals in the country will do as well. Jason Schenker of Prestige Economics says, "People are getting back to work and the vaccine isn't just inoculating the population, it's clearly inoculating the economy."

What does this mean for residential real estate? Today, the biggest challenge for homebuyers is the lack of homes currently for sale. With listing inventory down 52% from a year ago, bidding wars are skyrocketing. As a result, home prices are also skyrocketing!!!

 

Read the Full Article Here: https://bit.ly/3uHF7fL

 

The jobs report is promising, but we are still not where we were pre-pandemic, and there are still over 18 Million Americans out of work. While, the economy may be moving in the right direction, actions by the current administration are not fueling a healthy recovery. While we cannot control what our elected officials will do in Washington, we can control what we do today. If you are doing well, and are ready to own a home, or upgrade or downsize from your current home David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville is here to help, give him a call at 502-489-1135


 

Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents:

>>88% - a better chance of saving for retirement

>>87% - the best investment plan

>>85% - the chance to be better off financially

>>85% - the chance to build up wealth

Does homeownership actually give you a better chance to build wealth?

Last fall, the Federal Reserve released the Survey of Consumer Finances, which found that homeowners have forty times higher net worth than renters ($255,000 for homeowners compared to $6,300 for renters).

 

Read the Full Article Here: https://bit.ly/3dTOGS3

 

There advantage of owning a home versus renting a home are widening, and that gap is money in your pocket! While renting may give you a chance to save before you purchase your next home, the cost of renting vs the cost of owning are so similar especially here in Kentucky that it almost makes no sense to rent unless you absolutely have to. If you would like to know what your current rent equals toward a home you can own, give David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville a call today 502-489-1135


 

Check out the Latest Listings from United Real Estate Louisville

I am pleased to feature the following properties! For questions or to schedule a showing, contact me today!

Phone: 5024891135 Email: shopkentuckyhomes@yahoo.com

 

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms 1,552 Sq. Ft. Home in Louisville, KY renting for $975/Month
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5 Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms 4,705 Sq. Ft. Home in Lake Forest Highlands, Louisville, KY listed for $535,000
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4 Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms 3,390 Sq. Ft. Home in Indian Springs, Louisville, KY listed for $347,500
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If any of these homes look like your Dream Home, don’t hesitate to reach out to David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville for a private showing today! 502-489-1135


 

Tax Season is Here!


     

Tax Season is here, what better use for your hard earned tax refund than to use it to buy a home?

Your tax refund could just be the boost you need to help with the down payment or closing costs on your new home, and with homeownership come tax benefits too!

So don't waste your tax refund on something that won't make you wealthier, use it for something that will increase your net-worth and provide for a more stable future!

If you are preparing to purchase a home, whether it is your first, or your fifth I can help you navigate through the process and make sure that you are getting the best deal possible.

Give me a call! 502-489-1135


 

April Showers, Bring May Flowers! April Also Brings Home Buyer’s!


  

They say that April Showers, Bring May Flowers but April Showers also bring Home Buyer's.

As inventory levels increase as the weather warms up, more home buyer's are going to be looking for homes.

Will they be looking at your home? Not if it is not on the market...

If you are ready to make your moves and upgrade or downsize into a new home, give me a holler today!

I will get your house on the market and on its way to sale, while also finding you your next home!

Let's get started today, before your neighbors all sell their houses first! 502-489-1135


 

Top 4 Reasons to Own a Home [VIDEO]

https://fb.watch/4OHb7_1eeF/  

Owning a home can have an incredible impact on your quality of life.

Let's connect if you're ready to make your dream of homeownership a reality 502-489-1135


 

Your April 2021 Home Maintenance & Safety Checklist

Being friends with a Realtor is great because you get all of these helpful tips on how to care for your home!

If you have a home and are looking to spruce it up for sale, I'd be happy to help you with that endeavor!

If you are looking to buy a home, at least you have these checklists to help you make sure that the home is perfect for you and yours!


 

Thank you to my Clients and Friends for this Honor!

Because of my amazing friends and clients, I was awarded by Homesnap.

This is the value that I bring to my clients and customers. If you want a Realtor on the cutting edge, look no further than David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville.


Home Prices Rose in 2020 – How Did Your Home Perform?


  

Are you Ready to Make a Move & Sell Your Home? 

Don't Sell Your Largest Investment Alone! 

In today's market with so many tech savvy buyers, the legal issues, & more, why would your risk selling your own home when there are ways to save you TIME, MONEY AND HEADACHE?

When selling with a Realtor, the transactions prove when priced correctly, marketed to the masses, a home will remain on the market for less days  & sell for more money. 

Don't make the mistake of doing what so many try to do... CALL ME! I'll give you a FREE Home Intelligence Report, 

There is NO pressure, NO commitment. 

I give you the information, the facts and the opportunity to utilize my expertise for a smoother & quicker sale. 

David Hittle, Realtor, Real Estate Professional
United Real Estate Louisville
101 Bullitt Lane, Suite 110
Louisville, KY 40222
Cell: 502-489-1135
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Click this link for your Free Home Intelligence Report: https://myre.io/0mwzcp9AtS5t


 

2301 Bickel Road Louisville, KY 40206

I would love to show you my listing at 2301 Bickel Road Louisville, KY.

 

Get More Information on this home here: https://tour.corelistingmachine.com/tour/titan/?id=6495870&reg=true&_seoAddress=2301-Bickel-Rd-Louisville-KY-1567539

 

If you would like more information on this home or to schedule a showing please call David Hittle at 502-489-1135


 

You Wouldn't Take a Flight Without a Pilot, So Why Would You Try To Sell Your Home Without a Realtor?


  

A Realtor is a lot like a Pilot, the Realtor is there to guide you through the process. The Realtor is an expert in helping their client’s negotiate through the processes, when they are buying or selling a home.

As a Realtor, my obligation is to serve you, and to place your needs ahead of everyone else's, even my own!

As a Realtor, I provide a lot of information for free, because I want you to see that I'm the only Realtor you need when it comes to buying or selling a home.

Check out some of the advantages you will have by selling with David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville:

FREE Home Valuation: https://davidhittle.unitedkentuckymls.com/.../992d3031d77...

FREE Spring 2021 Seller's Guide: https://www.simplifyingthemarket.com/en/sellers/...

FREE APP to Search for Your Next Home (Best Opened on a Phone): davidhittle.unitedkentuckymls.com/app.php

These are just a few of the services that I provide, to learn more schedule an appointment today or give me a call at 502-489-1135


 

Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiving duties, an increasing number of households are discovering the value of a multigenerational home. With such high demand for houses today, now is a great time to sell so you can upgrade to a multigenerational home that may better suit your evolving needs.

Connect with David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville, to get you into your Dream Home – A Home That Fits Your Needs Today! 502-489-1135


 

Mortgage Rates Dip After Weeks on the Rise

Mortgage rates took a turn in the opposite direction this week, falling for the first time since February.

The new weekly average sits at 3.13% which is .05% lower than last week.

Remember: Lower interest rates mean lower payments and less spent on interest over the lifetime of the loan!

Act today, to get started on your path to homeownership or toward your new home!

 

Read the Full Article Here: https://magazine.realtor/daily-news/2021/04/09/mortgage-rates-dip-after-weeks-on-the-rise?fbclid=IwAR2bl6PeupbG3bz19MYF9fzwFIznPl8SAU4-mv0eV9ON8jJ7CYJxy1EUiE0#!#.YHC4hj3E6zI.facebook   

 

Mortgage rates fell this week, but as I said last week, the prediction is 3.3% this year which means eventually we will see 3.3% and above; that will cost your thousands more in interest over the lifetime of you loan. Don’t wait, if you are going to buy a home, now is the best time to get going on that! If you have a Real Estate need, give David Hittle with United Real Estate Louisville a call today 502-489-1135.


 

Sunday at 2pm on Youtube Live “The Benefits of Homeownership”

Watch Live at 2pm at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE-LIrX743JkjfaZyBWCHRA

 

If you missed last week’s Youtube Live you can check that out here:


     

View the Video Here: https://youtu.be/oSc0tUks2E8

 

Stay Up-To-Date on all the Housing Market Happenings by visiting my Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/shopkentuckyhomes or visit www.shopkentuckyhomes.com


 

Message from David Hittle, Realtor United Real Estate Louisville:

Last week was Easter and because it occurred on a Sunday it gets lost in my newsletters, so I will wish everyone a Happy Easter.

This week we see mortgage interest rates falling for the first time since February. This drop will hopefully fuel some homeowner sales and will persuade homeseller’s that now is the time to sell.

This week we hit an all-time low, that I’ve ever seen for housing inventory in Louisville/Lexington Market. We now have less than 1 Month of Housing Inventory available!!!

As the weather heats up, we generally see a rise in homes for sale; if this trend continues this year homebuyer’s will get to see more options and more homes. If you are looking to buy a home, contact me today so that I can get you started on a home search, so that you are the first to see these homes when they hit the market!

 

If you or someone you know needs a Realtor – I would be honored to help just call me 502-489-1135

 

If you are interested in purchasing a home, I currently have 1 listings on the market, with what I pray will be many more to come! You can see that listings below, however if it does not fit your needs I hope you will contact me so I can get you a personalized list of homes that fit your needs!

 

2301 Bickel Road, Louisville, KY - https://davidhittle.unitedkentuckymls.com/property/94-1567539-2301-Bickel-Rd-Louisville-KY-40206

This home is near all the amenities you could ever ask for. From Food, to Sports, to Entertainment to the Downtown scene; this home is near it all and would make for a great rental home or starter home for someone looking to be near the fun of our city!

 

Please share this listing with your friends and family, and if someone is interested please send them my way or have them contact me at 502-489-1135 (Call/Text).

 

Looking to Sell your House! I Want to Interview for the Job! I do not pressure my clients, I’m very patient and I walk them through what all I will do! I have a 29-Point Marketing Plan for Selling Your House! If You want to Sell, I will help get it sold for you! Give me a Call Today: 502-489-1135 Get a Home Valuation Here: https://davidhittle.unitedkentuckymls.com/sell.php or a Free Seller’s Guide Here: https://www.simplifyingthemarket.com/en/sellers/?a=489398-03f53f0576489362a12f29c9abd81b9a

 

Looking to Buy a Home! I Want to Interview for the Job! You Do Not Pay Me! I’m Paid by the Seller’s Upon Closing of the Deal! I’m very patient and I will walk with you through the entire process! If You want to Buy a Home, I will help you get the best deal possible! Give me a Call: 502-489-1135 Get my Free Buyer’s Guide Here: https://www.simplifyingthemarket.com/en/buyers/?a=489398-03f53f0576489362a12f29c9abd81b9a

 

Looking to Buy a Brand New Home? I would love to set up an appointment with my favorite builder for you! Why spend the money on an older home, with its issues, and its problems when you could buy a brand new, customizable home, and receive a 1 year home warranty, a 7 year structural warranty, and the peace of mind, knowing that when you sell that home, it is a 2020 built home! Give me a Call Today: 502-489-1135

 

This week the Mortgage Interest Rates as published by Freddie Mac rose to 3.13%, -0.05 points from last week’s 3.18%, they are better than last year’s 3.33% but are getting closer to last year’s figures. 2.65% is the lowest ever seen since recording started back in 1971 and was obtained the first week of January 2021.

 

This week in the Louisville and Lexington Kentucky area there were 2,807 (+301) homes & condos for sale, with the average days on market sitting at 42.10 (+2.4 Days). We are now at 0.98 (-0.03 Months) months of inventory, making this

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