Brena Swanson of Housingwire states "My thoughts are that solar panel adjustments will vary by appraiser and property. The important thing is for the Appraiser to interview the homeowner who has a PV system to determine what their actual average wattage saved is. Loan Officers can help this process by having the homeowner gather this info prior to the appraisal inspection, for the appraiser to analyze." She goes on to cite a study – “Selling into the Sun: Price Premium Analysis of a … [Read more...] about Solar Power: How Much Does it Increase the Value of a Home?
When you decide to list your home for sale, one of the most pressing questions in your mind is most likely “How Long Will It Take To Sell?” While it is not possible accurately predict how long, it should not be too difficult to arrive at a reasonable estimate based on how quickly homes like yours have been selling recently. It is generally thought that higher priced homes take longer to sell yet of all detached homes listed for sale from San Ramon to Walnut Creek in a recent 3 month … [Read more...] about How Long Should It Take To Sell Your San Ramon Home?
A survey of home buyers and sellers by HomeGain.com showed that 76% of homeowners believe their home is worth more than the list price that was recommended by their real estate agent. This was a nationwide survey but it applies just as much with homes for sale in San Ramon and Danville etc. as anywhere else in the country. Maybe more so. Buyers generally have a more accurate idea of current market value than sellers in the same area. This is particularly true when they have been actively … [Read more...] about How to Price Right When Selling Your Danville CA Home