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The Southern California Real Estate Market Favors Selling Houses in 2022

Travelers Today       By    David Thompson

Updated: Jun 28, 2022 05:12 PM EDT

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Since the real estate market is constantly changing, it can be challenging to keep up with it. However, according to many real estate analysts, now is a suitable time to sell your Southern California house because current trends favor sellers in 2022.

Prices for homes are not expected to fall because of the imbalance in supply and demand. Instead, the housing market is putting pressure on prices to rise slowly. In other words, the economic trend points to a seller's market because more people are hoping to buy than planning to sell.

When it comes to selling a home, homeowners can either: sell it in its present state or fix it up to increase its market value.

Sell Your Home In Its Current Condition

Today, numerous companies specialize in buying homes. In most cases, they'll buy your house "as is" and then fix it up. This will spare you the hassle and expense of making repairs yourself. Since they buy properties that require repairs, you can cash out quickly and move on with your life.

Local newspapers or real estate magazines often run ads for these companies in the real estate section. An ad that says "we buy houses in San Diego" suggests that the buyer is willing to buy the house in an "as-is" condition because they have the resources to fix it up.

Sell Your Home After Fixing It Up

It is never easy to sell a house-but you can make it easier if you renovate it. So, before you put your house up for sale, make sure it's in good condition.

Consider minor renovations that add value at a minimal cost, such as mowing the lawn, painting the interior and exterior, and making any necessary repairs. A structural engineer should also inspect the property for any problems - like a weak foundation - before you show your home to potential buyers. 

1. Pricing Your Home

Here are two common methods to figure out the price of your home:

  • Review the age of homes in your neighborhood comparable to yours as well as those with similar square footage or number of bedrooms and bathrooms. 

  • Research the sale prices of comparable homes that have sold in the past six months.

The city in which you live also makes a tremendous difference in pricing. San Diego, for example, is viewed as a more desirable place to live than Los Angeles. It not only has a lower crime rate and less traffic congestion, but also has many lovely attractions, such as San Diego Bay, Balboa Park, and Point Loma. San Diego also compares more favorably than San Francisco. Although San Francisco is also known for its scenic beauty and iconic landmarks, it has a much higher crime rate

2. Options for Selling Your House

After you've fixed your house, you can either sell it yourself or list it with a real estate agent.

The decision to sell your house yourself is something you shouldn't take lightly. You'll need to consider many factors when selling your house, such as how to prepare your home for sale and research current market trends. You'll also need to learn how to market to find a buyer and how to close a sale.

Even though you can sell your home without the help of an expert on your local real estate market, collaborating with a professional is often the smartest move to maximize your home's value. It is also an easier way to sell your home. Agents have extensive knowledge of the housing market and can offer valuable insight into pricing, negotiating, and marketing your home. In addition, since they have a network of potential buyers, they make it easier to find the right buyer.

A Favorable Housing Market for Sellers

Although it's difficult to accurately analyze the real estate market because of so many fluctuating economic variables, many analysts believe that current market conditions in Southern California favor home sellers. There are several reasons why selling your house is a clever idea right now. The region's housing market has been steadily recovering since the last recession and prices are expected to continue to rise through the rest of the year. 

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