Yvette Belisle

Yvette Belisle

Associate Broker 17864 English
2213 E Tudor Road, Area 51 Anchorage AK 99507
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Selling Your Home? Watch Out For These Stressors

By Yvette Belisle - August 10, 2020
There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to selling your home—and for many sellers, those moving parts can cause a good amount of stress. But what are the most stressful parts of the home selling process? According to a recent survey from LendingTree, some of the top stressors for home sellers include: Buying and selling a home at the same time. 29 percent of home selle

Sellers Pocketing Significant Profits Despite COVID-19

By Yvette Belisle - August 05, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, there were a lot of concerns about how it would impact the housing market—including whether it would spark a decrease in home values. But, as it turns out, the opposite is true—and sellers are netting significantly more profit when they sell their home than anticipated. According to a recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions, during Q2 of

Pending Home Sales Show Record-Breaking Bounce Back After Quarantine

By Yvette Belisle - July 15, 2020
When COVID-19 first hit, many buyers put their home searches on hold—and that pause continued through the following months as much of the nation was under stay-at-home orders. But now that the country has started to reopen, buyers are “unpausing” their searches and buying homes, which has translated to an unprecedented rebound in the market. Data released in June in the 

Fewer Houses On The Market Presents a Prime Opportunity for Sellers

By Yvette Belisle - July 13, 2020
After putting their home search on hold during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, buyers are returning to the market ready and eager to purchase a home. But the biggest challenge facing them in today’s market? A lack of inventory. According to recent data from realtor.com, available housing inventory dropped 27.4 percent from June 2019 to June 2020, translating to approximately 36

Getting Ready To List Your Home? Try These Low-Budget Home Improvement Projects

By Yvette Belisle - July 10, 2020
When you put your home on the market, you want it to attract buyers and sell quickly and for as much as possible. And, depending on the condition of your home, that might mean making some improvements before you list. But home improvement projects don’t have to break the bank! A recent article from Bigger Projects outlined home improvement projects that can help you make a big

6 Questions to Consider When Downsizing

By Yvette Belisle - July 10, 2020
If you’re considering moving into a smaller home, you may be eager to save money on mortgage payments and utilities. You might also be looking forward to spending less time and effort on interior and exterior home maintenance. But before you begin packing up your belongings, here are a few things you might want to consider to help you choose the best one for the lifestyle you want. 1. W

Bidding Wars Are On The Rise

By Yvette Belisle - July 06, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdowns across the country forced many potential buyers to put their home search on hold. But for the buyers that did make a purchase during the height of the pandemic, low inventory made for fierce competition—and as the country reopens and restrictions are lifted, that competition is continuing to heat up. According to data outlined in a r

Selling Your Home? Tackle These Issues Before The Inspection

By Yvette Belisle - June 22, 2020
The home inspection is one of the last steps in the home selling process. But if something goes wrong and the home inspector finds issues with your property, it could give buyers reasons to ask for a reduced price on your home—or to walk away from the purchase altogether. That’s why, if you want your home sale to go smoothly, you should plan to take a proactive approach and tackle

Curb Appeal Is Important When Selling During The Pandemic

By Yvette Belisle - June 12, 2020
You only get to make a first impression once, which is why curb appeal is such a critical part of selling your home. And while curb appeal is always important, it’s especially important now, when COVID-19 is preventing would-be buyers from touring the inside of your home as freely as normal. While restrictions are being lifted, and life is getting back to some form of normalcy, you will

Technology Features That Will Help You Sell Your Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Yvette Belisle - June 08, 2020
Traditionally, when you sell your home, you want to get as many people in to see your property as possible; open houses and frequent tours from potential buyers are the norms. But social distancing is changing all of that—and if you want to sell your home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, you need to offer ways for would-be buyers to experience your home virtually. A recent
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