Yvette Belisle

Yvette Belisle

Associate Broker 17864 English
2213 E Tudor Road, Area 51 Anchorage AK 99507
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Why You Should Consider “Virtually” Staging Your Home

By Yvette Belisle - October 21, 2020
When you list your home, you want it to look as appealing as possible to potential buyers, and a great way to up your home’s appeal is by “staging” it. When people think of staging, they are typically thinking about actual, in-home staging. But, thanks to emerging technology, “virtual staging” has made it easier and more cost-effective to stage your home than ever

Moving From The City To The Suburbs? Avoid These Mistakes

By Yvette Belisle - October 14, 2020
COVID-19 has caused many urban dwellers to forgo their big city lifestyle for the suburbs, where there’s more space. But not every city-to-suburbs move is a successful one—and if you’re thinking about trading in city living for a home in the suburbs, there are a few pitfalls you’ll need to watch out for. A recent article from realtor.com outlined the most com

Pending Home Sales Show Dramatic Increase—And Homes Are Selling Faster Than Ever

By Yvette Belisle - October 12, 2020
Now that buyers are back on the market following the COVID-19 slowdown in the spring, competition for existing properties is fierce. According to recent data from the National Association of REALTORS®, in July, pending home sales were up 5.9 percent from June—and up 15.5 percent from July 2019. And not only are homes selling—they’re flying off the market. “We a

Selling Your Home? These Are The Upgrades Buyers Are Looking For During COVID-19

By Yvette Belisle - October 09, 2020
COVID-19 has changed the real estate landscape in many ways—including shifting buyer priorities. But what, exactly, are buyers looking for in today’s market? A recent article from realtor.com outlined the home upgrades buyers are looking for during the COVID-19 pandemic, including: Outdoor upgrades. Many people are spending the majority of time at home thes

Are You Selling a Home with Pesky Pet Odors?

By Yvette Belisle - October 07, 2020
  Pets are one of the most beloved companions, however, they can cause our home a nightmare when it's time for us to sell. Persistent pet odors and stains can make or break a deal.  Furballs almost everywhere, hidden stains and damage, as well as lingering odors, can cause buyers, especially those with allergies, to turn away.  DIY Fix for mild messes An ozone machine is a

Homes Getting Multiple Offers and Under Contract In Less Than A Month, According to New Report

By Yvette Belisle - October 05, 2020
When you sell your home, you want it to sell as quickly as possible, and for the highest price point possible. And, according to recently released data, it’s clear that the current market is fulfilling those two conditions—making it an ideal time for sellers. According to data in the REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey August 2020 from the National Association of REALT

Real Estate Is Back In Full Swing

By Yvette Belisle - October 02, 2020
When COVID-19 restrictions forced many buyers to put their home search on hold this spring, real estate experts were unsure how and when the market would bounce back. But when summer hit and restrictions were lifted, those buyers reentered the market in droves—proving the housing recovery is officially in full swing. According to data from the National Association of REALTORS® (outli

Median Listing Price In The US Hits All-Time High

By Yvette Belisle - September 28, 2020
Most people want to list their home for the highest price possible when they sell their house. While a seller can always decide to list their house for as much as they want, ultimately, the market dictates how much it will actually fetch from a ready, willing, and able buyer. Well, it looks like it’s a great time for any seller who wants to try and list their house for the highest price

Homes In The US Selling Faster in 2020

By Yvette Belisle - September 21, 2020
When you list your home, you don’t want it to sit on the market for months and months. You want to get an offer and make the sale as quickly as possible. Well, as it turns out, if you’re hoping to sell your home quickly, now is a great time to make a move. According to realtor.com’s August 2020 Monthly Housing Trends Report, the average home for sale in August 2020 was

Millennials Are Driving The Current Housing Boom

By Yvette Belisle - September 18, 2020
Since the lifting of stay-at-home orders and other COVID-related restrictions, the housing market has been experiencing an unprecedented resurgence. And the buyers who are driving that resurgence? None other than the millennial generation. According to the Wall Street Journal (outlined in a recent article in REALTOR® Magazine), home buyers in their 20s and 30s are playing a serio
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