The Market is Changing. Is it a Good Time to Sell in Tarrant County?

The short answer is YES! It is still a good time to sell a house in Tarrant County.

Texas recently became a Buyer’s market. It has been a Seller’s market for the last 2 years,  but the  market is changing. The recent increase in interest rates by the Federal Reserve is causing the cost of borrowing money to increase. This includes mortgage loans for homebuyers. Because homebuyers now have to pay more for a mortgage they have less buying power, and as a result, home values have recently slightly declined.

But Texas is still a very popular destination for people looking to relocate so if you are thinking to yourself, “I want to sell my house fast,” it is still a good time to sell, especially with an experienced local real estate agent. Selling now may allow you to get a little bit more for your home now if interest rates continue to rise.

To sell your house faster you’ll need to find an experienced, local real estate agent who knows the market.

The realtors at Texas Best Homebuyers are experts with more than 25 years of real estate experience in Fort Worth They have the skills to effectively promote your listing  and to attract multiple buyers. Or, they can give you a quote on selling your house directly if you are looking to sell your house fast.

Sell my house on the MLS

If you’re selling your house on the MLS having an experienced realtor is likely the best route to getting as much as possible for your home. You’ll want to price your home similarly to other homes that have sold recently in your neighborhood. You’ll need to sign a seller’s disclosure notice that details every issue you are aware of about the property. You’ll need to provide specific detailed HOA information as well. 

There are many closing costs that you’ll need to be prepared for. The seller typically pays the commission for the real estate agents involved. It is usually a total of 6% with 3% going to the buyer’s agent and 3% going to the seller’s agent. Other closing costs the seller usually pays are the title insurance, escrow fees and any seller concessions. 

Selling your house on the MLS in Texas will take approximately a month and a half to 3 months -if all goes well. There may be an open house and most likely multiple showings. After your home sells, it takes time for a mortgage company to underwrite a loan. There will be a wait period before the closing date. 

You’ll want to find simple ways to make your home as attractive as possible without spending a lot of money. Cleaning and doing affordable updates and repairs will help your house show well and be more competitive. After the closing from a sale on the MLS the seller usually has only 48 hours to move out. Texas Best Homebuyers will be happy to help you sell your home on the MLS. We’ve been in the Real Estate business for 25 years and we know the market very well. We want to help you meet your needs and goals and make the process as easy as possible for you.

Sell my house fast! 

Consider selling your house directly to an investor like Texas Best Homebuyers. We make fair cash offers. You can close when you want and move when you want. Take with you whatever you want and leave whatever you don’t want behind. We’ll handle it. We want to make the entire process as easy on you and as seamless as possible. 

For example, recently we were checking out a potential property and there was an A.C. leaking on the inside of a home. We sent our repairman out to fix the A.C. and never billed the owner. These are the kinds of things we do to make it easy on you. Give us a call today and we will respond within 24 hours. Call/Text 817-808-4911We will provide you with an estimate of what your home would sell for on the MLS and at the same time give you a fair “cash” offer. We pay all closing costs and with us there are no commission fees. With no wait time for a loan to be underwritten you’ll have cash in hand right after the closing.

Whether you would like to sell your house by listing it on the MLS or by selling it directly, Texas Best Homebuyers is here for you Fort Worth!


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