We’re beginning to see signs that buyers and sellers are returning to the market, with web traffic to listings and pending sales increasing during the last week of May. But buyers and sellers aren’t coming back with the same needs. Houses are no longer just places to eat, sleep, repeat; they’re offices, restaurants, gyms and schools.
As buyers’ needs shift, Realtors® have a huge opportunity. By helping sellers invest in the right pre-sale renovations now, Realtors® can win listings and ensure their clients sell quickly and maximize profit. The key is understanding which renovations will deliver the most value in a post-quarantine world.
Curbio’s design team studies local and national trends and tracks buyers’ changing preferences. Here’s what we predict buyers will be looking for in the age of “safer-at-home.”