At Homegrown, we get to know a lot of our clients pretty well by helping them move into their new home. Sometimes it’s upsizing for a growing family, other times it’s downsizing and moving to the mountains to retire. Lately we’ve been able to talk to some of our clients and realtor connections about what people around Denver are expecting when looking to purchase their next home. We hope that this blog helps whether you are thinking of listing your home for sale, or in the market for a house. Either way be sure to keep us in mind for your Colorado moving needs!
- Clean/Updated: Most people in and around Denver want a home that is updated and fairly move-in ready. Now that the real estate boom has started to level out some, people desire updated bathrooms and a kitchen, especially if the asking price is 400k or above. Many home buyers are not as interested in a “fixer upper” but want a nice home without having to imagine “what could be” too much.
- Staged/Ready: When listing your home, many buyers are expecting things to be professionally staged. Much of the Denver market has transitioned into a less lived-in looked and have things professional setup to optimize the look and feel of the home. A cluttered home with outdated furniture and decor could work against someone selling their home in Denver metro.
- First Week, Best Week: Even though Colorado real estate has tempered, the time homes are staying on the market has not. If a home is appropriately priced and updated it will likely have multiple offers within the first week and be under contract within 2 weeks. Although the inventory has improved for housing, the number of people moving here/home buyers has not fallen off. Make sure if you are listing your home to speak with a competent real estate agent to make sure you list well from the very start. If a house sits too long on the market, buyers will become wary and wonder if there are issues with the home.
Again, if you are looking sell your home or buy a home and need assistance moving around Denver – we’re here to help! Contact us at Homegrown Moving and Storage Company (a locally owned and operated Colorado business), for all of your moving needs. We handle moves both large and small and offer free quotes with no obligation!