This is a sponsored article from Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate.
This week in Reston, 37 new properties came on the market. That brings the total inventory of homes for sale to 275 — the highest number in two years but still only slightly more than a 2.5-months supply of homes.
Real estate agents keep a careful eye on the number of homes for sale because it’s the primary indicator of what type of market we are in — is it a buyer’s market, a seller’s market or is it neutral?
Typical of Reston, we don’t adhere to simple labels. If you’ve taken care with getting your home ready to sell by deep cleaning, organizing and de-cluttering and you’ve resisted the temptation to price your home as if it were the very best one ever, you will likely be rewarded with a contract in less than 30 days.
We are seeing a lot more requests for seller paid closing costs in contracts and buyers are being more demanding about home inspection items, all things to keep in mind as you prepare your home for market.
Here are a few of the new listings for this week: