As a home seller, you can work with a Realtor to identify potential buyers for your home, but chances are your buyer will be young, particularly if you’re selling to a first-time buyer.
According to the 2013 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, 31 percent of recent buyers were Generation X Americans (those born between 1965 and 1979), followed closely by Millennials, also called Generation Y (born between 1980 and 2000), at 28 percent.
If you own an older home, you may need to make some adjustments to your marketing and tweak your home so that it appeals to these younger buyers.
Offer Perspective on Your Home’s Condition
Many first-time buyers are leery of purchasing a home that will require a lot of maintenance or repairs, so you may want to schedule a home inspection before you list your home and provide…
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