Property Management: The solution for a home that is having trouble selling

As we slowly begin to transition from winter to spring, we wanted to re-visit the topic of “property management.” a topic that is particular important to many metro Atlantans that are having trouble selling their home. 

Life can be complicated. Throw into the mix a sluggish economy and a struggling housing market when you need to sell your home and it can seem almost impossible. If this sounds like your life, you’re not alone. As our country desperately tries to recover from the recession and the aftermath of the spiraling housing market, millions of Americans are faced with the stark reality that it is going to take careful planning and thoughtful strategy to find the perfect solution for their real estate and financial needs.

That’s where Paige Slyman can step in. For over 15 years, Paige has been a trendsetter inAtlantareal estate strategy and solutions. As more of his loyal clients are faced with the reality that while they need to sell their home for various reasons, whether it be to downsize, move for career opportunities or the addition of new family members, they might not be able to sell their property for what they originally paid for it in the real estate glory days.

Disgruntled but still hopeful by their situation, many people have turned to Paige to help them solve their real estate dilemma and seek advice that will facilitate both their real estate and financial long term goals. In a majority of the cases, the solution is quite simple actually…Property Management.

Short Term Solution While the Market Recovers

As the real estate industry continues to stabilize itself, thus, leaving thousands of home owners with the option of selling their home at drastically reduce prices or risk leaving the home on the market for extended periods of time, they are turning to property management as a short term solution. This option allows the home owner to keep the home while the market recovers and prices begin to rise again. Allowing someone else to move in and rent your property can provide you with the peace of mind that you are not forfeiting a great deal of money to sell your home in an obvious buyer’s market. It also allows you to have almost if not all of the mortgage paid for each month by the renter. It is a win/win situation for all parties involved.

More Renters…Higher Demand…More Money for You.

While unfortunate, the truth remains that our country is in midst of a housing crisis. Millions of home owners are losing their homes and are now in the flooded rental market. As a result, there is an intense increase in demand for rental property that is causing rental rates to increase, especially in theAtlantaarea. This means that if you opt to utilize a property management strategy rather than selling your home, you stand to bring in more cash each month that you can put towards your mortgage or into savings.

Property Management for Investment Purposes

Because the housing market inAtlantahas an unparalleled amount of foreclosure and short sale homes on the market, it is forcing other home owners wishing to sell their home to lower their prices just to compete. This has sparked a huge trend in investors looking to capitalize on the amazing deals in the metroAtlantaarea. Many investors are buying properties for the sole reason of putting them on the rental market and allowing a renter to pay for the mortgage until the market fully recovers and they can sale the property or properties for a profit.

In closing, it is imperative that you seek counsel with a reputable and knowledgeable real estate professional that is familiar with the trends in the area you are looking to buy, sell or invest in. Paige Slyman is an expert in the metro Atlanta real estate market and able to provide you with solid advice that is backed by industry trends, and years of experience.  

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