All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won’t do you any favors if you’re trying to buy or sell a house.
The storms that have dropped an epic 8 feet of snow are causing grief for the real estate industry.
Some real estate agents have had to cancel nearly a month of weekend open houses because of the poorly timed snowstorms. Others have had to brace prospective buyers about to tour homes showing the ravages of winter, including leaky walls and ceilings caused by a buildup of ice on the roof.
Agents complain that deals are being held up because inspectors are unable to get a look at roofs, septic tanks and other features buried under mounds of snow and ice.
And sellers are grumbling about how difficult it is to move out of their homes in the treacherous weather.
Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry | North Salem Real Estate | Bedford New York Real Estate | Bedford NY Homes by Robert Paul Realtor.