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    Are More Listings Coming to the Market?

    By Jessica Joles | September 20, 2023

    Are More Homes Coming onto the Market? September 18, 2023For SellersHousing Market UpdatesSelling Myths An important factor shaping today’s market is the number of homes for sale. And, if you’re considering whether or not to list your house, that’s one of the biggest advantages you have right now. When housing inventory is this low, your house will stand out,... Read More

    Housing Experts Were Wrong on 2023 Home Price Predictions

    By Jessica Joles | September 11, 2023

    Home Price Forecasts Revised for 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Last year, some housing experts projected a decline in home prices by the end of 2023. But that didn’t happen – inventory was just too low. While it’s normal for experts to re-forecast throughout the year, the good news for 2023 is that prices are no longer projected to decrease. Let’s connect so you know what’s happening with home values in our local area. Sources https://www.mba.org/docs/default-source/research-and-forecasts/forecasts/mortgage-finance-forecast-dec-2022.pdf https://www.mba.org/docs/default-source/research-and-forecasts/forecasts/2023/mortgage-finance-forecast-aug-2023.pdf... Read More

    Home Prices Are Back on the Rise

    By Jessica Joles | August 14, 2023

    Home Prices Are Back on the Rise August 11, 2023For BuyersFor SellersInfographicsPricingHousing Market Updates Some Highlights Looking at monthly home price data from six expert sources shows the worst home price declines are behind us, and they’re rising again nationally. If you’ve put your plans to move on pause because you were worried about home prices crashing, this rebound is good news. Let’s connect so you know... Read More

    Housing Market Forecast 2023!

    By Jessica Joles | August 7, 2023

    Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC] August 4, 2023For BuyersFor SellersInfographicsPricingInterest RatesHousing Market Updates Some Highlights Want to know what experts say will happen in the rest of 2023? Home prices are already appreciating again in many areas. The average of the expert forecasts shows positive price growth. Where mortgage rates go for the rest of the year will depend on inflation.... Read More

    Pricing your House Right Still Matters Today

    By Jessica Joles | August 1, 2023

    Pricing Your House Right Still Matters Today July 31, 2023For SellersPricingMarket Updates While this isn’t the frenzied market we saw during the ‘unicorn’ years, homes that are priced right are still selling quickly and seeing multiple offers right now. That’s because the number of homes for sale is still so low. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 76% of... Read More

    Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal

    By Jessica Joles | July 18, 2023

    Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal July 18, 2023For SellersInterest RatesHousing Market UpdatesSelling Myths Before you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right now is homebuyers are adapting to today’s mortgage rates and getting used to them as the new... Read More

    Today’s Housing Inventory is a Sweet Spot for Sellers

    By Jessica Joles | July 6, 2023

    Today’s Housing Inventory Is a Sweet Spot for Sellers July 6, 2023For SellersHousing Market UpdatesSelling Myths One of the biggest challenges in the housing market right now is how few homes there are for sale compared to the number of people who want to buy them. To help emphasize just how limited housing inventory still is, let’s... Read More

    The True Cost of Selling Your Home

    By Jessica Joles | June 27, 2023

    The True Cost of Selling Your House on Your Own June 26, 2023For SellersFSBOsSelling Myths Selling your house is no simple task. While some homeowners opt to sell their homes on their own, known as a FSBO (For Sale by Owner), they often encounter various challenges without the guidance of a real estate agent. If you’re... Read More

    Are Home Prices Going Up or Down? The Media Makes it Confusing!

    By Jessica Joles | June 16, 2023

    Are Home Prices Going Up or Down? That Depends… June 12, 2023For BuyersPricingFirst Time Home BuyersMove-Up BuyersHousing Market Updates Media coverage about what’s happening with home prices can be confusing. A large part of that is due to the type of data being used and what they’re choosing to draw attention to. For home prices,... Read More

    This is the Strongest Real Estate Market of our Lifetime!

    By Jessica Joles | June 12, 2023

    This Real Estate Market Is the Strongest of Our Lifetime June 8, 2023For BuyersFor SellersHousing Market Updates When you look at the numbers today, the one thing that stands out is the strength of this housing market. We can see this is one of the most foundationally strong housing markets of our lifetime – if... Read More