Homebuyers are Getting Used to the New Normal

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 normal. To better understand what’s been happening with mortgage rates lately, the graph below shows the…

Home Prices Are Rebounding

If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. If we take a year-over-year view, home prices did drop some, but that’s because we’re comparing to a ‘unicorn’ year when prices peaked well…

The Main Reason Mortgage Rates Are So High

Today’s mortgage rates are top-of-mind for many homebuyers right now. As a result, if you’re thinking about buying for the first time or selling your current house to move into a home that better fits your needs, you may be asking yourself these two questions: Why Are Mortgage Rates So High? When Will Rates Go Back Down?…

Buyer Activity is Up Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

If you’re a homeowner thinking about making a move, you may wonder if it’s still a good time to sell your house. Here’s the good news. Even with higher mortgage rates, buyer traffic is actually picking up speed. Data from the latest ShowingTime Showing Index, which is a measure of buyers actively touring homes, helps paint the picture of how much…

Market News

This report will help you stay informed for your buying and selling decisions by breaking down the numbers and finding the trends. Click here for a printable version of these charts We are seeing the last of the dramatic year-over-year changes, as the effects of the extremely low interest rates, low inventory, and high buyer…

The Big Advantage If You Sell This Spring

Thinking about selling your house? If you’ve been waiting for the right time, it could be now while the supply of homes for sale is so low. HousingWire shares: “. . . the big question is whether we are finally starting to see the seasonal spring increase in inventory. The answer is no, because active listings fell to…

Excellent Time to Buy

Right now is an excellent time to buy, so if you are in the buying market, be sure to have your loan pre-approval completed before starting your search. When changes occur in your life, we’re here to help you find the space and the home that is right for your next chapter or adventure. Please…

Market Stats

Days on Market (DOM) is the time from original listing until closed sale, including the time in escrow. Through the end of February, the Average DOM increased by 0.9% to 107 days. By comparison, the Average DOM per month for 2018-2019 was 86 days. Last year at this time, Days on Market was 62.1% lower…