While the housing market traditionally heats up with the weather, buyers are looking year-round. If you’re thinking about selling your home, here are a few reasons why now is a great time to get it on the market. Appreciation. Your home’s value is based on the market, not the season. In the last few years, … Continue reading Four Reasons Why Now’s a Good Time to Sell
Everything in the economy is cyclical and real estate is no exception. After a few robust years, 2022 brought the housing market to more normal (pre-Covid) levels, which we expect to continue in 2023. Here are a few more of the trends that my team at Long & Foster Real Estate and I expect to … Continue reading Our Real Estate Market Predictions for 2023
It’s hard to believe that we’re more than three quarters into 2022 and will soon ring in a new year. After a few years of a hot real estate market, you may wonder what’s happening now - especially if you’re planning to buy or sell a home in the next few months. In 2020 and … Continue reading Third Quarter 2022 Real Estate Market Update
There’s been so much news lately relating to the economy and real estate. If you’re planning to buy or sell a home soon, you may be wondering what it means for you. The housing market, which received a boost from record low interest rates during the Covid-19 pandemic, has begun to shift. The Arrival of … Continue reading The Changing Real Estate Market: A Return to “Normal”?
As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling a house. While there are multiple factors causing some uncertainty, including the conflict overseas, rising inflation, and the first rate increase from the Federal Reserve in over three years — … Continue reading What You Can Expect In the Spring Market
As summer comes to a close, with school starting, and fall just around the corner, September brings a time of transition. If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may be hearing reports of inventory trickling back on the market in some locations and bidding wars appearing to be slightly less common. Here’s some insight on … Continue reading Selling In An Adjusting Market
Where We Are Heading After a whirlwind of a year in 2020, the housing market looks like a minefield of complications. Thanks to COVID-19 and its impact on the U.S., the right decisions for a potential home buyer may be completely different from what they were in 2019. Some have to permanently work from home … Continue reading 2021 Housing Market Predictions And Forecasts
As I mentioned in my previous post, while 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year across all markets, housing turned out as a bright spot. In a recent Christie's International Real Estate conference, I discussed the global real estate markets with 700 brokers from 24 countries. Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. homeownership … Continue reading Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021
Because Hill Slowinski successfully negotiated and won their dream home! For first-time, move-up and downsizing buyers, 2020 has been a challenging year. While most housing markets have had low numbers of homes for sale for several years, in 2020, many would-be sellers pulled back from listing their homes over concern about the impact of Covid-19 … Continue reading Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market
Economic Uncertainty, Consumer Confidence, Inventory, New Construction, Appreciation, and Sales are all Factors.
More than halfway through 2019, for those of you who are thinking of buying or selling a home this year, you might be wondering how the real estate market has shaped up so far this year.