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 ... » Learn More about Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal
There’s an old adage in real estate: location, location, location. But ever since the Federal Reserve began its series of inflation-fighting interest rate hikes last year, a new mantra has emerged: mortgage rates, mortgage rates, mortgage rates. Higher rates had the immediate impact of dampening ... » Learn More about National Real Estate Market Update for 2023
If you're following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or correcting? Here’s what you need to know. The housing market is moderating compared to ... » Learn More about Is the Housing Market Correcting?
Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any ... » Learn More about Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.
As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the first half of 2021, but what does the forecast tell us about what’s ... » Learn More about What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?
Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7% compared to the month before. This is the second consecutive month that sales have slumped. Some see this as evidence that the red-hot real estate market may be ... » Learn More about Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?
April 1st through April 14th, 2020 listings disposition I've been watching the flow of new listing closely. Here's a two week update. Albany, (Linn County only) Oregon new listings 04/01/2020-04/14/2020 disposition as of 04/14/2020 https://youtu.be/ellKWvHNdjY Corvallis, Oregon ... » Learn More about Housing Market Update Corvallis and Albany, Oregon