Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

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Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers experienced a hit to their purchasing power as a result, and some decided to press pause on their plans. Today, the rate of inflation is starting to drop. And as a result, mortgage rates have dipped below last …


3 Graphs to Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

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With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the housing market shifts, you may be wondering what’ll happen next. It’s only natural for concerns to creep in that it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. The good news is, there’s concrete data to show why this is nothing like the last time. There’s a Shortage …


What’s Causing Ongoing Home Price Appreciation

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If you’re thinking about making a move, you probably want to know what’s going to happen to home prices for the rest of the year. While experts say price growth will moderate due to the shifting market, ongoing appreciation is expected. That means home prices won’t fall. Here’s a look at two key reasons experts forecast continued price growth: supply and demand. While Growing, Housing Supply Is Still Low Even though  …


How to Shift Your Marketing to Get Clients in a Shifting Market

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If you really want to succeed in today’s shifting market, there’s one big piece you may be missing in your strategy: branding yourself as the market expert. Time and time again, many agents focus on branding themselves as a utility rather than a knowledge broker. But in times of uncertainty, your clients need more. They need answers that cut through the confusion and bring clarity to what’s really happening in real …


Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

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The housing market is at a turning point, and if your client is thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave them wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home? Should I make a move this year? To help answer those questions, let’s turn to the experts for projections on what the second half of the year holds for residential real estate. Where Mortgage Rates Will …


What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

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If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So, what does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts have to say. The Number of Homes Available for Sale Is Likely To Grow There are early signs housing inventory is starting to …