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Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here's Why It's Still a Sellers' Market [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

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  • While buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown in recent months, it’s still a sellers’ market because inventory is low.
  • The latest data shows sellers continue to benefit from serious buyers and competitive offers. In July, the average home received 2.8 offers and 39% sold over the asking price.
  • You haven’t missed your opportunity to sell. Let’s connect to start the process today.
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New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today

New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today | Simplifying The MarketAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, this year, builders are on pace to complete more than a million new homes in this country. If you’ve had trouble finding a home to buy over the past year, it may be time to work with your trusted agent to consider a new build and the incentives that […]

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Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease | Simplifying The MarketOne of the top stories in recent real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. With so many buyers looking to purchase a home and so few of them available for sale, fiercely competitive bidding wars became the norm during the pandemic – and it drove home prices up. If you tried […]

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What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today? | Simplifying The MarketOne of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing price appreciation, but at the same time, some sellers are reducing the price of their homes. That can feel confusing and makes it more difficult to get a clear picture. Part of the challenge […]

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A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice

A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re a homeowner or are planning to become one soon, you’re probably looking for clear information about today’s housing market. And if you’ve turned to the news or even just read headlines recently, you might feel like you’re left with more questions than answers. The best way to make sure you get what you […]

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What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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If you’re wondering what a potential recession could mean for the housing market, here’s what history tells us.
In four of the last six recessions, home prices actually appreciated, only falling during the early 90s and the housing c…

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Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today

Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re thinking about buying a home, you likely have a lot of factors on your mind. You’re weighing your own needs against higher mortgage rates, today’s home prices, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. While some buyers may wait things out, there’s a reason serious buyers […]

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Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash | Simplifying The MarketWhether or not you owned a home in 2008, you likely remember the housing crash that took place back then. And news about an economic slowdown happening today may bring all those concerns back to the surface. While those feelings are understandable, data can help reassure you the situation today is nothing like it was […]

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What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market

What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. While it’s still a sellers’ market, the peak frenzy the market saw over the past two years has cooled some. If you’re asking yourself if you’ve missed your chance to sell your house and make […]

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3 Tips for Buying a Home Today

3 Tips for Buying a Home Today | Simplifying The MarketIf you put off your home search at any point over the past two years, you may want to consider picking it back up based on today’s housing market conditions. Recent data shows the supply of homes for sale is increasing, giving buyers like you additional options. But it’s important to keep in mind that […]

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Why a Home Inspection Is Important [INFOGRAPHIC]

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If you’re buying a home, here’s what you should know about your home inspection and why it’s so important.
A home inspection is a crucial step in the homebuying process. It assesses the condition of the home you plan to purchase so y…

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Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal.

Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal | Simplifying The MarketWhether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the typical retirement age (65) every day, and only 47% of the […]

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Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections

Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re wondering if home prices are going to come down due to the cooldown in the housing market or a potential recession, here’s what you need to know. Not only are experts forecasting home prices will continue to appreciate nationwide this year, but most of them also actually increased their projections for home price […]

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What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? | Simplifying The MarketAccording to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal, the percentage of economists who believe we’ll see a recession in the next 12 months is growing. When surveyed in July 2021, only 12% of economists consulted thought there’d be a recession by now. But this July, when polled, 49% believe we will see a […]

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The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing | Simplifying The MarketThe desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the homeownership rate over the last year: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, […]

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