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Buying Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter Thinking of selling your home this winter? There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift. You may be wondering if it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions – and the data that helps answer them – so you can make a confident decision. 1. Should […]
Buying What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices? Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best […]
Selling Define Slump Ask anyone who sold their home this year. If “Days On Market” is the gauge, they’ll tell you it’s still a good time to sell. Visit FieldstonePropertyGroup.com
Buying Affordability; Mortgage Rates Aren’t The Only Factor Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor in the affordability equation. Here […]
Selling 3 Questions You May Be Asking About Selling Your House Today
Buying What’s Ahead for Home Prices? As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation. But what’s true? What’s most likely to happen moving forward? […]
Buying Housing Supply and Demand… The Latest Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights. But this year, things are shifting as supply and demand reach an inflection point. The graph below helps tell the story of just how different things are today. This year, buyer […]
Selling Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of the ways I can explain the shift that’s happening today and why it’s still a sellers’ market even during the cooldown. Fewer Homes for Sale than Pre-Pandemic While the supply of […]
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Buying September Market Stats for Northern Michigan Every month, I publish the latest market data from the Northern Michigan MLS. Data for 17 areas in three counties is compiled, filtered and presented in easy to read infographics. Just select the “Market Data” tab above and choose the county you want to view. Interested in more than a one month snapshot? Scroll down each […]
Buying Taking a Look at Inflation and Mortgage Rates If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt the pinch at the gas pump and in the […]
Home Improvement Fall Home Selling Checklist Focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal.
Buying The Housing Shortage Explained If you’re curious about WHY we have a lack of inventory – this infographic will help! As you can see, a lack of homes built in the past decade and recent low interest rates have affected the current home supply, and created our current inventory crisis. You need an expert if you’re considering buying or […]
Buying Should I Sell My House This Year? There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at the key opportunities you have if you list your house this fall. Opportunity #1: You Have More Options for […]
Selling It’s Still a Sellers’ Market Some Highlights 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. Work with a […]
Selling What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today? One 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 is […]
Buying What’s Causing Ongoing Home Price Appreciation? 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 […]
Selling Why Hiring a Pro to Sell Your Home is Critical It’s tempting to try to sell your home by yourself. Have you thought through everything involved? Content courtesy of my friends at Keeping Current Matters. It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market has been over the past two years, to consider selling your home on your own. But today’s market is at […]
Buying Homes Are Available Are you hesitating to sell your home because you’re worried about buying?  The latest housing inventory data may ease those concerns. Check out this infographic from our friends at Keeping Current Matters and Realtor.com.
Selling It’s Still a Good Time to Sell Your Home   A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling your house, you’re probably looking for the best time to make your move. That means you’re likely balancing a number of factors, like your changing needs, where you’ll go when you sell, and today’s mortgage rates in […]
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