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What's the Market Doing?

Thursday, August 18, 2022   /   by Margie Wright

What's the Market Doing?

We're past the halfway point in the year! Anybody that has been watching the real estate market knows that it's been a hot and heavy seller's market for a while now. Buyers have been facing bidding wars and low inventory, but at this point in the year, what are we seeing now? Is there any change?

The housing market is slowing down! It may not seem like it, but there has been a decline in home sales in recent months. This is a good thing for those actively looking for a home to buy as it means that more inventory is on the market. It also means that homes will start decreasing in price the longer they start on the market. 

But when it comes to prices, they are still staying higher than what they used to be. Though we're seeing plenty of homes being reduced in price from staying on the market longer, many buyers are still waiting for lower prices. This can mean more waiting for the perfect home and also facing rising mortgage prices. Many first-time homebuyers are staying on the wait and see path before jumping in because of these higher prices. It's possible that you could lose out on the home that's right for you in waiting, but it's also understandable to want to wait and see if prices start dropping more.

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