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- Seller’s Market Below 900,000. Strong Seller’s Market Below $500,000
- August Listings Under Contract were UP 25.9% compared July 2018
- Year To Date Listings Under Contract = UP 12.2%
- Low-Low Mortgage Rates
- 1 in 4 new listings were placed Under Contract in 10 Days Or Less
- 2 in 5 new listings were placed Under Contract in 31 Days Or Less
- Average Days On Market before placed Under Contract = 58 Days
- Median Number Of Days On Market before placed Under Contract = 40 Days
- Median List Price placed Under Contract = $387,000
- Average List Price placed Under Contract = $549,000
Q. Why is the market UP 12.2% year-to-date compared to than last year?
A. Our real estate market is fueled by a bundle of positive external stimulus factors.
- Positive economic growth.
- Job growth and low unemployment.
- Stable oil prices.
- Positive consumer confidence.
- Corporate-relocation moving people in and out (like an Exxon/Mobil).
- Healthy selection.
- Excellent mortgage rates in the historically low 3% range.
All positive External Stimulus Factors are in place. Our real estate market is healthy and gaining strength.
Buyers. . .
- It’s a Seller’s Market below $900,000, keenly competitive for buyers below $500,000.
- When you find what you love, move fast.
- Mortgage rates are at their lowest in years = More Home, Lower Payments!
Sellers. . .
- While market conditions below $900,000 are strong, no matter the price, one fact remains, half hearted selling-efforts will fall flat faced. This is especially true as we enter a Seasonal-Slower Fall and Winter.
- Supreme interior and exterior merchandising is a must. (Here’s a Checklist)
- Quality and reach in your marketing and promotional strategy is more important than ever.
- Give-It-Away pricing is not required! Competitive pricing is.
- More and more, serious sellers are matched with serious buyers every day.
Real Estate Agents. . .
- It’s been a strong summer selling season. As we enter the seasonal slower Fall and Winter months, success will require us to out-hustle and out-perform less committed amateurs and part-timers. When the market and the weather cool, competition heats up, the weak wilt, the strong WIN.
- Winning requires close contact and communication, sharing, serving, solving and simplifying everything for everyone you know.
- Positive energy and perspective is a must.
- No matter what, always keep those promises. To others and yourself.
- Confidence and a bias towards swift and consistent execution WINS.
- Basically you need to be All In. The good news is, in this market, your winning efforts will be rewarded.
Take a look at these and let me know if you have any questions or if I can be helpful📲