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Are We About To See a Slow Down?

Are we about to finally see the real estate market slow down? Some experts are starting to sound off that this is around the corner. They point to the sudden jump in the 30 year fixed rate upwards of 5.5% and the crazy growth in real estate prices. Double-digit prices Read More

Is The Market Starting to Cool?

Is the real estate market starting to cool? The short answer appears to be “yes”. Three factors are applying downward pressure on the real estate market: the jump in interest rates, ongoing shortages and the affordability problem. Many first time home buyers are re-signing apartment leases as competition and higher Read More

The Pros and Cons of Building a New Home

Many of my buying clients have opted to build a new home rather than go for an older home. You can find the land yourself and hire a builder, or you can select a lot in a development and build there! The advantages of this are: You get to select Read More

Where Have All The New Homes Gone?

A recent housing market update noted that there is a deficit of around 5.8 million new homes needed to meet demand. That’s a lot of new houses! A builder rep I met with last month told me that the timeline from contract to keys is now 14 months!! During Read More