While we don’t have a crystal ball to see the future of the real estate market, we can assess the current conditions and bring an objective eye to the table. In the past year, our REALTORS® guided over 130 families through this fast-paced market. They have the area expertise, market knowledge and negotiating skills to guide you home. Here are some of the top questions we’re hearing from clients:
1. Will the housing market shift in 2022?
While there are a number of factors that play into the real estate market, we predict that 2022 will see continued trends of light inventory and high buyer demand. Interest rates are on the rise but remain historically low still making today an opportune time to buy a home.
2. Is it true home sellers are getting offers over asking?
The key to selling a home is pricing it at fair market value, from the start, to attract the most potential buyers resulting in showings and offers. This market is competitive with some homes seeing multiple offer situations that ultimately drive up the sales price.
3. Shouldn’t I list my home in the Spring?
If you’re considering putting your home on the market don’t wait! While home prices remain high they could decline as interest rates increase and more inventory comes on the market.
4. What if I sell my home and can’t find a new home to buy or rent?
We understand the stress of putting your home on the market. The sale can be contingent on certain terms so that your next move can happen. Our REALTORS® have the experience and negotiating skills to help you reach the closing table and find your next home.
5. So it’s a good time to sell, but what about buying?
Interest rates are rising but remain at all time lows. They are expected to increase throughout the year and with the rise, the amount buyers would be able to afford will go down. Our real estate advocates will help you put your best offer forward and stand out among the competition.
6. What is my home worth today?
Your home has never been worth more. Median home prices in Northwest Vermont have risen 16% from 2020*. Dreaming of retirement or your next investment? Now is this time to get the most value out of your home.
*NVRA Market Report December 2021
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