Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time LowIn a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won’t sell because
Sales Of Distressed Properties Hit New Low
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Reportrevealing that distressed property sales accounted for 4% of sales in September. This is down from 7% in 2015, and is the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008.
Existing Home Sales Hit 2nd Highest Figure Since June
"Inventory has been extremely tight all year and is unlikely to improve now that the seasonal decline in listings is about to kick in."
"There's hope the leap in sales to first-time buyers can stick through the rest of the year and into next spring. The market fundamentals — primarily consistent job gains and affordable mortgage rates — are there for the steady rise in first-timers needed to finally reverse the decline in the homeownership rate."
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