Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time
This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on November 21, 2022
October Home Sales Indicate a Move Toward Pre-Pandemic Levels
SARASOTA, Fla. (November 18, 2022) – The latest data for the Sarasota and Manatee housing market has continued to show healthy growth, with ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on November 18, 2022
What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?
Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on November 9, 2022
Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today
Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on November 7, 2022
September Market Update
It's been a while since we've given you an update on the market, so here's a quick rundown of what's been going on. Overall, things are still ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 31, 2022
3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008
With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 26, 2022
What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?
Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 25, 2022
What’s Ahead for Home Prices?
As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 21, 2022
Sarasota-Manatee Housing Market Continues to Cool in September
SARASOTA, Fla. (October 20, 2022) – The latest data for the Sarasota and Manatee housing market continues to follow the same trend of fewer ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 20, 2022
The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing
Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights....
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 18, 2022
Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today
Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 13, 2022
The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down
Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on October 4, 2022
What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year
Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on September 22, 2022
Will My House Still Sell in Today’s Market?
If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on September 19, 2022
Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market
If you’re thinking about buying a home today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on September 15, 2022
Expert Forecasts on Mortgage Rates
If you’ve been thinking of buying a home, you may have been watching what’s happened with mortgage rates over the past year. ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on September 7, 2022
What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?
One of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing price ...
Posted by Beth Helvey on August 30, 2022
Closed Sales Decrease in Sarasota and Manatee as Inventory Continues to Grow
SARASOTA, Fla. (August 18, 2022) – The inventory of active listings in the two-county region continues to increase year-over-year in July 2022....
Posted by Beth Helvey on August 19, 2022