If you’re like most people, you’ve seen the real estate market make its long, steady rebound—but where are we right now?
The fact is that it’s a great time to sell your home… and then buy your next home.
The Residential Real Estate Market: The Picture of Health
While there are still some areas that have an uphill climb when it comes to the real estate market, many areas are healthier now than they have been in more than 10 years.
Prices are going up while interest rates are staying low, which is great news for both buyers and sellers.
According to Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey, 52 percent of respondents said now is a good time to sell a home.
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What’s even more telling is that sales are moving quickly and sellers are getting asking prices (or, in some cases, more).
The Top 5 Reasons for Selling a Home Right Now
Across the country, the top five reasons* sellers choose to put their homes on the market right now include:
- Wanting to move to another neighborhood (40 percent)
- Needing a home with different features (28 percent)
- Needing a larger home (22 percent)
- Wanting to live in a location with better views, weather or lifestyle (19 percent)
- Needing to lower their cost of living (17 percent)
Are You Buying a Home in Grand Junction?
If you’re thinking about buying a home in Grand Junction, Fruita or any of the surrounding communities, we’d love to help you.
Call us at 970-765-4135 or get in touch with us online to tell us what you want from your next house. We’ll help you find it.
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