What Are the Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

What Are the Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

  • Joey Remington
  • 05/17/23

Headline: What Industry Experts Say About the Spring Housing Market: Your Guide to Navigating with Confidence



The spring housing market is abuzz with anticipation and uncertainty as it undergoes significant changes. As a prospective buyer or seller, you're likely wondering what lies ahead: Will more homes be listed? What can we expect in terms of home prices and mortgage rates? How can you make the best decisions in the current market landscape? We've gathered insights from industry experts to shed light on the situation and help you navigate the spring housing market with confidence.

  1. Increased Competition Among Buyers and Growing Housing Supply: Selma Hepp, Chief Economist at CoreLogic, highlights the heightened competition among buyers this spring. Additionally, housing supply tends to expand during this season, fueled by increased migration as people graduate and seek employment opportunities in new locations. This confluence of factors makes it an exciting time for both buyers and sellers.

  2. Signs of Improvement and Favorable Home Prices: Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate, compares the spring housing market to blooming flower buds, indicating signs of improvement. Although significant price fluctuations are unlikely within a month, the current low inventory coupled with increased market activity bodes well for home prices. Sellers can capitalize on this upward trend.

  3. Seize the Opportunity: Don't Wait to Buy: Rick Sharga, Founder and CEO of CJ Patrick Company, advises prospective buyers to act promptly. If you find a home that you love and can afford at today's prices, waiting may not be in your best interest. Home prices in most parts of the country are not expected to crash, and any decline in mortgage rates is likely to occur gradually, if at all, throughout the year.

  4. Friendlier Market for Buyers, But Prepare for Competition: Jeff Tucker, Senior Economist at Zillow, suggests that the spring housing market is relatively more favorable for buyers who can overcome affordability hurdles. However, due to limited housing inventory, buyers should brace themselves for increased competition. While new listings are on the rise, they are not keeping pace with the usual springtime surge.

If you're considering selling your house, the current low inventory presents an excellent opportunity to do so. And if you're in a favorable position to buy, relying on the guidance of expert advisors is crucial. No matter your plans, it's essential to connect with professionals who can assist you in navigating the spring housing market with confidence. By staying informed and making informed decisions, you can position yourself for success in this dynamic real estate landscape.

Remember, The HAVEN TEAM of expert real estate agents is here to support you throughout your journey in the spring housing market. Contact us today to ensure you make the most of this exciting opportunity.

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