Do You Really Have Any Doubts About Whether Now Is the Right Time to Buy a Home or Not?

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Do You Really Have Any Doubts About Whether Now Is the Right Time to Buy a Home or Not?

Craig Rutman, your Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex area Real Estate Agent helps a potential home buyer come to her senses!Let's talk about the cruel reality of today's Real Estate market... If you're a seller, it's not good. If you're a buyer, the time has never been better.

You've read all the news about home prices dropping.

You've seen interest rates on mortgages at historical lows for months on end now.

Just turn on the nightly news or search it on the internet. I'm not telling you anything you don't already know.

If you're waiting for home prices to decline even more, or interest rates to fall even lower, you might miss your opportunity.

Any economist worth their degree will tell you that trying to time the market makes bad financial sense.

You've been thinking about buying a new home. Don't try to time the market.

If you're considering buying a home in the Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex area, or practically ANYWHERE in the United States for that matter, NOW is the right time to buy.



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Craig Rutman is a North Carolina Residential Real Estate Specialist that can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in the Raleigh - Cary – Apex metro areas; or any place else in the country by connecting you with a relocation professional in your destination of choice.

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Rainmaker
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Nevin Williams
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation - Cary, NC
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Craig - This is so true!  And I have financing requiring little to nothing out of pocket with rates that are ridiculously low!

Nov 08, 2011 02:53 PM #23
Rainmaker
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Jane Peters
Home Jane Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles real estate concierge services

Anyone who knows the exact bottom of the market or the exact top is going to be a millionaire.  When it's time to buy or sell, that is the right time.

Nov 08, 2011 05:10 PM #24
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
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Craig, It's a great time to buy Real Estate and Dr. Rutman is the one to call for your Raleigh/Cary/Apex connection!

Nov 08, 2011 11:05 PM #25
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Mike - I love that line. Well said Mike. Well said.

Michael - Do you really have to know?!!! I'd rather not say!!!

Larry - Larry, you're only 78 miles from me and our market is experiencing a very similar trend. NOW is the time folks.

Bryan - I think it's up to NAR and to us to stress the positive aspects of this down market. There is always two sides to every story. While now might not be a good time for sellers, buyers, with a realistic mindset, can get the home of their dreams at an affordable price.

Nick - You and me both brother. You and me both.

Nov 08, 2011 11:34 PM #26
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Steve - Our foreclosure rate here is very low too. Short sales are up though. And you make a great point about "what's for sale now".

Peg - Well played Peg! Well played!

Debb - Thank you Debb. And, no, this is not brain surgery!

Stephanie - Don't even get me started about my family and the need for one of these brain syringes!

Wanda - For a nominal donation to the "Craig Rutman Early Retirement Fund" I'll see that you get one Wanda!!!

Nov 08, 2011 11:38 PM #27
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John - Thank you sir. How do I do it? I'm just constantly thinking Real Estate thoughts. The pictures come first and then I formulate a plan around them.

Sharon - YES is the simple answer. Calling me for the details is the next step!

Jim - Too funny! And all too often so true! Your comment reminds me of these blogs I wrote some time back...

 

Anita - You know I couldn't agree more Anita!

Tatyana - But if you ever do need surgery, Tatyana, the doctor is in the house...

The Doctor is in!

Nov 08, 2011 11:48 PM #28
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Kristine - You know I'd debate you if I felt you were wrong Kristine!

Dianne - Ahhh. If only it was this easy Dianne. If only.

Richard - You know me Richard. Put 'em in. Take 'em out. I'll do whatever it takes to get the message across.

Roger - Ha! Ha! Ha! Tough day at the office my friend?!!!

Debra - I can see this one being a hit especially for large families with kids!!!

Nov 08, 2011 11:53 PM #29
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Marian - I think this sums it up pretty well....

Brenda - Thank you Brenda! Alas the Gods were not on my side today. But I thank you for being there though!

Nevin - If only the masses were aware of this Nevin. I think we'd all be vacationing here if they did

Jane - Exactly! When you're ready to make the move, that IS the right time.

Larry & Sheila - The Doctor is in!

Nov 08, 2011 11:57 PM #30
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Craig, sometimes it's not a matter of injecting them with the brains so much as a well applied hammer to the side of the head to loosen them up. People get a brain cramp and can't see the deal right there in front of them.

Nov 09, 2011 12:23 AM #31
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Donna Malone
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Craig, when prices and interest rates start to go up, people will be wondering what they were waiting for.

Nov 09, 2011 12:29 AM #32
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Valerie Sagheddu
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So True...he who hesitates is lost! There are some great opportunities out there right now. Your graphic crack me up Craig...always something creative and fun in your post...thanks!

Nov 09, 2011 12:31 AM #33
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Ed - Yes, my friend, a well placed hammer to the head can sometimes shake things up a bit!

Donna - And that, Donna, is the whole point of this post today!

Valerie - Thank you Valerie! My theory is that there are only two types of ads people remember. The ones that tough their heart and the ones that make them smile. I choose the latter! Oh, and it's always sunny in CraigVille!

Nov 09, 2011 12:36 AM #34
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Laura S. Baker
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If that is indeed a "Brain Injector" do you think you can find enough to fill the minds of all these reporters spreading nothing but doom and gloom and crap?  Oops!  Did I just say the "c" word?  Sorry Craig!

Nov 09, 2011 12:37 AM #35
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Laura - The "C" word's not so bad. People call me Craig every day!!! And if you want happy news, you need to subscribe to this...

I'm Tired of Reading About All the Doom and Gloom! So I Took Matters Into My Own Hands...

Nov 09, 2011 12:43 AM #36
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Pardon my candor, but I have a laundry list of people in which I would like to infuse some of those brains.

Nov 09, 2011 01:26 AM #37
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Melissa - And for a nominal donation to the "Craig Rutman Early Retirement Fund" I'll see that you get one Melissa!!!

Nov 09, 2011 01:30 AM #38
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Susan Neal
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Hi Craig - Unfortunately, no matter what we say there will always be some folks who are listening for a bell to ring when the market hits absolute bottom in their neighborhood.

Nov 09, 2011 07:22 AM #39
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Susan - And when that bell tolls, it's typically too late and they've missed their opportunity.

Nov 09, 2011 11:19 AM #40
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Tatyana Makarov
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OK, OK.... I will keep it in mind. LOL

Nov 11, 2011 01:53 PM #41
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Tatyana - I'm here to help!

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