Today's housing market in Santa Fe, New Mexico is absolutely nothing like it was 15 years ago --- both in Santa Fe and nationwise. There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied buying and selling of real esatate in the pandemiic housing boom. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people to make comparisons to the 2008 housing crisis. While there may be a few similarities, when looking at key variables now compared to the last housing cycle, there are significant differences.
In the latest Real Estate Forecast Summit, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), drew the comparisons below between today’s housing market and the previous cycle:
Looking at the those facts, it’s clear: today is very different than the housing market of 15 years ago.
There’s Opportunity in Real Estate Today
And in today’s market, with inventory rising and less competition from other buyers, there’s opportunity right now. According to David Stevens, former Assistant Secretary of Housing:
“So be advised…this may be the one and only window for the next few years to get into a buyer’s market. And remember…as the Federal Reserve data shows…home prices only go up and always recover from recessions no matter how mild or severe. Long term homeowners should view this market…right now…as a unique buying opportunity.”
Today’s housing market is nothing like the real estate market 15 years ago. If you’re a buyer or seller right now, let's chat about your real estate plans and dreams. To begin, call Emily Medvec at 505-660-4541 to learn more about your real estate opportunities in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Or if you want to explore what's happening in Santa Fe real estate today online, click here. Your next move and dream may be already there.
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