Ask The Experts: Gulf Breeze Florida Homes For Sale

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Charles Stallions Real Estate Services
If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, here’s what you need to know. Buyer demand hasn’t disappeared, it’s just eased from the peak intensity we saw over the past two years.
 
 
 
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Buyer Demand Then and Now

During the pandemic, mortgage rates hit record lows, spurring a significant rise in buyer demand. This year, as rates increased due to rising inflation, buyer demand pulled back or softened as a result. The latest data from ShowingTime confirms this trend (see graph below):

 

The orange bars in the graph above represent the last few months of data and the clear cooldown in the volume of home showings the market has seen since mortgage rates started to rise. But context is important. To get the complete picture of where today’s demand stands, let’s look at the July data for the past six years (see graph below):

 

This second visual makes it clear that, while moderating compared to the frenzy in 2020 and 2021, showing activity is still beating pre-pandemic levels – and those pre-pandemic years were great years for the housing market. That shows there’s still demand if you sell your house today.

What That Means for You When You Sell

The key to selling in a changing market is understanding where the housing market is now. It’s not the same market we had last year or even earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean the opportunity to sell has passed.

While things have cooled a bit, it’s still a seller's market. If you work with a trusted local expert to price your house at the current market valuethe demand is still there, and should sell quickly. According to a recent survey from realtor.com, 92% of homeowners who sold in August reported being satisfied with the outcome of their sale.

Buyer demand hasn’t disappeared, it’s just moderated this year. If you’re ready to sell your house today, lean on a trusted real estate professional to understand how the market has shifted and how to plan accordingly for your sale.

Bottom Line "There Is A Realtor For That

If you’re ready to buy or sell a home Charles Stallions with over 27 years of experience will give you expert advice on your situation.

 

1) We Charge a Flat Fee saving the average seller in Gulf Breeze $10077. 
 
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3) Call for a 7-minute phone analysis of your home's value at 850-476-4494.
 

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Comments (2)

Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Families on the move will appreciate your local real estate expertise. Bill

Feb 12, 2023 05:39 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Thanks for the market report - I always enjoy reading yours in particular - and it is good to see what is going on around the country! 

Feb 12, 2023 08:08 AM