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Wednesday, October 14, 2020   /   by Laura Lynn

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them.
Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported:

“Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing has experienced a strong V-shaped recovery and is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels.”

Buyer demand is still strong heading into the fall. ShowingTime, which tracks the average number of buyer showings on residential properties, just announced that buyer showings are up 61.9% compared to the same time last year. They went on to say:

“Normally, real estate activity begins to slow down in the late summer, but this year it peaked in July, August and into September.”

There Is One Big Challenge
Purchaser demand is so high, t ...

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Monday, May 25, 2020   /   by Laura Lynn

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights





Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.






Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.






Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.




Want to discuss this further? Call us at 425-209-0204 or email laura@nwret.com 

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Saturday, February 1, 2020   /   by Laura Lynn

February 2020 Market Update