For those who are following what’s taking place in the housing market right now, you understand that many individuals believe the winter months in Polk County aren’t a very good time to sell a home.
As realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu recently stated,
“Sellers tend to be extra reluctant to record in the course of the colder time of yr when the market sometimes makes a seasonal slowdown.”
However, a recent report by ShowingTime reveals how this last 12 months is completely different. Purchaser activity is considerably up compared to the identical time last 12 months. The report explains,
“The nation’s 12.6% growth in residence showings compared to 2018 was the most significant jump in purchaser visitors throughout the current four-month streak of year-over-year will increase. The West Area noticed the greatest progress in activity, with a 23.1% leap – the area’s biggest in the historical past of the Showing Index.”
The increase has unfold across all 4 areas of the country, as the graph below shows:
In Polk County, waiting for the “spring buyers market” may be a mistake this year. It appears the purchasers are already out and looking to purchase.