Buyers (finally) have more bargaining power. For many, many months sellers had the distinct upper-hand and commanded above-list price offers. Bidding wars were the norm. Buyers had virtually no negotiating power.The numbers show that the dynamic has absolutely changed.The ratio of the final sales price to the list price is now at 98.1%.From April 2020 to July 2022, the ratio was at or higher than 100%.The peak was in April 2022 at 104.3%.In the span of just a few months, sellers have gone from multiple, over-list price offers to expecting to come off their list price.
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Fun Facts • November 18, 2022
by Fort Collins
Fun Facts No Bear Altos Research is one of the most trusted sources of real estate market information in the United States. Each week they track every single home for sale across the Country. They analyze the pricing, supply, demand, and status changes for all listings. This amount of data allows them to expertly predict changes in the market. […]
Fun Facts RSVP Time There are four key questions that our clients have right now:1. What will values do this year and is there any chance of a housing bubble?2. When will mortgage rates drop below 6%?3. Will inflation subside this year?4. Is now a good time to buy or sell? All of these questions will be answered by our […]
Fun Facts The Big News The big news this week is obviously the rise in interest rates. Average 30-year fixed mortgage rates are now at 6.7% which is the highest they have been since July 2007. So, how is this affecting the market? Here is what we notice… There are fewer buyers in the market. Sales activity, measured by closed […]