Posts by Ben Gerritsen

Lack of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading into Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

September 22nd, 2017 by

By simplifySome Highlights: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report. First-time homebuyers made up 31% of all sales in August. Homes are selling quickly with 51% of home...[ Read More ]

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

September 21st, 2017 by

By simplify There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today's housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory...[ Read More ]

More Americans Say Now is a Good Time to Sell!

September 20th, 2017 by

By simplify Recently released data from Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a good time to sell. The ...[ Read More ]

Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2018

September 19th, 2017 by

By simplify Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for the remainder of this year and t...[ Read More ]

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

September 18th, 2017 by

By simplify Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong thro...[ Read More ]