Traditionally in real estate, spring and into summer is the time to buy and sell a house with the majority of the year’s housing sales happening in the warmer months. However, with the late start to the housing market this spring due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are going into autumn […]
The pandemic pushed the spring housing market into summer, which made Housingwire state that “August is the new May” which means that instead of the Skagit real estate market starting to cool off as we go into Fall, which it does historically, this year, the August real estate market is as hot as ever. With […]
It’s Summer Hot and the Intensity is Glaring The housing market is hot this summer, with historically low interest rates bringing out buyers. There is an increased focus on each new listing to come on the market, due to a decrease in inventory and strong buyer demand. These market conditions are likely to continue until at least April 2021. It’s at that time that we believe normal seasonal patterns will emerge following a higher number of new resale listings coming on the market. John L. Scott’s Buy | Sell Safe™ Certification Program Whether you’re buying or selling a home, we are more committed now than ever before to provide you with a top-notch real estate experience, while protecting the health and safety of all those involved. That’s why we’ve launched the Buy | Sell Safe™ Certification Program, a certification that redefines buyer services and seller services, so we can protect our communities together. Give us a call to learn more about how we can help meet your real estate needs.
Summer is in full swing, and even in the middle of a pandemic the real estate market is still hot, hot, hot. Looking at the stats from last month, there is just over a month of inventory in the Anacortes single family home market. This means it is a seller’s market and the demand for […]
A New Kind of “Hot” market The local housing market in Skagit County is hot, but it looks different than it traditionally does. Though the number of new resale listings and the remaining unsold listings have decreased compared to last year, homes going under contract are beginning a road to recovery. Buyers are eagerly waiting […]
Intensity Remains Strong for New Listings We are seeing buyer demand coming forward in the local real estate market. Given the historically low interest rates, buyer demand remains strong in the more affordable to mid-price ranges. You still need to be Buyer Ready to get a home in today’s market, especially if you’re looking to purchase in the more affordable to mid-price ranges! We have shifted our business practices to support social distancing for both buyers and sellers during COVID-19. If you’re in the right position to enter the market right now, it’s a great time to buy and sell! We Support Social Distancing for Sellers If you’re in the position to sell right now, it’s a great time to sell and a great time to buy due to historically low interest rates. At John L. Scott Anacortes, we’ve adjusted our approach with buyers and sellers to take full advantage of the technology to bring forward serious buyers while following social distancing guidelines with in-person tours. Our brokers can also discuss viewing strategies to shorten the window of in-person tours, yet still secure the interest of qualified buyers for your home. Please reach out if you’d like to learn more about our current strategies for sellers. Want a more in-depth conversation about the Anacortes real estate market? Contact us to learn more and have an analysis done of your home. Learn more about selling or buying a home with the John L Scott Anacortes team.
With the Covid-19 pandemic came a wave of unknowns and everything from Wall Street to Main Street was turned upside down. Being your trusted real estate advisors, our brokers have been asked by friends and clients over the past weeks what effect this will have on the real estate market. The answer was then – […]
New data shows Puget Sound price growth is accelerating and could soon return to the frenzy mode experienced in the recent past. We’ve seen four straight months of price increases here, reversing an earlier months-long trend of lower prices. The PNW is now closer to catching up to the national average than any time since December […]
Traditionally, after the first of the year, we see more buyers looking to purchase a home. This year, our brokers report they are assisting even more buyers than is seasonally average. But with a very tight market, many buyers are not finding homes. People who are looking to sell and thinking about waiting for spring may […]
We ended the 2019 real estate market on a strong note in Skagit County. While December is traditionally a slow month for real estate, due to high pent up buyer demand, and historically low inventory, it was another strong month for sellers in Skagit County. Looking forward to 2020, we are still in a situation […]