Pierce County Stats
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Overall for both Pierce and Thurston County as you can see in the charts, we started to see the tide level off and in some factors recede starting in July with a rise in inventory (note this is also seasonal time for inventory to peak in mid late summer months), but what is maintaining rather then climb is price per sq ft and homes are sitting on the market longer. We also saw annual appreciation slow down from roughly $110k in July to $roughly 80k (still incredible annual appreciation)
Remember interest rates are still all-time lows and appreciation is still high so don’t wait to continue for lower values rather look at the loss of equity you could gain over a year. If this was last year you would have $80,ooo equity and a lower interest rate which means lower payments. plus a lower priced home then today(or next year)
- Be Patience
- Be Persistence
- See Potential in homes you would not often look at. Remember no house ever is a home until you make it one.
- Compromise where you can.
- Save money to use for earnest money, money on low appraisal, etc. for stronger offers.
- Do not get discouraged.
You are still in the drivers seat, Demand is still very high, Even though days on market, prices, appreciation trajectory from the last 3 years have slowed since July till now. You will still likely make out this Spring. You still want to have an experienced agent that can make sure you are not forfeiting 10’s of thousands of dollars just by listing your home on the MLS.
Before any 1 of the 10,000+ realtors can slap a listing together but for a smooth systematic, professional and profitable close without resistance you need your agent to be able to
- Have Experience and expertise in changing markets.
- Price properly by understand the data, new and sold listings on how to approach pricing.
- Conduct robust marketing
- Know and prove their numbers and client satisfaction.
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