April showers have brought May flowers, and now the prime selling season has arrived. Conventional wisdom says that the best time to buy or sell a home begins in spring and extends through summer. With that in mind, now is the perfect time to consult with an experienced real estate agent to gage your seasonal housing options.
As for a market update, recent reports cite an encouraging surge in housing supply—fresh off optimistic builder sentiment in 2017’s first quarter. That said, a competitive field makes it one of the best seller’s markets in years. Those interested in selling and moving on to their home can do so with confidence, as they’ll be earning top dollar. Homebuyers take heart: low mortgage rates mean buying a home is financially feasible for the long-term—and a great investment to boot.
No matter what your homeownership goals are for spring, May offers the optimal window to ready your plans, notch up your curb appeal, and make your move for 2017. Chat with your neighborhood real estate agent today and spend this summer in style.