Florida’s real estate market is facing an upturn in the market for both buyers and sellers despite the current trade wars and signs of a recession! Why is this?

Americans are Brimming with Confidence in the Real Estate Market Despite Trade Wars and Recession Signs

There is no doubt you’ve seen pieces about the trade wars and signs of recession all over the local and national news. You would think with the state of the economy that the real estate market is in a real downturn. Much to my surprise and probably yours, the opposite is actually true.

Housingwire.com, a nationally acclaimed real estate newsletter is reporting a great outlook for the real estate market and industry in general. This information is based on the Conference Board’s index outlook that was just released on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The gauge of present conditions jumped to 177.2 in August. This is astounding as this is the highest reading in almost 19 years!

If you are a little confused, you aren’t alone. Economists are scratching their heads and wondering exactly what consumers are seeing. Why are potential buyers and sellers seeing now as a great time to engage with the real estate market? Considering the trade wars with China and Europe and entering a recession, where are we finding this upbeat of confidence?

I have a theory as to why we are seeing an increase in home sales, despite the economy. A reduction in interest rates could be a large part of the reason consumers are seizing the opportunity to purchase their next home.

Now is a great time to buy or sell your home. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, I am here to help you. Whether you are looking to purchase a home at the best possible price or sell your home at the highest price point, I can help you navigate the process with ease. This is Gitta with Gitta Sells and Associates! Until next time, happy home buying and selling!

 

 

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