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Jan. 27, 2023

2023 - Experience Matters, ONLY When it's Most Needed

2023 - Experience Matters, ONLY When it's Most Needed

Iron County real estate has started 2023 in much the same shape as at the end of last year with a more challenging market than the one we have been used to for the past few years.

Crucially, however, the market has corrected rather than collapsed and there's no ...

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Sept. 1, 2022

What's Happening in Our Real Estate Market as We Head into Fall?

What's Happening in Our Real Estate Market as We Head into Fall?What's Happening in Our Real Estate Market as We Head into Fall?

What's Happening in Our Real Estate Market as We Head into Fall?

Numbers don't lie. As the above graphs show, inventory of available homes for sale is building in Iron County and prices are correcting.

While many would-be sellers are "holding out", the reality is that the tidal wave of home sales crested earlier this year and that tide is now ...

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Aug. 9, 2022

Current Trends in the Southern Utah Real Estate Market

  Current Trends in the Southern Utah Real Estate Market

The above graph, courtesy of Southern Utah Title Company, shows the home sales performance of the Southern Utah real estate market so far in 2022, compared with the whole of 2021.

As can easily be seen, the number of homes sold a month has lagged behind the 2021 totals for ...

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July 18, 2022

Today’s Real Estate Market: “Price War & A Beauty Contest” - Mike Ferry

Today’s Real Estate Market: “Price War & A Beauty Contest” - Mike Ferry

We are now beginning to see some of the nationally publicized negative effects of the current real estate market in our area.

As our above graphic shows, absorption rate for June shows a dramatic increase, compared with June 2021, in terms of the amount of home supply in the market ...

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June 29, 2022

Succeeding in a Changing Real Estate Market - Price and Condition are Key!

Succeeding in a Changing Real Estate Market - Price and Condition are Key!

Succeeding in a Changing Real Estate Market - Price and Condition are Key!

Succeeding in a Changing Real Estate Market - Price and Condition are Key!

The current pressures on the real estate market are all over the news.

Rising inflation and mortgage rates are rapidly changing what buyers can actually afford and today's home seller has to face some new realities.

The astonishing price growth that sellers were enjoying not so long ago has ...

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June 15, 2022

Picking a Winning Strategy in a Real Estate Market That's Full of Contradictions

Picking a Winning Strategy in a Real Estate Market That's Full of Contradictions

Following real estate news developments nationally can be a disconcerting experience for many right now.

Just this week, we've seen mortgage rates break the 6% barrier for a 30-year home loan, and continuing to rise from there! Home buyers are also having to cope with price inflation and, very ...

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May 17, 2022

Where Is The Market Headed?

Where Is The Market Headed?

 

You are probably already aware that mortgage rates have been ascending for most of this year and are now above 5%, on average, for a 30-year loan.

This is a situation we have been tracking in our email communications with you for some time and now we are seeing ...

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Feb. 16, 2022

What A Start To 2022 For Our Iron County Real Estate Market

The above infographic demonstrates just how well our local real estate market has started 2022.

Comparing January with the same month last year, we can see some key highlights:

Median Sales Price Up By Over 36%
This is a key statistic, showing the tremendous increase in returns being enjoyed by ...

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Oct. 18, 2021

It's Taking Even Less Time On Average To Sell Your Home!

It's Taking Even Less Time On Average To Sell Your Home!

We've been studying a range of recent Iron County real estate statistics, and one that really stands out is that it's taking even less time, on average, to sell your home in Iron County!

The average number of days a home is on the market had fallen by ...

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May 27, 2021

Why Is A Great Listing Agent So Important In This Fantastic Seller's Market?

Why Is A Great Listing Agent So Important In This Fantastic Seller's Market?

Iron County is enjoying unprecedented real estate market conditions right now.

Demand for great properties is sky high and there's huge competition among buyers, eager to secure a home in this ever faster growing area. It's becoming increasingly common for properties to be under contract very, very soon ...

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