Diane Bercik's Blog Posts

April 2022 Market Update

How's the Market?Well, it may finally be happening. The market looks like it might begin to cool. The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rose to more than 5% in April, the highest in a decade. This

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March 2022 Market Update

How's the Market?Nationally, home sales dropped to a 6-month low, falling 7.2% as buyers struggled to find a home amid rising prices and historic low inventory. Pending sales are also down,

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February 2022 Market Update

How's the Market?The national real estate market remains hot ahead of the spring selling season, with existing home sales up 6.7% as of last measure. Experts attribute the growth in sales to an

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January 2022 Market Update

How's the Market?The 2022 real estate market begins where 2021 left off, in which existing home sales reached their highest level since 2006, with the National Association of REALTORS®

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2021 Year In Review

How's the Market?The 2021 housing market was one for the history books. After three consecutive months of increases recently, existing home sales are on pace to hit their highest level in 15 years,

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November 2021 Market Update

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October 2021 Market Update

How's the Market?The U.S. housing market remains robust, with strong activity reported across both rental and residential housing fronts. Single-family rent prices are increasing rapidly, as demand

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September 2021 Market Update

How's the Market?Nationwide, existing home sales were down slightly in August, falling 2% after two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The

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August 2021 Market Update

How's the Market?The booming U.S. housing market has spilled over to the rental market, which has seen demand for apartment and single-family rentals skyrocket this year, as high sales prices and an

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July 2021 Market Update

July 2021 Market UpdateHow's the Market?The White House recently announced additional measures to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure as they exit forbearance, including loan modifications

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