We are living in unprecedented times and there is no way to gauge what the future holds, at least in real estate market terms. As we quickly surpass the spring market, there are few indications that things will change anytime soon. Sure, fuel prices are climbing and interest rates are predicted to soon follow, but who knows if the inevitable crash will happen around the nation or just in the north, which would save our neck of the woods? As a Summerville Real Estate agent, I wish that I had a crystal ball, but if I did I wouldn’t be here writing a blog! All I can do is advise you with what my experience tells me – always take the high road; if you are ready to move, move and have no regrets.
From My Experience
Life is a funny thing: it is undoubtedly short and there is no time for second-guessing, even when it comes to financial decisions. Many people ask me if this is the time or not. I can’t tell you what the market will do soon; I can only tell you what it is doing now. Yes, if you want to get top dollar for your home, now is the time. If you want to buy at the height of the market, now is the time. I can’t advise you whether waiting will help; it all depends on what your goals and objectives are.
The North vs. the South
I know that for many years, as long as we can all remember, there has been a debate about the North versus the South. When it comes to what is going on in real estate right now, the South is highly coveted, especially the Charleston and Summerville areas. People who no longer want to live in big cities or suffer through one more cold weather season are flocking to South Carolina for a reason. We have the lowest gas prices and tax prices, and let’s face it, the best weather ever. So if you are considering selling your home, now is the time!
The Bottom Line
If you are ready to move, whether it’s across town or across the nation, there is no better time than right now. I can’t guarantee that you will put your house on the market and it will sell instantly, or that it will sell for what you think it is worth. What I can guarantee is that I have never seen real estate conditions like they are right now.
And as any smart business owner or homeowner who wants to sell at the high price knows, sellers’ markets can come and go, but you need to go while the going is good – and right now, today, the going is good. So don’t wait on the sidelines.
If you know that moving is your plan in the next several years, then it should be in your plan as we head into the summer of 2022. This is the real estate market of a lifetime, and you don’t want to look back in a couple of years and say, “I wish I had…”
If you are ready to pull the trigger and move on to bigger and better things, there is literally no time like the present. At Sea Turtle Properties, we have the industry know-how, the local networks, and the community expertise to ensure that every client we work with has their needs met. Contact us today to discuss your home selling prospects.