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Why Buy Now

Written by Laura Wise

Why Buy Now?   It is a buyers’ market!  Are you ready to buy your first home?

Are you looking for a larger home?   Or are you ready to down size?  It is a huge decision that can be stressful and full of uncertainty. But if you’re ready, now is the time to move, before circumstances change and the market takes a turn that is less favorable to buyers.

Why is NOW a good time to buy a home? Here are two reasons you should consider:
Interest rates are still at all time lows.  However, experts predict they won’t stay this way. If you can get in now before they begin to climb, you can keep your monthly payments low. For those who are new to home ownership, your mortgage payments may be less than rent.  And for those who are considering moving to something bigger or smaller, I think you’ll be surprised at what your current equity will buy you.

There is a surplus of homes on the market. There are still some foreclosures in the area, and the sellers who need to sell have priced their homes competitively — although, just like with the interest rates, prices could start to rise at any time. I have already seen the prices on the rise in many neighborhoods.

Buying a new home is an exciting time, Now is a great time to get a great deal.

What Our Customers Are Saying

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I can’t say enough wonderful things about Alecia Jones! She was absolutely fabulous to work with. Moving is such a stressful event but Alecia made it so easy! She is extremely knowledgeable, such a hard worker and...

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Brad goes out of his way to find a home that fits your needs. He helps you to see the pros and cons of a home so you can make an informed decision with confidence.


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This is the second time we have worked with stratum real estate and we are happy with buying homes with them. Scott bird was very helpful, always there when I texted or called. He answered all of our questions and if he didn't know the answer he f...

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Thank you Joel!

Our experience working with Joel Hilkert was one that required a lot of patience on his end, us being fairly new to the house purchasing process and our parents being on the other side of the country meant we needed a little bit of extra help. He ...

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