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How’s the Market? Is inventory rising? Are prices decreasing?

Welcome back for your July Market Update (Data from June 2022). Market Trends Home sales are slowing. The number of pending contracts is down 21% compared to last year. This is the largest decline since the spring of 2020 (original covid slowdown). Inventory is increasing in some submarkets, but still decreasing in other markets. This… Continue reading How’s the Market? Is inventory rising? Are prices decreasing?

Midway through 2022 – How’s the Market, June 2022

Mid-way through 2022 – How’s the Market? June 2022 An quick overview In the last year in Washington DC, inventory has increased by 7%, the median list price is up 9%, the median sold price is down 6%, and the sold volume is down 9%. In Montgomery County, inventory is down 9%, median list price… Continue reading Midway through 2022 – How’s the Market, June 2022

Might I Mention the Maryland Market? May 2022

Maryland folks, this post is for you. And I hope you appreciated the alliteration in my title. Prices and Inventory The average sales price is up again. It is $484,283, up 11.4% ($434,847 in 2021). The median sales price is also up, $405,000, up 9.5% ($370,000 in 2021). In addition to these higher prices, inventory… Continue reading Might I Mention the Maryland Market? May 2022

How’s the market?

Looking back at April 2022 data and results. Here are some quick snap shots: DemandThe Bright MLS T3 Home Demand Index rose to 126 (Moderate demand) since last month. Demand rose for all types of homes, except lower-priced single-family, with the greatest increase in buyer interest in higher-price single-family homes. Inventory conditions changed little over… Continue reading How’s the market?

Interior Design Trends 2022

Interior Design Trends for 2022 Color of the Year Pantone Color of the Year 2022, Veri PeriBenjamin Moore Color of the Year 2022, October MistSherwin Williams Color of the Year 2002, Evergreen Fog Biophilic Design Nature and a connection to nature is in. Bring more plants into your interior spaces and use natural materials. Natural… Continue reading Interior Design Trends 2022

My Network Just Got a Lot Bigger!

I am enjoying my first month at TTR SIR. We recently reviewed their last year results. In 2021, Sotheby’s International Realty reached a historic USD$204 billion in global sales volume and now have more than 1,000 offices in 79 countries. What does this mean to you? My network just got a lot bigger!! I’m happy… Continue reading My Network Just Got a Lot Bigger!

What Kind of Housing Market Can We Expect in 2022?

What kind of market can we expect in 2022? The Housing Market in 2021 The total value of the residential real estate market grew by a record amount in 2021 – $6.9 trillion – to $43.4 trillion. (Source: Manhertz) This value gain comes from an increase in home values due a decrease in inventory (less… Continue reading What Kind of Housing Market Can We Expect in 2022?

How Working from Home due to Covid-19 has Changed What People Want from their Home

When Covid-19 entered our home world in March 2020, we didn’t have any expectations for the longer-term consequences to… well so many things… but also to interior design. Here are a few ways that we have changed what we are looking for: 1. More Closed Spaces/Less Open Concept Open-concept layouts have been desirable for years.… Continue reading How Working from Home due to Covid-19 has Changed What People Want from their Home

How’s the Market? Oct 2021

Demand | Market Oct 2021? How’s the Market Oct 2021? We started to see a softening at the end of the summer and we were not sure if that was going to be a blip or continue. Demand for homes in the DC Metro area eased in October. The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand… Continue reading How’s the Market? Oct 2021

How’s the Market?

So, How’s the Market? If you have been paying attention to the market, you can feel that it slowed in August. A lot of buyers and agents were on vacations or getting into the back-to-school groove. Typically, this area sees a slow down in August, but we missed that slowed down last year due to… Continue reading How’s the Market?