December 2021

Just the Facts For the past several months we have been writing about what the local Hampton Roads real estate market did in 2021 and we made a few predictions about where we think the market might be heading. This month we are sticking to the facts and next...

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No Black Friday Sales for Houses

For the last two months, we have been watching the local market closely to see if there are signs of a ge in the strong seller’s market that has dominated in 2021. And this month, just like last month, we aren’t close to being ready to declare the seller’s...

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A tiny wobble . . .

Last month we asked this question: Is local demand cooling off? This month we have some statistics suggesting that the local housing market is slowing down a hair, but if you are driving down the highway at 100 miles per hour, is going 97 miles per hour really slowing...

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September 2021

Steady, Steady . . . Last month we asked the question: Is the local real estate market changing? Based on the latest year over year (August 2020 compared to August 2021) statistics, our answer is still no, the market isn’t changing. For last month’s entire...

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Is The Market Changing?

Is the real estate market across Hampton Roads really changing or are the numbers misleading? Let’s start with the latest year over year (July 2020 compared to July 2021) statistics found here: An argument could be made that the market is “slowing down” but we aren’t...

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Getting Paid $35,871 to Wait?

This weekend I (Lee) was visiting friends who are also past clients. They bought a new home in 2019 but made the joke that even though they had been too busy to get their old home ready for sale, it will be to their benefit because prices have increased so much over...

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Increases All Around

The Hampton Roads market hit a median list price of $300,000 over the last week in April. Keep in mind that it was only one week, and it was the list price, not the final sales price. April’s median sale price was $285,000, which is an almost 12% increase from April...

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Increases All Around

The Hampton Roads market hit a median list price of $300,000 over the last week in April. Keep in mind that it was only one week, and it was the list price, not the final sales price. April’s median sale price was $285,000, which is an almost 12% increase from April...

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April is Hopping

March was roaring and April is hopping! April is normally one of the busiest months in the real estate world and, based on a local study we did a few years ago, it is the month when the largest number of new homes are listed. This chart shows just how...

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