The Real Estate Insider


November 2021

If history holds to form, cooler fall weather will be giving rise to a less competitive housing market. And that could mean a fresh opportunity for would-be buyers who were left frustrated or fatigued by bidding wars and those now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t listings.

An analysis by finds that buyers in the fall typically encounter 18 percent less competition than at peak homebuying season in the summer. And with less competitive pressure comes the likelihood that homes stay on the market longer, allowing you more time to weigh your offer, compelling homeowners to invest more into sprucing up their properties, and improving the possibility of spending less than you might have paid in June or July.


October 2021

If you’re a renter, what could be better than locking in a stable – and probably lower – monthly housing bill? In fact, the National Association of Realtors reports that the median monthly mortgage payment at $1,204, or 23.5 percent less than the median monthly rent.