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Don't Miss Out on the Rising Home Prices: Insights from Anaheim Hills Realtor Jacob Williamson!

Updated: Apr 18, 2023


As the housing market changes, you may wonder where it’ll go from here. One factor you’re probably thinking about is home prices, which have come down a bit since they peaked last June. And you’ve likely heard something in the news or on social media about a price crash on the horizon. As a result, you may be holding off on buying a home until prices drop significantly. But that’s not the best strategy.


A recent survey from Zonda shows 53% of millennials are still renting because they’re waiting for home prices to come down. But here’s the thing: the most recent data shows that home prices appear to have bottomed out and are now on the rise again. Selma Hepp, Chief Economist at CoreLogic, reports:

“U.S. home prices rose by 0.8% in February . . . indicating that prices in most markets have already bottomed out.”

And the latest data from Black Knight shows the same shift. The graph below compares home price trends in November to those in February:

So, should you wait to buy a home until prices come down? If you factor in what the experts are saying, you probably shouldn’t. The data shows prices are increasing in much of the country, not decreasing. And the latest data from the Home Price Expectation Survey indicates that experts project home prices will rise steadily and return to more normal levels of appreciation after 2023. The best way to understand what home values are doing in your area is to work with a local real estate professional who can give you the latest insights and expert advice.


Bottom Line

You may want to reconsider if you’re waiting to buy a home until prices come down. Connect with Jacob Williamson, a Realtor in Orange County, CA, to ensure you understand what’s happening in Anaheim Hills. 714-408-5379


Jacob Williamson Realty

Century 21 Affiliated | Realtor

714-408-5379

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