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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

While I don't have a functioning crystal ball, it all boils down to supply & demand!

Sadly, higher prices will push more & more first-time buyers out of the market.

Jan 21, 2022 04:59 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Inventory will increase as we move towards spring but not enough to meet demand. Buyers will continue to be active throughout 2022 as rates will rise but remain artificially low

Jan 21, 2022 03:52 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

New inventory comes on the market all the time, it just doesn't stay around for very long. Buyers will have to be quick and prepared for a competitive environment. 

Jan 21, 2022 05:13 AM
Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans
Cranbrook Loans - Farmington Hills, MI
Construction Loans in MI, OH, PA, VA, GA and FL.

I specialize in construction lending and I don't ever remember being so busy in January.

Jan 21, 2022 04:15 AM
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Our inventory is just above 1,100 properties, it is ridiculous, but it is what we have to deal with. 

I did get a rate sheet that quoted the 30 year conforming at 3.750%. If rates keep going up, which rates do, then that will help to balance things. At this point right now I do not see rates going down, but I am not in that line of the industry, so I have no insight to the direction of things to come.

Jan 21, 2022 12:36 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

One day at a time.  Only time will tell us what the market will do.

Jan 21, 2022 09:40 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

It's winter time, people usually take their homes off now.  We did.  Wait until Spring when the buyers usually come out.

Jan 21, 2022 08:22 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

This Real Estate cycle is closest to the concepts of willing buyer, willing seller than we have seen for decades. As such, what is to interfere with it at this time? I predict steady as she goes with prosperity for all. I am reminded that a third of America is in retirement and this causes migration & wealth shifting. Bring it on!

Jan 21, 2022 06:22 AM
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Inventory will creep up, buyers will still buy and some will be squeezed out with rate increases, and the wheels will keep turning.  :)

Jan 21, 2022 05:54 AM
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

My crystal ball has been malfunctioning for years, and I predict it will continue to malfunction.

Jan 21, 2022 05:48 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

This is the same thing that happens every year. Low inventory in Jan & maybe into Feb. 

Jan 21, 2022 05:43 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Home prices will continue to increase... it's all about supply and demand.

Jan 21, 2022 04:49 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

More apartments will be built as fewer families will be able to afford a home purchase.

Jan 21, 2022 04:43 AM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Prices will go up and/or people may have to wait to buy 

Jan 21, 2022 09:52 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

Eventually prices will reach a breaking point in which many homeowners will take the money and run.  This will increase inventory, lower prices and lead to a glut of homes on the market.

Jan 20, 2022 11:12 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Time will tell. We've seen slightly more inventory since the holidays but it went off the market quickly, as many homes do. I suspect prices will continue to rise, more modestly, and some buyers will be priced out of the market.

Jan 21, 2022 09:59 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is getting scary - we have 1,670 this morning in 8 counties in Denver for 3 million people.

Jan 21, 2022 06:53 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Homeowners will continue to oppose any increase in density in their back yard.
Homeowners will continue to move undeveloped land into the 'sanctuary' status.
As a result, new residential construction must take place 90 minutes away.
Existing homeowners are the cause of our younger population falling into the rent trap. 
There is LOTS of construction in progress, but it is 90% for apartments.
We current homeowners, in this regard, are NOT paying it forward making a way for new owners.
None of us will voted and passively allow increased density in our back yard so I propose another government overreach and removing 'single family home community' from property use description. The exception will be those communities who have designed/prepared/planned a 50% in density in their community.
That is REAL action that will affect the real estate market place and create the mechanism to build more residential housing that does not cost more the 10x the average house value.

Jan 21, 2022 05:19 AM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Sellers are still hesitant to put their houses on the market because they can't find the house they want to buy and they don't want to be homeless in the event their house sells right away and they are unable to find the house of their dreams.  Millennials are so tired of living with parents and they will be serious buyers to contend with. I see appreciation rates coming back to more normal levels (compared to 2020 and 2021) and interest rates will continue to rise but not enough to stop the buying process. IMHO

Jan 21, 2022 11:38 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

My 2022 crystal ball is stuck off the coast of CA.  Will let you know when it arrives!

Jan 21, 2022 10:11 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

It means the ones that ARE on the market will get sold.

Jan 21, 2022 09:53 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

Hard to say. I would think it would be a crazier year but some buyers seem to want to wait.

Jan 21, 2022 01:57 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Best to spend your time looking for listings rather than working with buyers.

Jan 21, 2022 01:16 PM
John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

Home values will continue to climb, bidding wars will continue to occur, and the winners will be aggressive from the start and act quickly.  Those who hesitate or still want to play the "let's go in low" game are going to stay on the sidelines.

Jan 21, 2022 11:44 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

More sales closed in 2021 than in 2020. That could not have happened unless inventory had increased. Yet...buyer activity also increased. Homes sold more quickly which is why it appears that fewer homes hit the market.

At any given time, there have not been enough homes on the market to satisfy the demands of buyers.

Jan 21, 2022 02:25 PM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

It's called "construction". Land sales and building if you can't find what you want for selection or when the supply of house listings shows the cupboard is bare. As the local expert in whatever real estate market an agent or broker serves, you know who to line up for the building process and list lots of land for the perfect spot for brand new home William Piotrowski .

Jan 26, 2022 04:40 AM
Gwen Fowler-864-710-4518 SC * Mountain* Lake*Home
Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc - Walhalla, SC
Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.

Inventory is low but the peak real estate season is on the way.  

Jan 24, 2022 06:06 AM