Home Buyers Think Price Will Go Down

Last week we mentioned that prices are starting to come down, well now a new survey from Fannie Mae show exactly how low Buyer Sentiment is right now.

Here are some key takeaways:

  • Last week we mentioned that we are finally seeing signs of prices going down.
  • That trend should continue because:
    • Pendings SFH -33% & Condos -43%
    • Inventory up to 2.1 months condos ...+91% YOY
    • Home up to 2.3 months ...+53% YOY
    • The Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTCQB) Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased 1.2 points in September to 60.8
    • 7th consecutive month decline
    • Only 19% of Buyers think it's good time to buy
    • 59% think it's good time to sell
    • Both are lowest numbers in a long while
    • First time since 2011 and beginning of pandemic that more consumers will think prices will go down than consumers who don't
    • So perception is not too pretty.
This is definitely something I am keeping a very close eye on. 

Watch this video as Abe Safa & Greg Harrelson discuss how this is impacting our real estate market and what you can expect. 


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