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  • Writer's pictureKaci Gebora

Realtors separate fact from fiction.

If you follow the news, you've probably seen housing market headlines that aren't accurate. Separating reality from fiction can be difficult when the real estate market shifts. A trusted real estate agent can help. They can refute headlines so you can grasp today's market and its implications.

Here are three housing market misconceptions, accompanied by expert analyses.

Myth 1: Home Prices Are Going To Fall

The idea that property prices are about to crash is a bit of misinformation that many prospective purchasers may have seen or heard. This is because headlines frequently employ terminology that is interchangeable but comparable to explain what is occurring with pricing. Among these are the following, which you could be noticing right now:

  • Appreciation, or a rise in the value of a house.

  • Depreciation is often known as a decrease in housing prices.

  • And deceleration, which is a slower rate of rising property prices.

The truth of the matter is that industry experts are not pushing for a reduction in prices. Instead, they anticipate that the appreciation will continue, albeit slower than before. This indicates that property prices will not decrease but will continue their upward trend.

Myth 2: The Housing Market Is in a Correction

Another widely held false belief is that a housing market downturn is occurring. One more time, this is not the case.

The value of homes continues to rise, and market analysts anticipate that trend to persist, albeit at a more gradual rate. Because home prices haven't decreased, we may conclude that the housing market is not now experiencing a correction. This one is slightly less extreme compared to the previous two years, which set new records in virtually every category.

Myth 3: The Housing Market Is Going To Crash

There is a growing concern, brought on by recent news reports, that the housing market is a bubble about to explode. But the experts agree that the current climate is nothing like 2008. One of the reasons for this is that there is a significant shift in the criteria for granting loans in the modern era.

When the previous boom in the property market occurred, obtaining a mortgage was a lot simpler than it is now. Since then, lending requirements have been substantially more stringent, and buyers who obtained a mortgage during the previous decade are much better qualified than they were in the years preceding the catastrophe.

Connect with us regardless of what you've heard about the property market's state. This way, you will have a competent authority on your side who is familiar with the ins and outs of the market and is up to date on everything from recent developments to the historical backdrop of the market, as well as a great deal of other information.

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