Valerie's Belfair WA Real Estate Blog: April 2009

Are the "points" changing for the buyers?

Looking at what has been happening the last few weeks and working with buyers who are looking for something pretty particular, I have now found that the market is changing. 

If you are a buyer who does not want to deal with a shortsale because of the length of time of approval and the hassles, or a bank opened property (which are usually not in the best condition)- your choices are becoming limited if you are in the 250-300 range in the Belfair and Allyn market area. They are actually even limited somewhat in the lower range as they generally need repairs or something that costs extra...  Below or above - fair game but right in that market - the choices are not what you would think.

You know how when interest rates start changing (either up or down), how before they start creeping back up or down the POINTS change first going up or down depending on which way the interest rate is going?? 

Well it seems as though that is what is happening in our current real estate market for the Belfair and Allyn area with prices and offers.

In other words... the "Good" deals are getting to be more slim pickings but some here and there (if that).... and now the "points"  for the buyers have gone up in either dealing with a "normal" seller who won't budge off his price OR you need to move to a higher price range.... 

The first time home buyer tax credit is out there for you. USE IT! Don't leave that $8000 on the table unused! There are some great loans out there. USE THEM!  and there are some good homes on the market...BUY THEM!

If you are a buyer, it is time, time to get a move on before the "points" change again....

 

  

If you would like more information on Belfair, Allyn and LakeLand Village homes for sale or  Hood Canal and Puget Sound Waterfront Homes for Sale, drop me a line, give me a call, or stop on by.  You can also check out the many choices and prices on my website!

~~Valerie~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Whether you are buying or selling a home, don't put your goals off without talking to a local real estate expert with knowledge of homes for sale on Hood Canal, Southern Puget Sound as well as LakeLand Village, Allyn, Belfair and the surrounding area.

 I Build relationships for life. YOUR SUCCESS IS MY SUCCESS!

Windermere Peninsula Properties

My email: vlsallyn@windermere.com

My website: www.valspaulding.with wre.com

My blog : www.BelfairWARealEstate.com

My Direct line: 360.710.5622

 

 

 

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