These Are the Most Popular Real Estate Blogs of 2022
With terms like “housing crash” and “bubble burst” starting to creep up in everyday conversations, one thing is clear: Americans are very confused about real estate.
In the same way you turn to industry experts to search for insights and answers, your clients are looking to you to clear the air about what’s really happening in the housing market.
So, instead of spending time sifting through tons of different sources, we’ve made it simple by compiling the most popular articles agents shared with their clients so far this year.
Drumroll please: here are the top real estate blogs of 2022 so far.
More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before
This year saw inflation rise to levels not seen in over 40 years, and everyone felt the impact on their budget as the price of gas, groceries, and other goods and services soared. Those rising prices are just one of the many reasons why real estate was voted the best investment again for the 9th year in a row.
Time and time again, homeownership has proven to be a strong hedge against inflation and a great investment for so many. Share this blog to help your clients better understand the financial benefits of buying a home.
Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop
One of the biggest reasons for the housing market crash in 2008 was a wave of foreclosures flooding the market. But since then, lending standards have become much tighter, and borrowers are far more qualified today than they were leading up to the crash.
If you have clients that are concerned we’re making the same mistakes that led to the 2008 housing crash, share this blog to help alleviate their fears. Concrete data and expert insights clearly show today is nothing like the last time.
3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008
And if you want to provide your buyers and sellers with clear and simple visuals to help show today isn’t like 2008, consider sharing this blog. Using three graphs – the supply of homes for sale, lending standards, and foreclosure starts – it shows simply and effectively why a crash isn’t likely.
That can help provide your clients with the confidence they need to make the move they’ve been thinking about.
Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time
Rising mortgage rates defined the 2022 housing market, and it’s no surprise why. This year saw the largest increase in mortgage rates in over 20 years, sidelining many potential homebuyers.
Today, interest rates have shown signs of moderating, and as inflation concerns ease, experts anticipate that moderation should continue. This blog can help homebuyers understand that relationship and explain why, as we continue to see more positive news on inflation, mortgage rates will come down.
Is the Housing Market Correcting?
Context is critical for understanding the housing market, and that’s especially true today. But recent headlines may leave your buyers and sellers with more questions than answers.
This blog can help provide the perspective they need. It explains why 2021 was record-breaking in nearly every way, and why, instead, consumers should look to more normal years for the best context and comparison for today’s housing market.
In times of uncertainty, people look to leaders for answers. As a real estate agent, you’re a prominent voice and leader in your area, and your community is looking to you to answer some hard questions right now.
This is a time to stay educated, so you can help your clients make confident decisions when buying and selling a home.
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