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Category: Real Estate Market

    What You Really Need To Know About Home Prices

    By CGR Marketing | April 22, 2024

    According to recent data from Fannie Mae, almost 1 in 4 people still think home prices are going to come down. If you’re one of the people worried about that, here’s what you need to know. A lot of that fear is probably coming from what you’re hearing in the media or reading online. But here’s the thing... Read More

    Spring 2024 Real Estate Market Report

    By CGR Marketing | March 28, 2024

    As the Lowcountry of South Carolina awakens to the warmth of spring in 2024, the real estate market in Hilton Head and Bluffton is bustling with activity. We’re diving into the data to give you insights and shed light on the current state of affairs in the local real estate scene. Springtime typically heralds an... Read More

    What Will Shape Real Estate in 2024

    By Chip Collins | January 29, 2024

    2024 Real Estate Market Steering Factors by Chip Collins In 2023, the market year was highlighted by three I’s: Inventory, Interest Rates, and Insurance, all of which shaped client discussions, decisions, and directives. We took a deeper dive into these topics to see how they will shape and steer real estate in the Lowcountry this coming year.... Read More

    2023 Real Estate Wrap-Up

    By Chip Collins | January 29, 2024

    Market Stats, Perspectives, and Insights from 2023 2023… The market year highlighted by three I’s: Inventory, Interest Rates, and Insurance, all of which shaped client discussions, decisions, and directives over the course of the year.  Despite these challenging elements, the Lowcountry experienced a strong overall market, yielding year-over-year increases in both Median and Average Sales Prices.... Read More

    Why Now Is Still a Great Time To Sell Your House

    By CGR Marketing | December 27, 2023

    If you were worried buyer demand disappeared when mortgage rates went up, the data shows there are plenty of interested buyers still out there. The housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when buyer demand was through the roof, mortgage rates were historically low, and home values rose like we’ve never seen before. But that doesn’t mean the... Read More

    How To Turn Homeownership into a Side Hustle

    By CGR Marketing | December 6, 2023

    Does the rising cost of just about everything these days make your dream of owning your own home feel less within reach? According to Bankrate, many people are seeking additional income through side hustles, possibly to cope with those increasing expenses and save for a home. This trend is particularly popular with younger individuals who may be dealing... Read More

    People Are Still Moving, Even with Today’s Affordability Challenges

    By CGR Marketing | November 16, 2023

    If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you might have heard that it’s tough right now because mortgage rates are higher than they’ve been over the past few years, and home prices are rising. That much is true. Take a look at the graph below. It breaks down how the current affordability situation stacks up to recent years. The National Association of... Read More

    Fall Market Analysis

    By CGR Marketing | November 14, 2023

    As we share the market stats through October, we are mindful of a descriptor we use to explain how different market segments behave and perform differently when the market is in flux… and that term is “pixelization.”   What we are seeing locally (and around the country) is that some market segments are hotter than... Read More

    Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Home Prices

    By CGR Marketing | November 2, 2023

    According to the latest data from Fannie Mae, 23% of Americans still think home prices will go down over the next twelve months. But why do roughly 1 in 4 people feel that way? It has a lot to do with all the negative talk about home prices over the past year. Since late 2022, the media has... Read More

    Why Is Housing Inventory So Low?

    By CGR Marketing | September 15, 2023

    One question that’s top of mind if you’re thinking about making a move today is: Why is it so hard to find a house to buy? And while it may be tempting to wait it out until you have more options, that’s probably not the best strategy. Here’s why. There aren’t enough homes available for sale, but that shortage isn’t just a... Read More