This month marks the first full month of our annual, spring buying season.
Prices are still going up but at a much slower rate.
Home supply is still below average, and demand for homes is well below this same time last year.
Although rates had been forecasted to rise throughout 2019, current rate forecasts have become less certain.
For 2019 we start the new year with one of the lowest available resale inventories in a long time
Just like last month, there has been a definite improvement in available supply.
Phoenix home prices have flattened and appreciation appears to be slowing.
The residential real estate market has continued to slow gradually, due mostly to rising interest rates and prices.
This week, Freddie Mac reports that interest rates for 30-year home loans rose to 4.9%. That is up .19% from just last week.
While still a seller’s market, available resale inventory in the greater Phoenix area continues to increase, and price appreciation has either paused or moderated.