Highlights:According to a new survey from Open Listings, 62% of Americans ages 25-54 believe that buying a home is more stressful than planning a wedding.Many young couples are saving for a wedding
Good News If You Have Outgrown Your Starter Home
For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. Team Nest Builder knows there’s a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment.
It may seem hard to imagine that the first home you purchased (which made your dreams come true) might not be the home that'll allow you to achieve the rest of your dreams. The good news is that it’s ok to admit that your home no longer fits your needs!
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices in the starter home market have appreciated faster than any other category over the last year, at 9.4%. At the same time, inventory in this category has dropped 14.2%.
These two stats are directly related to one another. As inventory has decreased and demand has increased, prices have been driven up.
This is great news if you own a starter home and are looking to move up to a larger home as the equity in your home has risen as prices have gone up. Even better is the fact that there is a large pool of buyers out there searching for your starter home to help them achieve their American Dream!
If you’ve outgrown your starter home, we’re offering wonderful new options! Check out a Sparta 4BR on 6+ acres; a Sparta Mountain 4BR center hall colonial, a Sparta Sunset Lakes 4BR with pool; and a Morristown luxury 4BR. Or contact Team Nest Builder’s Lynn Garafola who can explain the market conditions in your area, help you sell your starter home and find your next home!
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