The Spring Real Estate Market

Spring is here and you know what that means for the real estate market? Sales are starting to boom! Because we are transitioning into a season full of growth and rebirth, it is important to pay attention to you homes curb appeal. Spring is the perfect time to refresh your flower beds, clean out your gutters, and make your home presentable for future buyers. More things potential sellers can do include getting rid of old furniture or clothing and making simple pre-inspection listing repairs.

Spokane has seen a 2.5% increase in the average selling price of homes coming out to a $3220 increase.

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“The real estate data in markets on both coasts are telling markedly different stories. Relatively strong job markets in the West are helping spur robust demand, which is being met with limited supply, causing rapid home value appreciation and giving sellers an edge. In the East, housing markets are appreciating a bit more slowly, and homes are staying on the market longer, which helps give buyers the upper hand,” said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Stan Humphries.

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