One of the most frequently asked questions that we hear from buyers we meet is whether or not right now is the best time to buy a home in the Austin area. Although most agents may tell you that yes, this is a good time to buy, the truth is that each buyer needs to answer that question for themselves. That’s because regardless of market conditions, what matters most is if you’re financially ready to buy and if you have a strong real estate strategist to consult with you.
Buy a Home Anytime with Expert Guidance
Real estate market conditions change regularly. Even in a strong and stable market, a real estate agent can’t necessarily predict the future. A real estate consultant can, however, access detailed homes sales information for the area in which you want to buy and explain how the market has performed in the recent past. Combined with economic forecasts, the information your real estate agent presents you can give you a good barometer of how your home investment will perform over the length of your mortgage. A strong real estate strategist will also be able to negotiate on your behalf, therefore giving you an added advantage in any market.
Buy a Home When You Have Leverage
A real estate specialist who has experience representing buyers and sellers in the area in which you want to live will know how to structure your offer to get you the most leverage. In a strong housing market where homes are selling fast and often with multiple offers received, it’s especially important to have strong representation to position you to win. In a down market, having an agent means having an experienced professional to help you negotiate a great deal while reducing your financial risk.
Find Out if You’re Ready to Buy
To evaluate if you’re ready to buy, reach out to David Brodsky Properties today to schedule a complimentary, no-obligation consultation with one of our real estate strategists. We’ll be happy to meet with you and discuss the current market conditions, find out about your real estate goals and help you develop your personal real estate strategy. With clearly defined goals and a coherent strategy in place, you’ll be able to answer with certainty whether or not you’re ready to buy a new Austin home.