The New Year is in full swing and after a hectic holiday season many are reflecting on intentions and goals for the year ahead. If buying or selling a home is on your vision board for 2023, it’s important to understand today’s housing market, outline your long term goals, and work with industry experts in your area to make your vision a reality.
With the current state of the market and the high rate of inflation over the past year, it is imperative now more than ever that you know what you want and what you are willing to take on when buying or selling a home. This will include your needs now and in the future. First step is always to write things down; think pros and cons list but this time you’ll be answering specific questions to help you define your goals.
A blog post from Keeping Current Matters from January 2nd of this year highlights the key questions you should be asking yourself if you plan to enter the housing market in 2023. These include:
- What’s Motivating You?
- What Does Your Next Home Look Like?
- How Ready Are You To Buy?
Go ahead; answer these questions. Even with uncertainty in the market, you’ll know for certain what you are looking for. Once you have that piece, local experts from mortgage professionals to realtors are ready to step in and help you reach your goals.