The most commonly asked question of a Realtor is, “How’s the market?”. Our ‘scripted’ response is usually something along the lines of “unbelievable” or “you wouldn’t believe it if I told you” or “it’s a market of opportunities”. In general, I try to be a bit more creative and support my positively enthusiastic response with some actual data. I love being asked this question because we all love talking about what we love and what we do. Problem is, it doesn’t seem socially appropriate to endlessly converse about the market at, for example, every Christmas party that I attend.
So, forget everything you’ve heard at those parties; here’s the real answer to the question, “How was the real estate market in 2009?” Armed with this information, you will impress even your most well-read friends!
LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (Jan. 4, 2010) – For anyone who has been waiting for the market to hit rock bottom to get into their dream home in the Lake Tahoe or Reno areas, time is definitely running out. (more…)