Christopher Watters, Broker

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Watters International Realty - #0567369
RECENT BLOG POSTS
 Dear Friends and Clients,As we draw closer to the end of 2021, it’s time to start looking forward to what the market may be like next year. While the market has been slowing these past few months, experts predict that we could see another year of massive home price appreciation. Home prices have...
11/18/2021
 Dear friends and clients,If you’re looking to buy a home, there is finally some good news. Mortgage rates remain near record lows while inventory has risen. Even home price appreciation has slowed a bit. To top it all off, we’re moving into the fall and winter, which are usually less competitive...
11/04/2021
 Dear friends and clients,Just like the weather, the real estate market is finally starting to cool off slightly. In this fall market, we expect to see less competition among buyers, more listings, and slightly more days on market.Some buyers may see a market forecast like that and think they sho...
10/21/2021
 Dear friends and clients,Fall is here, and as the weather cools, so does our real estate market. We’re very much still in a seller’s market, but the incredible rate of appreciation we’ve been experiencing has started to slow as of late. Home prices are still rising, albeit a bit more slowly. Des...
10/07/2021
 Dear friends and clients,As we turn the page on summer and head into fall, it looks like our real estate market may be starting to cool. Our white-hot market has been driven by low supply and high demand, but more inventory entering the market has changed the picture.The overall inventory of uns...
09/23/2021
 Dear friends and clients,The real estate market may be cooling, but only slightly. Recent statistics show new listings increased by 4% in the four weeks ending July 4 compared to last year, and they increased 3% compared to this time in 2019. This is the first time new listings data has surpasse...
09/08/2021
 Friends and Clients --Mortgage rates have again done the incredible by dropping close to their recent records lows. Rates have fallen partly due to the government's announcement that they’re ending a widely-loathed fee. The Federal Housing Finance Agency is abandoning its 0.5% fee on refinances....
08/19/2021
 Friends and Clients --Home price growth has accelerated in the past year as buyers frantically competed for a limited number of houses on the market. Prices continue to increase and break records as strong demand collides with low supply. Sales of new and existing homes have declined somewhat in...
08/06/2021
 Friends and Clients --I have a quick update to share regarding mortgage interest rates. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or refinance, these numbers affect you.Mortgage interest rates have dipped just below 3% once again. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage now sits at 2.98%. The w...
07/23/2021
 Friends and Clients --The real estate market remains hot for sellers as we approach the midpoint of summer. Prices are rising, and home seller expectations are sky-high. 24% of home sellers expect to get more than their asking price when all is said and done.Additionally, 53% of sellers expect t...
07/07/2021