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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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Yes very motivated buyers but they don't seem to be talking about rates being behind their motivation.

Jun 22, 2015 11:27 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I have seen a steady flow of buyers, all which are ready to buy before rates do go up. The problem is the lack of listings and most buyers have not been pre approved yet.

Jun 22, 2015 11:17 PM
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Good morning Joe. I have heard that from several agents. Lack of inventory is stifling the market.

Jun 22, 2015 07:43 PM
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
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Yes....there is moe motivation now than ever !

Jun 22, 2015 07:20 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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To-date, Joe, most have been people trying to get out from under big rent increases; not so much because of interest rate upticks, but I do have a few buyers who are beginning to panic because they didn't move sooner.

Jun 22, 2015 11:32 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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I am not seeing much change. With the threat of downsizing Ft. Campbell many of our buyers are nervous and not sure they will have a job in the future.

Jun 22, 2015 11:03 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
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we have many who are serious, but there is no fresh inventory to satisfy that need....

Jun 22, 2015 09:42 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Smart consumers are taking advantage of the low mortgage interest rates that may not be available in future months.

Jun 22, 2015 09:18 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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This is an interesting question, and it will be interesting to see it play out.  I've actually been getting more calls (than usual) w/ those about to sell their homes (they are prepping home and putting on the market over summer.  And, several for next spring.

Oh course, we always get more calls from buyers than sellers as that is a much better target for us.

Jun 22, 2015 08:44 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
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No. Most who were thinking about it, ahve already done it. Now, it is just new retirees, and relocations. Few move-ups.

Jun 23, 2015 12:37 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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There are more buyers. This is being driven by the reality their existing home has increased in value sufficiently, allowing them to move.

The interest rates are only a side issue. 

Those wanting to transition from renting to owning are realizing those low interest rates don't apply to them.

Jun 22, 2015 09:54 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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I hope those sitting on the fence will buy soon. 

Jun 22, 2015 09:22 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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Yes, some are finally getting serious, getting their pre-approvals ready and updated, making a list of neigborhoods they prefer to buy in, doing drive byes in potential neighborhoods, etc.

Jun 23, 2015 02:55 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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I'm seeing less buyers at the moment as our prices have gone up a bit to fast and our inventory is way down.  We have lots of window shoppers, but few serious buyers at the moment.

Jun 23, 2015 02:48 AM