Home Sellers Are Ready To Sell

As states slowly begin to reopen and stay-at-home orders loosen, people are ready to make a move


In fact, 77% of homeowners are preparing to sell, with half currently working on DIY home improvement projects, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors®:

“After a pause, home sellers are gearing up to list their properties with the reopening of the economy,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. “Plenty of buyers also appear ready to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates and the stability that comes with these locked-in monthly payments into future years.”


The housing market is on track for a robust recovery, and “…as the economy recovers from what will be the worst quarter in U.S. economic history, more consumers will be ready to buy housing that fits their needs as the year goes on.” (Source: REAL Trends)


Local real estate market trends and activity

In Central Oregon, buyer demand is high and activity is strong for both buyers and sellers. The latest stats from Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® for May 2020 show that we’re experiencing declining inventory, rising pendings, and steady median prices:






Virtually every study about consumer attitudes about homeownership remains positive whether the source of the study is an industry group or some outside survey or research firm. Generation Z, Millennials, Gen-Xers, and Boomers still desire to own a home. (Source: REAL Trends)


Sell your Central Oregon home

As prices are steady – and climbing – and inventory is low, and as buyer demand increases, now is a great time to sell your Central Oregon home. Property searches on our site have risen significantly over the past few months, not surprisingly since we’ve all been at home and online, and buyer activity has not slowed down with virtual tours and showings becoming the ‘new normal’. Read more: What To Expect | Selling Your Home During COVID-19


How we’re working with sellers

  • We’re offering free virtual consultations for advice on how to best prepare your home for sale and to discuss smart strategies for pricing and promotion in our current market. Get in touch to schedule a time with a FRED Listing Specialist who can *meet* however is comfortable for you: Skype, Facetime, email, text, phone call, or in-person
  • We’ve got a simple to use online home values and neighborhood comparables tool with information specific to your home’s community. Want a more in-depth analysis and market value? Our team is ready to assist with a comprehensive report with real-time data; simply fill out your property information and we’ll be in touch promptly
  • We’re well-versed in pricing and promotion and will showcase your home beautifully both online and offline to attract and connect with serious home buyers
  • Our in-house network of 100+ real estate professionals has an efficient communications strategy designed to quickly connect buyers and sellers within our team
  • We have practices in place for electronic listing contracts, documents, and signatures, as well as manage the negotiation of offer terms and contingencies and ongoing virtual communication throughout


Got questions about selling your Central Oregon home? Let’s chat. Get in touch via the form below and a FRED Listing Specialist will follow-up promptly.



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About Keeley Mannila

As the co-founder and owner of Fred Real Estate Group, Keeley is the driving force behind company culture, branding, and creative marketing strategy.