It’s not uncommon for people to ask me “How’s the market?” Lately I’ve been forced to tell them the truth: it’s doing great! They’ll nod their head and say, “Yeah, I’ve been seeing a lot of Sold signs around,” and that’s also true.
From April 15 to May 15, a total of 497 listings were placed under contract, according to the Midlands MLS. That’s almost equal to the record set in 2005, during that same time period, when 499 listings went under contract. (And you remember what the market was like back in 2005!)
You’ll still see and hear on the news that the housing market is in decline, but the local marketplace in Lincoln is doing just fine. If you’re considering a move, don’t let the media convince you that it’ll be an uphill battle, because the facts tell us otherwise. Homes are selling! If the time is right for you, let’s have a conversation about how to take advantage of the current market!