Ted Bergstrom

MN Real Estate Team



November Monthly Skinny Video

Months’ supply of inventory was down 21.4 percent since last year at 1.1 months. That’s well below the 5 months that’s considered balanced. Percent of List Price Received at Sale remained at 100.7 percent since last year.

Mortgage Rates Drop Below Three Percent Again

November 10, 2021
Despite the re-acceleration of economic growth, the recent bond rally drove mortgage rates down for the second consecutive week. These low mortgage rates, combined with the tailwind of first-time homebuyers entering the market, means that purchase demand will remain strong into next year. However, affordability pressures continue to be an ongoing concern for homebuyers.

Information provided by Freddie Mac.

June Monthly Skinny Video

The increase in sales prices comes with a slight decline in existing home sales nationwide, as homebuyers struggle with declining affordability amid a lack of inventory, forcing some buyers to simply wait it out in hopes of more inventory and less competition.

Mortgage Rates Drop Below Three Percent

May 27, 2021
Mortgage rates are down below three percent, continuing to offer many homeowners the potential to refinance and increase their monthly cash flow. In fact, homeowners who refinanced their 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in 2020 saved more than $2,800 dollars annually. Substantial opportunity continues to exist today, as nearly $2 trillion in conforming mortgages have the ability to refinance and reduce their interest rate by at least half a percentage point.

Information provided by Freddie Mac.