Hey folks, let's talk about the big picture in real estate—how long are you planning to stay in the game? Is it a year, two, five, ten, or even twenty? Are you testing the waters with just a toe in or is this a full-blown career for you?
Many agents tend to have a myopic view, making crucial career decisions based solely on today's market conditions. Yes, sales volume is currently at a 20-year low, but assessing your entire career based on a single down year is shortsighted.
If you envision being in the business for the next 10 or 20 years, one year of reduced sales shouldn't define your career. Recessions in real estate occur every 10 to 12 years, and what follows is typically a decade-long period of rising prices and increased sales volume. It's a market reset, not the end of the road.
For those considering exiting the industry for a "real job," think about the earnings over the next decade in that new job. If you're fortunate, maybe a...
Hey everyone, I've got some thrilling news about a game-changing trend in the real estate industry.
Meet the "Silver Tsunami."
Get this: 51% of individuals aged 50 and above are gearing up to downsize. Brace yourselves because this wave kicks off in late 2024, gains momentum in 2025, and is expected to roll in for decades, unleashing an estimated 30 million homes onto the market.
Just to put things in perspective, we currently have around seven to eight hundred thousand homes available.
Now, imagine an additional 30 million hitting the market in the next 10, 15, or 20 years. That's a colossal opportunity!
So, the big question: are you targeting these silver tsunami sellers?
Take me, for instance. I'm 54 and just sold my home—right in the sweet spot. Many individuals like me, empty nesters whose kids have flown the coop, are looking to downsize. This demographic is about to create a flood of opportunities in our market.