Like it or not, winter weather is here! Why would anyone want to even think about buying a home in the cold and around the busy holidays?
Home prices in Springfield remain affordable. There are still a lot of good deals out there on real estate in Springfield.
Interest rates are still low. With rates this low, you can afford a nicer home or get lower payments. Lower rates can have a greater savings over time than a lower purchase price.
Get a jump on the competition. Many homebuyers wait until spring to look for a home. Now is a great time to buy a home in the Ozarks and avoid someone else buying it out from under you. Its heartbreaking to see someone fall in love with a home only to find out someone beat you to it.
Sellers who list homes in Springfield this time of year are serious sellers. Face it; It's a lot of work to keep a home clean and ready to show during the busy holidays and with this kind of weather. Many people wait until spring to list, but the little secret is those who hang in there through the winter are more likely to need to sell.
Foreclosure homes in Springfield MO are still a factor in this market. While they seem to have slowed down some in our area, there are still many to choose from. If you are willing to do a little fix up work, this can be a great option to get you in a home. Foreclosures are a terrible thing and we hope this trend stops soon. The silver lining to this is they do provide an affordable opportunity to buy homes.
Use your mouse to find a house! You can zero in on homes you like by searching the Springfield MO MLS for any homes listed by the Greater Springfield Board Of REALTORS® for homes. Then let us know which ones you would like to see and we'll show you them in person.
Our vehicle has warm heat and heated seats! Don't worry about the cold, we will show you homes that meet your needs and keep you warm too! By the time you find a home and close, you can be ready to make your move next spring!
About The Authors: Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard REALTORS® in Springfield, MO and proudly serves on the board of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri. Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.
John Knowles is likewise a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. A self-proclaimed computer geek, John is talented at developing real estate websites, videos, photography, blogs, search engine optimization and other technical skills essential to marketing and selling real estate in Springfield MO.
Together this dynamic team makes up TeamKnowles REALTORS®, Spouses Selling Houses! They are dedicated to doing what it takes to sell your home in the greater Springfield real estate market, or help you purchase a home that fits your particular needs. Give TeamKnowles a call today; you’ll be glad you did!
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