Pet Friendly Homes in Boca Raton: Buyer's Market in South Florida 2019

Buyer's Market in South Florida 2019

It is a Buyer's Market in South Florida in 2019


best buyers agent in south florida elyse berman paThe tables have finally turned.  It is now a buyer's market in Boca Raton and south Florida.  For the past several years, sellers were calling the shots.  Homes received multiple offers. Sellers stood their ground.  Many sellers have not realized the market has turned or come to terms with this yet, as it happened quite recently over the past few months.


But it did happen.  We are now in a Buyer's market, not only in Boca Raton but Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Highland Beach, as well.  In fact, all of south Florida has become a buyer's market. 


 Buyers have Options


As a buyer's agent in south Florida, when I show property now, I have more and more options of homes to show.  It's been years since I've had this many homes to show or seen this much inventory hit the market daily. 


Buyers have more choices now and do not have to race over because someone is going to outbid them.  Days on market are getting longer.  Incorrectly priced homes are just sitting. 


Sellers Need to Realize


homes with pools for sale in boynton beach floridaSellers need to wake up and realize they're not going to get what their friends may have gotten last summer.  Those days are over.



Why do I Need a Buyer's Agent


If you're a buyer, now is your time - especially on resales.  If you've been waiting on the sidelines, get your financing in order and find yourself a great buyer's agent - even for new construction.  If you want to understand why, read about what your buyer's agent  does here - and they're free to you.  Because while some sellers may still today stand their ground, there is usually one who wants to sell.  The key is to find them, and that's your agent's job.


Of course, this can vary by community, but I'm seeing it more and more in resales in 55+ active adult communities, gated communities and waterfront condos.  Inventory is higher than it's been in years.  So if you're a buyer and you've been waiting, now is your time.






 Map of Boca Raton FL


It is a Buyer's Market in South Florida in 2019

Elyse BermanFor information about pet-friendly housing in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Highland Beach, Boynton Beach or Boca Raton real estate market, please contact me. I am a Boca Raton Real Estate Agent.

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Comment balloon 11 commentsElyse Berman, PA • January 17 2019 12:04PM


Love this post.  I have been saying we were due to a shift and finally it has happened

Posted by Peter Mohylsky. The Santa Rosa Beach Expert, THE BEACH IS OPEN (PrimeSouth Properties) over 1 year ago

WOW... a buyers market !!  we haven't experienced that yet but real estate is local.... those who are thinking of buying and/or selling in the Boca Raton area of Florida would be wise to call Elyse Berman for guidance..... she's well versed on that market and you'll be glad you connected with her.

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) over 1 year ago

Good morning Elyse.  We're not quite there yet on the Treasure Coast but heading in that direction.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 1 year ago

Real estate is always a reflection of the current market conditions - and a great buyer's agent and/or listing agent is a valuable resource

Posted by Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. (Keller Williams of Central PA) over 1 year ago

Good afternoon Elyse - I think we are also seeing that in Westchester County.  Only the hyper growth areas are still low inventory.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 1 year ago

Hi Elyse - good market information.  Buyers and sellers need to adjust their strategy.

Posted by Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs (Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA) over 1 year ago

Hi Elyse- even more, this is a good reason to make sure that whether you're a buyer or a seller, you need to make sure that you hire the very best local agent you can!!! In Palm Beach County, that would be YOU. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 1 year ago

This is something I'm keeping my eye on too, Elyse! We're not to the point of a neutral market yet but, the shift has begun. We were past-due a correction anyway but, thankfully it's not for the same reasons before that led us to a recession.

Happy Friday, Elyse!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR! ( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) over 1 year ago

It's been a bit of a crazy quilt around Jupiter. I am surpirsed both about what is selling and what is not selling.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) over 1 year ago

That is all the fun of real estate...ever changing...we are not there in southeastern Wisconsin...but we will get our turn !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 1 year ago

I have been window shopping condos on the Gulf side and have found quite a few that are Empty ???

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) over 1 year ago

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