Steve Weiss: ‘Inventory has and will continue to play a huge role’

Coast & County broker/owner talks 2015 interest rates and inventory

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Steve Weiss is broker/owner of Coast & County Brokers in San Luis Obispo, California. Are you optimistic about 2015? I'm not only optimistic for what’s in store for us in 2015, I'm truly excited for the new year to begin based on the energy, collaborative efforts and the passion my agents have for the real estate business throughout this past year and previous years. The economy? All indicators are pointing towards continued economic recovery, which translates into more jobs and homes purchased. My only reservations are with other countries and their challenges. I have hope that they will not threaten any momentum we've developed, especially in job creation. The housing market? Early in 2014, the market got way ahead of itself, but it seems to have stabilized both in price and sales. I remain extremely optimistic that 2015 will be a strong year for the real estate community as long as inventory continues to increase and Realtors work diligently with sellers to h...