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The Best Real Estate Trends to Follow

The Best Real Estate Trends to Follow

The Best Real Estate Trends to Follow – The real estate industry is always in a constant flux, flowing and ebbing with global technological breakthroughs, events, market and financial shifts.

But with all these ambiguities, the only thing which is certain is that change and fluctuation in the real estate industry are inevitable. To be honest, even if you try, you will be hard pressed to search any aspect of this particular industry which remains unaffected by all these influential factors. So, as per the Windermere Florida Realtors, whether you are looking to sell or buy a property, you must understand that the real estate industry is always changing.

That is why, along with your real estate agent, you must also keep up with all the recent real estate trends, especially the ones which are important such as those listed below.

The supply is likely to catch up with demand

For the past three years, there has been a significant shortage of property, especially houses for sale. However, as per the estimations of various economic teams, the shortfall is likely to ease up somewhere around July 2018. While the first half of the upcoming year might remain challenging for buyers, there seems to be a good chance of growth in the inventory by the fall season.

According to the Dr. Philips Realtors, this is going to be a quite transformative development for all those buyers who had been wishing to get a property that meets both the budget and their specific needs.

Smaller living

Mobile living and tiny apartments are going to be a big solution in order to increase the housing density, especially in overpopulated areas according to Ocoee Realtors. This particular trend is expected to be a norm or a popular choice in big cities. Similarly, this will also drive up the overall operating income in terms of existing stock of apartments. While this might not have a huge effect in the coming year, itwill surely have some effect over the next decade.

Generation Z is taking over the industry

According to Windermere Florida Realtors, there has been a debate amongst economists for many years with regards to preferences and tastes of millennials who constitute  the most eclectic and powerful consumer group today. However, there seems to be a new cohort, i.e., the ones born since 1995 and termed as Generation Z. The new generation is now quickly taking over the millennials as well as the real estate industry.

While the majority of this generation individuals are now passing college, they are also gaining instant influence. By the year 2020, the Generation Z is likely to touch the figure of 2.56 billion people globally. This indicates a ton of influence and potential consumer power over the real estate industry.


In addition to all of these important trends of real estate industry, Ocoee Realtors suggest that we should also keep up with Tax reforms, the need of more specialization by the real estate agents and smart home automation. All of this is important to catch up with the fast-growing and changing real estate industry and to get the most of your real estate investment.

If you need more information about this, then head over to Megan Dowdy Realty right away!

Megan Dowdy

Megan Dowdy is a seasoned real estate broker, educator, and entrepreneur. A native of Orlando, she is one of its biggest promoters and is familiar with all that Orlando has to offer. She attended Lake Highland Preparatory School, obtained a business degree from The Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University, and then obtained her Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management from The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Her passion for bringing hospitality and service to real estate is a rare find in the industry. Building relationships that begin with the first transaction and carry on over years is what Megan thrives on. Communication and accessibility are of the utmost importance to providing a high level of service – and Megan prides herself on those!

When she isn’t representing clients in the purchase of real estate, Megan is teaching, as an Adjunct Instructor, at The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She teaches the future leaders of the industry numerous courses ranging from Guest Services Management, to Marketing, to Hospitality Communications.

Giving back is also a major theme in Megan’s life. Megan is a Founder, Board of Directors President, and Hospitality Committee Chair of The AutoNation Cure Bowl; Orlando’s newest NCAA post season college football game set to kickoff on December 19, 2015. All proceeds from the game go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation where ninety-one cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research, and finding a cure for cancer. She also maintains strong relationships with each of her alma maters, even holding a position on the Alumni Board of Directors at Lake Highland Preparatory School in downtown Orlando.

Megan is also a licensed Real Estate Instructor and holds two designations: Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Graduate Realtor Institute; also, two certifications: Florida Military Specialist and Military Relocation Professional.