Real-Estate Agents Say Government Shutdown Is Starting to Impede the Housing Market

January 9th, 2019

” The National Association of Realtors surveyed its members and found 11% reporting an impact on current clients and another 11% reporting an impact on potential clients.

The study of 2,211 members did find, notably, that 75% of agents found no impact. Still there were a number of ways the government shutdown impacted the market. “

The headline seems a tad bit misleading once you see and digest the actual numbers. Nonetheless, there are some logistical impacts on some loans such as delays with IRS 4506-T income validations. Our lenders have workarounds since precedent had been set during previous Government shutdowns.

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