July 4th is behind us. The days are longer and warmer. Summer has officially arrived! Another sure sign of summer, might just be the “For Sale” signs popping up all over, and then the “Sale Pending” signs that seem to quickly follow.
We are not only right in the middle of summer, we are also in the hottest time of year for the housing market. Many of you may be contemplating buying a home. Maybe you’ve even browsed property listings from the lake or patio chair, but feel you should wait to buy until things cool down.
While it’s still considered a seller’s market in most areas, that should not delay your thoughts of buying your dream home. As a matter of fact, the writers at realtor.com, have noted some advantages to buying during housings’ hottest season – as long as you are prepared for some heat.
Here are five reasons to consider buying during the summer:
- Prices aren’t necessarily higher
- Inventory is broader
- Buying and selling at the same time could be easier
- School’s out for summer
- You’ll get to know the lay of the land
Read the full post here for more details. With these reasons in mind, sit back and enjoy your summer, and don’t hesitate when browsing turns up a home that might be just right for you. Contact your realtor to schedule a showing. You might just beat the heat!
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