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When is the best time of year to buy a home?

Listing prices are the same, sold prices are down
Spoiler: Home prices peak in the summer months, so that's not the best time to buy a home, according to a study by NerdWallet. So, can you guess the season when the listing prices of homes seem to be business as usual, but the sale price plummets? If so, you've just found the "hidden" market for homebuyers.
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These are the most competitive rental markets right now

And how to beat the competition
With the housing market as competitive as it is, many are turning to renting as less believe that now is a good time to buy a home. The problem, however, is that the rental market has become just as competitive. Trulia breaks down the top rental markets, and how to get an edge up on the competition.
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NAR: Renters still not ready to buy a home

Consumers expect home prices to rise
With home prices rising, many homeowners and renters alike are less likely to say now is a good time to buy a home compared to last quarter. Actually, more are saying that now is a good time to sell a home, and that home prices will continue to rise. NAR’s chief economist explains why first-time homebuyers are hesitant to enter the market.
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Summer housing market remains intense in Northwest

Struggling with decreasing inventory
Sales are up in the Northwest, but they are still being constrained by the low inventory, which is less than half of a balanced market supply. The forthcoming election is causing confusion, distraction and frustration with potential negative impacts for the fourth quarter.
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Lack of builders holding back housing market

So many construction workers left and never returned
Lack of construction workers is becoming a major issue not just for construction companies, but for the entire housing market. During the housing crisis the industry lost about 30% of its workers. Now, however, those workers don’t want to go back.
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