Historically in real estate, spring and summer were the best months to buy a house, with many sellers waiting until then to list their houses. Buyers used the long days to drive from one neighborhood to another on the house hunt, and families needed to settle into their new homes before school got underway.
But in today’s market, all that has changed.
The low inventory of homes for sale in the Puget Sound region, coupled with Internet marketing has motivated sellers to list year-round, knowing that buyers can virtually tour homes and neighborhoods via software and apps. Those apps also connect buyers to social networks and neighborhood groups in advance of a move, aiding families in the transition to new schools and communities any time of year.
This is a great time of year to be a buyer.
You can read the rest of this article Cathy wrote for our broker Jennie Wetter at Infinity Real Estate.