How to Find Your Dream Home When Inventory Is Low?
April 2, 2018 | Billy Roussel

You’ve heard the rumors; it’s a “Seller’s Market.” Well if you are actively
searching for a new home, you know that it’s true. The low inventory of homes
for sale has made things difficult for buyers. There just aren’t many homes for
sale out there and when a nice listing does come to market, it’s met with multiple
offers…..often with offer prices over asking.

If you’re a buyer in this market, you might feel overwhelmed but remember that
with a solid strategy, you can still find your dream home, even when inventory is

The highest offer price in the world is worthless if the transaction doesn’t close.
Here are a few tips for buyers looking in a tight market:

• Talk to a lender before you shop so you’re prepared
• Be prepared to pull the trigger
• Write a competitive offer
• Keep contingencies to a minimum
• Write a clean offer; Make it easy for the sellers to just say yes

When inventory is low, it’s each to feel like the best homes are already gone, but
by working with your agent, you can put yourself in the best position to have your
offer accepted.


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