Definition of "Seller's Market"

Sonya Jones-Ingram real estate agent

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A Seller’s Market is the opposite of a Buyer’s Market. It’s that moment when conditions of the Real Estate Market are more favorable to Home Sellers than to Home Buyers. A Seller’s Market usually occurs when there are few houses on the market available for sale and a lot of people looking to buy them. It is the dream to every home seller and Listing Agent because it allows them to raise the price of their offerings and be harder on the negotiation. After all, they have a winning hand.

But no Real Estate Market moment lasts forever. As soon as real estate developers notice that particular market has a bigger demand than supply, they will – if possible - start building new properties around it and pretty soon prices will start to rise. So, independently of a Buyer’s Market or a Seller’s Market, you should always be making a rational Market Analysis to understand what horse you should ride in.



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Determining if it’s a buyer’s market or a seller’s market depends on specificities of time, place and location of the sale, but there are some almost universal trends that determine The Best – and Worst – Times to Buy a Home. Take a look at our blog post to find out the right (and wrong) moment to buy and sell your house according to seasons.

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