House hunting is challenging enough at any time
Shopping during a seller's market is a whole additional difficulty level—and that's what would-be buyers are seeing across the country. The supply of homes is low, demand is high, and sellers are in control. If you’re not careful, you'll be left drying your eyes with the broken shards of your rejected bid. Sound painful? It is.
So you'd best bring your A-game, or don't bother showing up at all. Check out the seller's market survival tips below to stand out from the competition and get the edge.
Know the signs
Even though you may hear you're in a seller's market, where's the proof? While the market always varies you can watch for these two red flags:
- Houses are selling for more than asking