The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand’. If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases.
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring. As an example, here is what happened to housing inventory at the beginning of 2016:
Putting your home on the market now instead of waiting for increased competition in the spring might make a lot of sense.
Interested in finding out the inventory levels in Hood River County or Wasco County? Call or text me at 509-540-1309 to find out current inventory levels. Find out how inventory levels increased in Spring 2016 from the winter season.
Buyers in the market during the winter months are truly motivated purchasers. They want to buy now. With limited inventory currently available in most markets, sellers are in a great position to negotiate.