Home buying advantages in the "slow" season.
Winter is often considered a slower season for real estate. The demands of the holidays and less-than-perfect weather conditions typically lead to fewer listings and fewer buyers searching the market. The relatively quiet winter real estate market can actually be a great opportunity for motivated buyers for 3 main reasons:
Sellers who list their homes during this period are usually highly motivated. They may be relocating for work or may be in the process of purchasing a new home themselves. Whatever the reason, it's likely that they are looking to sell the home more quickly than the average seller. This means they are more prone to accept lower offers or conditions more favorable to the buyer.
Fewer buyers means less competition. Though there may be a lower number of homes on the market, there are also fewer buyers …