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Realtors expect new home sales to -- 36%.
To about a half million this year.
Nationwide inventory is at its lowest since April 2005 before the housing bubble went bust.
And they say distress sales will account for only one in five home sales this year down from one -- three.
So basically it's both a buyer's and seller's market.
Just depends on the location.
From housing starts to home building two new construction.
And -- sales.
Of existing and new homes and then -- and then prices rising.
It hasn't been an even recovery either over time or across the country.
With different areas in different parts of the recovery but there's definitely a lot to look forward to.
-- and summer are the peak seasons for buying home realtors say homes look better and parents don't have to worry about moving in the middle of the school year.
Some tips to make your offer more attractive to home sellers pay cash sellers love all cash offers.
Get bank pre approval it will guarantee you'll get a loan but it will show -- committed.
And can afford a mortgage if you're worried about losing out to another buyer put your best offer first.
And offer to pay for extra expenses like closing costs homeowners association dues or -- home warranty.
And realtors say write a letter to the sellers can help you connect with them on a personal level.
Interest rates are low and it and again you have lower prices compared with where they probably should be.
And the buyers are a lot more confident now they're common and more confident in their jobs and they see a great opportunity to buy.
Because they've been waiting on the sidelines for so long.
And they're starting to see prices start to increase and they don't want to get left in the in the dust and some tips for selling your home.
Sure the house looks best when potential buyers walk up.
Eliminate clutter cleaning bathrooms and kitchen realtors recommend both buyers and sellers go to open houses seller can best price there house by seeing what others are asking.
Buyers can look at homes in different areas to settle on where they want to live in Washington rich Edson Fox Business.
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