Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor licensed since 2003 writes an annual report on the best time to buy a home in the greater Portland metro area. Choosing the right month to buy a home can mean an easy home sale where you can pick from ample inventory and negotiate down on a home price and get the repairs you ask for. Buying a home in the wrong month can mean loosing out on multiple bidding wars and ultimately paying more for the home you end up purchasing. Stephen’s partner and buyer’s specialist Kami Price, licensed since 2004, is ready to help you buy in any market.
If you’re considering buying a home in the next twelve months, Kami would love to hear what you’re looking for. Call today to set an appointment.
Every year we write a best time of the year to sell a home and to buy a home in the greater Portland real estate market. I’ve been licensed to help people buy and sell homes in the area since 2003, and every year (except for 2020) the best time to sell and the best time to buy a home in the Portland market has stayed relatively the same. Seasonal trends in Portland real estate are as strong (and sometimes stronger) than annual trends. Our prior research shows you can be ahead $100,000 if you sell in the spring and buy in the fall. The best time to buy a home is the exact reverse of the best time to...
Every year we post a best time of the year to sell a home update, and now we are starting a best time of the year to buy a home in the Portland real estate market. As you would imagine, these market times are in nearly opposite every year. Exception: if you need to sell and then buy again right after selling, make sure to read the real estate advice just for you at the bottom of this article. Best Time to Buy a Home – Month by Month Analysis January Inventory – Low Buyer traffic – Low Weather – Poor January isn’t the best time of the year to buy a home, but its not the worst either. Low...
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Stephen uses his broad knowledge of the market and his well-polished marketing skills to list houses at the maximum they can and will sell for. He is extremely adept at orchestrating all of the selling details and I look forward to doing business with him again.