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The best time of the year to be a home buyer is fast approaching. "When is that time?" you ask. Specifically, it begins on Thanksgiving Day and extends through New Year's Day, or even until Super Bowl Sunday in many communities. This is the slowest time of the year for home sales. But it's the best time to buy a home because there is little competition from other buyers. Only very serious house and condo sellers list their residences for sale during the holidays. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. NOW IS THE TIME TO GET READY TO BUY YOUR HOME. If you want to buy a home in 2004, or perhaps in early 2005, now is the perfect time to get prepared. Today, a house or condo purchase is not just the acquisition of your own home. If you do everything right, you will probably buy your best investment ever. In other words, a home purchase should be both a place to live and a great investment. For most people, their home purchase is their largest lifetime investment. But many home buyers m...