Holiday season best time to buy real estate

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If you are thinking about buying a house or condo while mortgage interest rates are still low, it's not too late. We are now entering the best time of the year to buy a home. To be very specific, between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day is the absolute best home-buying season in most areas. This "prime time for home buyers" even extends until Super Bowl Sunday or later in cities with harsh weather. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Also known as the slow season for home sales, during this period only highly motivated sellers have their homes listed for sale. Because there are few competing buyers searching for homes during the holiday season, November, December and January are ideal times to purchase a residence. PREPARE TO BUY YOUR HOME. However, before shopping for your home, if you are like most home buyers who need a mortgage, your first step should be to get pre-approved in writing by an actual mortgage lender. Then you can shop with confidence during this best time of ye...