seller's market


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seller's market

A market in which demand is greater than supply, thus creating better conditions for sellers than for buyers. Since I'm buying in a seller's market, I'm really nervous that I won't be able to find a house in my price range.
See also: market

a ˌseller’s ˈmarket

a situation in which people selling something have an advantage, because there is not a lot of a particular item for sale, and prices can be kept high: We just can’t afford to buy a house at the moment. It’s a seller’s market, and there’s nothing we can do about it. OPPOSITE: a buyer’s market
See also: market
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According to the statistics outlined above we are in a seller's market, which means that there is a high demand for property on the Russian River and not many homes for sale.
We went from a situation of high demand and low relative capacity to low demand and high relative capacity; the industry was transformed from a seller's market to a buyer's market almost overnight.
This seller's market for public placements has trickled down to affect asset-backed private placements.
The Chicago metro area is definitely moving from a seller's market to a buyer's market," said ForeclosureS.
Gratefully, the overheated, unsustainable seller's market of years past is finished," association President Steve White said.
In a hot, competitive seller's market, cash is the very best thing--the next best thing is a lightning fast Bridge loan commitment, which can allow you to bid without needing a financing contingency.
Do these stories signal a return to a seller's market and regular price increases?
com, an investment advisory firm specializing in distressed property, reported today the shift from a seller's market to a buyer's market could lead to an increase in mortgage defaults in the last quarter of 2005 and continue into 2006.
They're counting on ticket brokers realizing they're asking too much, and that the seller's market will swing to the buyer.
As we enter the New Year, GVA Williams' research shows every reason to believe it will continue to be a seller's market as the fundamentals in the real estate market improve and increases in interest rates remain closely monitored by the Fed.
Foundries were turning away business, extending lead times and having the time of their lives with the biggest seller's market of all time.
No one thinks the seller's market is over or that resale prices will fall below current levels,'' Link said.
While the inventory, of condominiums, co-ops and townhouses for sale in Chelsea has been on the rise, the historical low interest rates, combined with a significant lack of new development, have continued to make for a seller's market.
Still, a seller's market that has reigned for the past several years persists.
Virginia Honey lost much of the commercial business it gained in 2003 when shortages of raw honey resulted in a seller's market at Vita's level.