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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Essentially, I've been finding financing for them--taking advantage of the fact that it's currently a borrower's and a seller's market.
So much has been prognosticated about New York City moving from a seller's market to a buyer's market that their faith in a dramatic drop in real estate values is almost understandable.
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New listings of homes for sale were up in May, but closed and pending sales were down as Lane County's residential real estate market continued its transition from a seller's market to what one Realtor called a "stable market."
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This seller's market for public placements has trickled down to affect asset-backed private placements.
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.