If You Want to Buy a Home, Here’s What You Need to Do Now

If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines, this may be the time to act—or at least to do some serious number crunching as the housing market continues to improve.

Luxury HomesWhile inventory is low in many markets, it is expected to loosen up, with 1.9 million units on the market this year—far below the flooded supply of 4 million we saw in 2008.

The number of homes that were “flipped” (bought for a quick-sale investment) has dropped for the second year in a row, while the foreclosure rate is less than half what it was two years ago. Those are healthy signs for everyone.

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Source: CNN Money