December’s home market set up 2018 as even more competitive

 

Matt Rourke Associated Press file, 2017

By Debbie Cockrell | The News Tribune

To those who bought a home in December, happy New Year. For you who didn’t, it will take tenacity in 2018, given the current state of low inventory.

…January is setting up to be another “aggressive” month when it comes to home buying. Without Seattle Seahawks football to keep people occupied, “the 2018 housing market will be more intense earlier in January rather than heating up after the Super Bowl,” J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate, said in Friday’s release.

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