When is the best time to buy a home?

By Staff | January 18, 2016 | Last updated on January 18, 2016
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If clients are looking to buy their dream homes, January may be the best month to do so.

That’s because the largest month-to-month price increases occur between the start of the year and February, says research by TheRedPin.com. And, even though inventory tends to be low in January, so too is competition since people often wait until the spring to buy homes.

Still, clients should never rush into real estate purchases. With prices continuing to rise across Canada, people need to consider whether they can afford to buy, and should ensure they’re choosing the right properties and neighbourhoods.

Read more on the questions clients should consider before buying.

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The staff of Advisor.ca have been covering news for financial advisors since 1998.