Many home sellers think that selling their home in the fall and winter puts them at a disadvantage. In years past, this may have been true, but I have been noticing fairly strong buyer activity this fall.
In the last few months I have heard variations on this statement in various forms and guises. Truth be told ever since I've been in this business I've noticed the same trend. Everyone seems to want about $50-$100k more than they can possibly afford.
Right now we've got a renting bubble. At this point it is almost as irrational as the housing bubble of 2005. Just as scarfing up McMansions with no money down loans was irrational - now many potential buyers are obsessed with renting