So, you have answers from one local agent below and two who are from far, far away. I'll give you my professional, local, opinion. Winter is typically when you can purchase a home for the lowest price during the year, only because most folks will not want to sell in the winter, for a variety of reasons. The largest inventory of homes is typically from about April through August, but this is the time when home prices go up, due to demand.
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