Buyer's Market

Definition

  • A situation where market conditions give buyers the advantage over sellers. High levels of supply, low levels of demand, or some combination of the two can contribute in the formation of a buyer's market. In real estate, having a buyer's market allows a homebuyer to pick and choose between a number of options in order to find the right home at the best price.

Synonyms
buyer's real estate market

Alternate Spellings
seller's market

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Bear Market Definition,
    • When stock prices are decreasing, it's a bear market.
  • Bull Market Definition,
    • When stock prices are increasing and it's a healthy market, this is known as a bull market.
  • Motivated Buyer Definition,
    • A prospective buyer who has a strong reason to buy, and quickly.
  • Motivated Seller Definition,
    • A home seller who has a strong reason to sell quickly, possibly because of an upcoming relocation or an impending default on a loan.
  • Publicly Traded Company Definition,
    • A company that is sold on a stock exchange.
  • Real Estate (RE) Acronym, Very Important,
    • A section of land including all the natural resources (above and below the surface) and any permanent buildings or structures located on it. Also known as "realty."
  • Secondary Market Definition,
    • A market where financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, options and futures are bought and sold to investors.
  • Security Definition,
    • A tradable financial implement that represents ownership, the rights to ownership or debt.
    • Property designated as collateral.
    • A document stating ownership of a stock or bond.
  • Seller's Market Definition,
    • Due to either low supply or high demand, the seller can expect to sell quickly with a high sale price.
  • Stock Definition,
    • A share of the ownership of a company.
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