May 18, 202111:08 AM ET, Heard on All Things Considered
“You imagine your life in this house, you put in an offer and then two days later it doesn’t get accepted,” Ametrano says. “For me, it’s like very emotionally crushing.”–From article…
Trying to buy a house right now is in some ways harder than it’s ever been. There’s a record shortage of homes for sale; many people are eager to buy.
Bidding wars are breaking out, sending prices to record highs, and making it feel impossible for many people to buy a home.