I love this quote because no one ever feels GOOD about overpaying for a home.
The reality is that summer time home buying increases your competition and price of homes. Bozeman continues to be a hot market (even during COVID-19). While you don't want to overpay for a home, purchasing a home for its value is the goal.
Here is how I would attack the buying process to see HOW you can get more BANG FOR YOUR BUCK:
1. Better negotiation terms
Hypothetically speaking, a property that was listed last fall and continues to be listed through spring / summer time, the seller COULD BE VERY WILLING TO NEGOTIATE down from the list price. If it is a vacant property, the seller could be sitting on two mortgages and wants to move that property sooner than…