Lagging Demand for Luxury Homes May Mean Deals for Buyers

The inventory of homes listed over $1 million rose 12.6% year over year.
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A surplus of high-end homes for sale is giving more bargaining power to buyers.

In the U.S., the inventory of homes priced from $500,000 to $750,000 rose 15.9% in March compared with the same period last year, according to the National Association of Realtors. The inventory of homes over $1 million rose 12.6% year over year. Inventories dropped in April, likely due to the seasonal pattern of spring sales and perhaps some buyers taking advantage of deals, but real-estate

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