There’s no denying that low inventory and increasing prices have presented challenges for buyers in today’s market—and that includes first-time buyers.

But the market also offers a slew of benefits for first-time buyers—and many have had a positive experience buying a home in recent months.

A recent survey from realtor.com asked over 1000 recent and prospective first-time buyers about their experience buying a home in today’s market—and much of the news was good. Some of the biggest benefits buyers experienced include:

The Takeaway:

So, what does this mean for you? If you’ve been thinking about buying a home for the first time, many other first-time buyers are having a positive experience in the market—making now a great time to make a move.