Summer is always one of the most popular seasons for real estate. But if you’re planning on buying a home this summer, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind.

A recent video from realtor.com outlined tips buyers need to know if they’re planning to buy a home this summer—one of the most competitive real estate seasons in recent history—including:

The Takeaway:

Bottom line? If you want to buy a home this summer, you need to be prepared for what’s happening in the market—and these tips will help you position yourself in a way that will increase your chances of successfully finding and buying a home.