Man places sold sign in his yard
First-time homebuyer Ben States places a sold sign in his yard. States purchased his home during the COVID-19 pandemic and booming seller's market in Nebraska. Photo by Tyler Burkle/NNS

When COVID-19 struck the U.S. in March of 2020, the housing market took off. Mortgage rates fell to record lows, increasing demand for homes and creating a seller’s market in Nebraska

Homebuyers are trying to take advantage of these low rates in this high-paced, ultra-competitive market.

Tyler Burkle is a senior Broadcasting Production major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After graduating in the spring of 2021, he plans to pursue a career in real estate.