If you work in the real estate market or are looking to buy/sell, then you have experienced how incredibly competitive the market is for those looking to make a purchase. The combination of healthy buyer market and low inventory has lead to prices shoot up in a short period of time. What has shot down is the number of days homes are staying on the market. According to Realtor, the media number of days homes are staying on the market is just 29, the shortest period since Realtor started keeping track in 2011. Check out the LA Times article here.