market noun definition in Buying a home topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

market

 noun: Buying a home topic
[singular] business or trade, or the amount of trade in a particular type of goods the world market in coffee They have increased their share of the market by 10%. the property/job market (= the number and type of houses, jobs, etc. that are available) They have cornered the market in sportswear (= sell the most). interested in buying something I'm not in the market for a new car at the moment.