Feb. 21, 2018
Four Reasons to Take Advantage of Spring Home Sales
#1 – More Options, Greater Odds
People will tell you that Spring is not the ideal time to sell your home because there is less competition in the other months but less competition means less buyers. Most agents feel that competition is good for the real estate market and can actually help homeowners get a better deal.
#2 – More Shoppers, Better Exposure
If more people are shopping for real estate now than they might be later, that gives you, the home owner, plenty of reasons to sell your home in the spring. You want maximum exposure for your house which will lead to a higher number of offers, and when home buyers are competing to buy your property, those offers are far more desirable.
#3 – Holiday Home Sales, Yes or No
Plenty of people list their homes during the fall and winter seasons, but important home-based family holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving can add a lot of stress and responsibilities. However, there are some people who find this time of year does not pair well with putting their homes on the market. When selling your home in the spring, those major holidays are in the rear view and you can focus on taking the necessary steps to getting the offer you deserve.
#4 – January Job Transfers
There are a few in real estate who will tell you that January is a great month for home sales due to job changes or transfers, but what employer systematically decides to make these changes only in January? Employers follow their industry markets which typically fluctuate and change year round. Therefore, home owners listing their homes should expect to meet transferring home shoppers any time of year.
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