Monday, December 16, 2019 / by Natasha McNealy
1. Fewer buyers = less competition. Spring and summer are the most popular times in real estate - which is exactly why wintertime is the best time to buy a home. During the holidays and cold winter months, there tend to be less interested buyers out on the hunt and this is something that potential buyers should take advantage of. Since there are more homes on the market than buyers, sellers become more serious in wanting to sell their home which winter buyers can use to their advantage. There will be no or less competition that you will have to outbid, you will have more negotiating power and all-in-all, will have ...
Monday, November 25, 2019 / by Natasha McNealy
It is commonly known that springtime is the busiest time in real estate. It’s an ideal time to move and there are plenty of options on the market for buyers to choose from. However, as a seller, there are very good reasons why selling your home during the holiday season may be better for you.
Buyers are more serious. If a buyer is on the hunt for a house during the holidays, they are no doubt going to be serious about buying your home. Spending their time going to open houses around Thanksgiving and Christmas is them using their precious time to find a home and a clear plan to buy. Fortunately for the seller, this can mean a quicker sales time and fewer days on the market.
Less inventory. If your home is listed around the holidays, chances are there is not a lot of competition around it. Since there is less competition, you can have a higher asking price and potentially sell quicker than if you were to list in the springtime. Sellers often have more say and command during the h ...