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The Holidays Are a Good Time to Sell Your Home!
Did you know the Holidays are actually a pretty great time to sell your home? Why? Well, here are just a couple reasons.
- There's Less Inventory
Most people advise you to wait until spring to sell your home to get the most from your home sale. However, studies have shown that homes listed around the holidays not only can sell for more money, but also may sell quicker than homes listed in the spring. One reason being that there is less homes available during the holidays, therefore less competition. There are many reasons people avoid selling their homes during the holidays, therefore the people who ARE looking for a home during the holidays have less options available to them. Spring months bring more competition and price wars, as inventory picks up, but since there are limited choices during the holidays, sellers have the option of asking a higher price.
- Buyers Are More Serious
If a buyer is house shopping near Thanksgiving or Christmas, they are more likely to be serious about a home purchase. Many people are busy with their holiday events, preparations and other plans near Thanksgiving and Christmas, so if a buyer is walking through your open house during these months, chances are, they are ready to pull the trigger on buying a home.
- You Can Make the Home Warm and Cozy
The holidays are a perfect time to show off how warm, cozy and generally "homey" your house can be. Sellers have the chance to take this opportunity to light the fireplace, burn the holiday candles, amp up the holiday decor & bake some delicious holiday desserts. Sellers have this unique opportunity to appeal to buyers emotional senses during this time.
- Your Neighborhood May Look More Appealing
The months around the holidays tend to show off their most natural beauty, whether it's bright & colorful fall foliage or soft Christmas lights sparkling against white winter snow. Buyers have this opportunity to see their potential neighborhood in it's most appealing light.
So if you're thinking about listing your home, don't let the season stop you. The holidays can really be a great time to sell your home!
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