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7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season
Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after
the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while
others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them
off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait:Relocation
buyers are out there. Many companies are still hiring throughout the
holidays and need their employees in their new positions as soon as
possible.Purchasers who are looking for homes during the holidays are serious buyers and are ready to buy now.You can restrict the showings on your home to the times you want it shown. You will remain in control.Homes show better when decorated for the holidays.There
is less competition for you as a seller right now. Let’s take a look at
listing inventory as compared to the same time last year: The
desire to own a home doesn’t stop when the holidays come. Buyers who
were unable to find their dream home d…
It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the
spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on
putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or
not that will be a good strategy this year.
The other listings that do come out in the spring will represent
increased competition to any seller. Do a greater number of homes
actually come to the market in the spring as compared to the rest of the
year? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently
revealed the months in which most people listed their homes for sale in
2017. Here is a graphic showing the results:
The three months in the second quarter of the year (represented in red) are
consistently the most popular months for sellers to list their homes on
the market. Last year, the number of homes available for sale in
January was 1,680,000. That number spiked to 1,970,000 by May!What does this mean to you?
With the national job situation improving, and m…
Some Highlights:The Cost of Waiting to Buy
is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if
prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 4.4% by next year.CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 5.0% over the next 12 months.If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!