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Why Sell a House in the Fall?

Selling in the fall and winter months is actually a great idea. There are three main reasons why that I wanted to share with you today.

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The winter months are actually a great time to sell your home. In fact, there are a few distinct advantages to selling now over the spring and summer months, which many people think are the best times to sell.

For starters, competition is lower. When you put your home on the market, it will be measured against everything that's also on the market at that time. During the winter, you have less competition, which gives you the ability to make your home stand out even more.

You also have the interest rates factor. We don't have a crystal ball to predict the future of these rates, but we have been told that they will be going up soon. They will likely even go up before the end of the year. Higher interest rates shrink the pool of buyers who can afford your home, so list now while the pool is big.

"Your home is in position to stand out more than ever."

In the fall and winter, every indication in real estate history shows that you'll deal with more serious buyers. Buyers who are out searching in the colder, darker months of fall and winter are the ones who are serious about getting into their new house and getting their children settled in before the end of the year. You have fewer looky-loos than you do in the spring.

If you have any more questions about selling during this time or you or someone you know is interested in selling a house this season, reach out to me! Give me a call or send me an email. I'd love to work with you!

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