When to Sell Your Home
When deciding to sell your home, you may question when the best time is to do so. There are two different ways of thinking about this issue. One way opens an ongoing debate that will not be resolved anytime soon.
Many real estate experts believe that the best time to sell your home is in the spring and summer seasons. This is the “peak selling season” in the real estate world. Statistics back up this theory. Most homes are sold during the longer, warmer days of the year.
This way of thinking is controversial. When you try to sell your home during peak season you are competing with many other sellers. People who consider this a great time to sell point out that there are also more buyers this time of year. Those who disagree about selling during peak season state that people looking to buy during the off season are more serious and more likely to follow through. This debate could go on and on. It is not going to be settled today.
The other option for when to sell your home is much less controversial. Here we are looking at the seller’s personal calendar, not the time of year. Does your home no longer work for you and your family? Then this is the information you should pay attention to. If you are financially situated to sell, then go for it no matter what time of year. The financial picture is always the most important point to consider when looking to sell your home.
When you are sure you can pay for a new home and you have dealt with your debt it may be the time to move forward. The only other timeline to consider is how long it will take to get your home ready to show to prospective buyers. When you are ready to take that next step do not hesitate to give us a call for a consultation. We are here to help!