Top 10 Reasons to List Your Home For Sale during the Holidays
By James Sarles
Dec 9, 2009 - 9:48:26 AM
The question that sellers
always ask around this time of year is “Should I list or keep
selling my home during the Holidays? Many people would say NO you should
wait until after the Holiday Season because everyone is too busy thinking
about Christmas and not about buying homes or property. This may
be true for some BUT here are 10 reasons why you should list and keep
selling your home during the Holidays. I know that many sellers are
very frustrated with our soft market but remember it only takes
one buyer to make a deal and your deal might be just around the corner.
Wouldn’t that be the BEST Christmas present this year?
Over the years we have sold many homes during the Holidays and this
year could be your turn !
Here are the Top 10 Reasons a Seller
Should List During the Holidays!
Serious buyers have fewer houses
to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money
Since the supply of listings
will dramatically increase in January, there will be less demand for
your particular home! Less demand means less money for you!
Buyers are more emotional during
the Holidays, so they are more likely to pay your price!
January is traditionally the
month for people to begin new jobs. Since new people cannot wait to
buy, you need to be on the market during the Holidays to capture that
Even though your house will
be on the market, you still have the option to restrict a showing during
a time that is really inconvenient. You can always schedule around your
10. You can sell
now and close in the new year which is a win win for a both parties.
You can Secure the sale of a buyer not ready to close until early next
year but happy that they found their dream home this year.
So if your real estate
agent calls you in the middle of your Christmas preparations and says
they want to show your home, instead of saying not now….Count to ten
and then say YES and remember this list of 10 Reasons…..
Until next week
Contact James at
Coldwell Banker - James Sarles Realty
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