11 Reasons You Should Have Your Home Listed During The 12 Days of Christmas

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Portland, ME — December 12th, 2014

Thinking of selling your home? Best wait until spring, right? Wrong!

While many people may view the winter as a slow time in the housing market there as some clear advantages to be gained by launching your listing ahead of the holidays and the traditional flood of supply of homes the spring brings.

Here are 11 reasons why listing your home now might be a good idea:

11. By selling now, you may have an opportunity to be a non-contingent buyer during the Spring when there are traditionally more houses on the market which could ultimately drive prices down. This could mean you sell high and buy low.

10. You can sell now for more money and we will provide for a delayed closing or extended occupancy until early next year.

9. Even though your house will be on the market, you still have the option to restrict showings during the six or seven days around the Holidays.

8. January is traditionally the month for employees to begin new jobs. Since transfers cannot wait until Spring to buy, you need to be on the market during the Holidays to capture the market.

7. Some people must buy before the end of the year for tax reasons.

6. Buyers have more time to look for a home during the Holidays than they do during a work week.

5. Buyers are more emotional during the Holidays, so they are more likely to pay your price.

4. Houses show better when decorated for the Holidays.

3. When supply goes down it means there is a greater opportunity to capture motivated buyers AND a better sales price for you.

2. Serious buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you.

And the number one reason why your seller should list during the Holidays …

1. People who look for homes during the Holidays are more serious buyers!

If you are considering listing your home and would like to order a non-obligation home valuation click here.

 

 

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