Conventional wisdom used to be that you shouldn’t even try to sell your home during the busy holiday season. Potential homebuyers were too preoccupied with attending parties, cooking meals, buying presents or planning vacations. With all that going on, there just wasn’t time to ride around with a real estate agent, looking at properties. But with the Internet, smartphones, tablets and our always-on lifestyle, that conventional wisdom isn’t relevant anymore. The reality is, the homebuying season is now year-round. Here’s why you should consider listing your home during the holidays, or even in January.
With the holidays approaching, sellers often wonder if they should keep their properties on the market or take them off? Or if they haven’t listed their homes yet, should they wait until after the first of the year? Maybe hold off until spring?
Thanksgiving is a day for celebrating with loved ones and giving thanks for the things we have to be grateful for. For most Americans, a home-cooked Thanksgiving feast is an essential part of the celebration. Sadly, Thanksgiving is also the leading day for home cooking fires. In fact, three times as many home cooking fires happen on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. Can you believe that? The good news: With preparation and common sense, many home cooking fires can be avoided. Check out the following graphic for some important kitchen “fire safety” information:
Once you’ve made the commitment to sell your home, chosen a Realtor to represent you, and established a list price, it’s time to work with your Realtor to market your property so it sells as quickly as possible. Your Realtor should share a marketing plan with you, but the more you know about the process of selling your home the easier it is to support your Realtor’s efforts. Check out this article on how to market your home for maximum exposure!
Once you’ve made the commitment to sell your home, chosen a Realtor to represent you, and established a list price, it’s time to work with your Realtor to market your property so it sells as quickly as possible. Your Realtor should share a marketing plan…
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As a home seller, you can work with a Realtor to identify potential buyers for your home, but chances are your buyer will be young, particularly if you’re selling to a first-time buyer. Check out this article on how to make your older home appeal to young buyers…
As a home seller, you can work with a Realtor to identify potential buyers for your home, but chances are your buyer will be young, particularly if you’re selling to a first-time buyer.
According to the 2013 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer…
Most home sellers are eager to garner the highest possible price when they put their home on the market. To maximize profits, your home must be in the best possible condition so that buyers compare it favorably to a model home. At the same time, you should minimize the amount of cash you spend. Check out this article of four cheap ways to spruce up your home for sale!
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Having a good renter’s insurance policy can mean the difference between protection and disaster in the event of property damage or theft.
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