#1 Reason To Sell In The Winter

There is always a debate about the best time to put your house on the market to get the most money for it. Most of the buyers are ready during the summer there is no doubt about it, however during the Winter even though there could be less buyers they are more serious about buying.

I have sold most of our properties (primary residence) during the Winter, November-January and it has been a great experience. Many sellers think spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because there are usually more buyers out at that time of year.

What they don’t often consider is that every other homeowner is thinking the same thing, which means they’ll have the most competition. The #1 reason to list your home in the winter is there’s less competition. Inventory usually is at its lowest point in the winter, so the options buyers have are limited.

The ‘sweet spot’ for listing your house to get the most exposure happens in the late fall and winter months, typically November through January. When spring rolls around, temperatures aren’t the only thing that rises. So do the number of listings. Don’t wait for all of the competition to show up before you decide to put your home on the market.

There is an added bonus to selling during the winter: the buyers who are out looking tend to be very engaged and serious. You will be much less likely to be inconvenienced by those casually looking or just wanting to get decorating ideas for their own home. You might be surprised how often that happens during more active markets.

In the winter, the lookers are at the malls or online doing their Christmas shopping.If you’re been thinking about whether or not to sell your home or are curious about the market conditions in your area, contact me today.

I’m Cristobal Jimenez with Coldwell Banker, and I’m here to provide you with a smarter approach to real estate.

Questions? #CallCristobal now!

Author: IntegrityRealEstateGroup

Multicultural and bilingual, Cristobal brings a unique outlook as a resource to the San Diego County Real Estate Market. Cristobal is passionate about educating & providing options people don’t know they have. Cristobal is dedicated to integrity and professionalism from beginning to end with the primary goal to assist, educate and add value in any way that he can. Cristobal embodies perseverance, tenacity, discipline, systems and negotiation skills. He enjoys helping individuals and families needing to buy a home or sell a property. Cristobal’s upbringing and training are responsible for the discipline, attention to detail and follow-through he brings to his work. He has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Systems Engineering. His professional experience includes problem-solving as a senior consultant for translational enterprises. Moving to San Diego county area, Cristobal knew that it was time for him to pursue his lifelong dream and join the real estate industry. Cristobal is able to exercise his superior observational and organizational skills while completing every transaction with sensitivity to his clients’ needs and goals. Cristobal’s mantra, how you do anything is how you do everything, he strongly believes is the key to long-term relationships

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