Potential sellers may be hesitant to put their home on the market in the winder because of the misconception that it’s not an optimal time for selling. However, you would be surprised at the benefits of selling a home in the winter. This post offers several ideas to help you stage your home for a winter sale.
1. Less competition. There are usually fewer homes on the market at this time of year. Many people will wait to list their homes until the spring. Use this to your advantage; fewer homes for sale means that your home will stand out.
2. Buyers are more motivated to close. While there may be fewer buyers in the winter, the ones who are in the market want to close quickly. There are the folks who want to buy a home, and they want to buy it now.
3. Your home may show better. The cozy ambiance that defines winter can help potential buyers imagine living there.
4. You can take advantage of the holiday season. Decorating with festive wreaths and lighting can lso make your home appear more inviting.
Small changes can make a large impact in your particular situation. Take advantage of the benefits and consider listing your home during the winter and reap the benefits. If you have more specific questions, contact me, Elizabeth Marquart and I will be happy to answer any of your questions.
Elizabeth Marquart is Southern California’s real estate expert and home improvement project manager of choice. She always provides reliable and diligent real estate representation-all with the highest degree of integrity. Visit www.ElizabethSells.com or contact her for any real estate and home improvement questions by calling (310)246-0888 or at AskElizabeth@ElizabethMarquart.com.