5 Advantages to Selling in the Winter

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5 Advantages to Selling in the Winter
Published in Lux Living Milton | about 1 year ago

In the modern real estate market, selling in the winter season is no longer taboo.

In the modern real estate market, selling in the winter season is no longer taboo. There are definite advantages to selling when the colder season is upon us. Here are our top five reasons to sell in the winter months:

REDUCED INVENTORY

When the colder weather hits, there is reduced inventory on the market, making it advantageous for Sellers. Buyers are generally motivated, therefore, serious about making a purchase. Motivated buyers and reduced inventory can often be the perfect combination for full-ask offers.

SAVE ON LANDSCAPING

In the spring market, Sellers have to spend significant funds on landscaping to prep their home to list. In the winter months, gardening isn’t possible. Instead, display pictures of the beautiful summer landscape in full bloom to let the Buyers see the possibilities without spending extra money.

INVITING STAGING

Staging in winter is a dream come true! You can stage your home to look cozy and inviting. Create a lively atmosphere with a luxury fireplace, festive pillows, and faux-fur blankets. Buyers will fall in love with the warmth of a stunning interior.

ELIMINATE POOL FEES

Over the winter months, Buyers are merely looking to see which features and amenities are offered in the backyard so they can imagine the potential. Opening a pool is costly. If a homeowner sells in the winter, they eliminate the costs of opening the pool in the spring.

YEAR-ROUND MARKET

Buyers, Sellers, and Investors are active all year-round giving Sellers the chance to list their home when it is convenient. If the winter months are the most suitable for you – there is no reason to wait.

There are ten things you should do when considering selling your home over the winter months. #1 call Forest Hill Keystone; #2 we take care of the rest! Forest Hill Keystone is a luxury Milton based Brokerage helping buyers and sellers realize their goals. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and proven results. If you are thinking of buying or selling your home, contact us today and let’s get started.