Deciding when to list your home can be a difficult decision. However, there is plenty of research available that can help make this decision easier. Below are RYP Property Solutions’ best times to sell your Washington County home.
Uptick Before School Begins
You may want to consider selling your Washington County home in the late spring and summer months, especially if you live in an area with a strong school district. Many families prefer to move into their new home before school begins so their children can hit the school year smoothly. With this in mid, it could be beneficial to list your home during this time as you may see an increase in potential buyers.
Tax bills can be a great motivator for people looking to buy a Washington County home. In April these people are looking at homes in order to avoid a high tax bill for the next year. Using this fact can help turn an indecisive buyer into a highly motivated one!
Understanding the Best Weather to Sell During
Depending on the type of home you are selling could determine the prime time for it to sell. If your home has a pool, the hot summer months is the best time for buyers to picture themselves using the pool and buying your home. If you are trying to sell a ski home make sure you keep it looking warm and cozy no matter when buyers are looking at the home. Overall, you will see more buyers in the warm summer months compared to colder months.
December and November
Many buyers tend to take a break during these two months due to the holiday season. so it makes sense that research shows that these are the two slowest months to sell your Washington County home. However, the flip side to this is that many people who are looking at homes during these months are highly motivated to buy.
On the first of the year people begin to take a look at what they want to accomplish in the next year. For some people this can mean buying a new home. You will want to make sure your home is viewable during this time so people don’t miss out on it.
Putting together the best recipe to sell your Washington County home is part science part art. Using the suggestions above can help you decide when to list your home and hopefully sell it faster.