A common misconception in the real estate world is that selling your home during the holidays is not a good idea. While it may be more of an inconvenience trying to plan showings, inspections, and everything else that goes along with selling a house around the holidays, it may end up being worthwhile to your bank account.
If you’re trying to decide if you should sell your home now or wait until after the new year, let’s talk about four reasons selling your home during the holidays is not a bad idea.
- Inventory Is Low
Low inventory in the winter is nothing new. In fact, most real estate agents report that their 4th quarter sales are significantly lower than the rest of the year. However, since inventory has been historically low this entire year, almost any home that hits the market gets tons of interest and sells very quickly since there is not much competition.
- Buyers Are Motivated
- Buyers Are Motivated
If someone is out looking at homes during the holidays, it means they are serious buyers. Since inventory has been low all year, getting into a home has been a very challenging process, and many buyers have been looking at homes for months. If your home matches the general description of what a buyer is looking for, there’s a good chance they’ll take it. Plus, many buyers have more time off than usual during the holidays, giving them extra time for house hunting.
- Homes Look Better with Holiday Decorations
What makes a home feel more like home than a Christmas tree? Nothing! You’d be amazed at how many buyers talk about where to put the Christmas tree and other decorations when they look at a house. If your decorations are done tastefully, they can actually be a big draw for home buyers and help them to visualize themselves living in the space.
- An Easier Process
Since the real estate industry tends to slow down during the holiday season, you’ll get more attention. That means the title company, buyer’s lender, and your agent will have more time to spend on you and your home, which means chances of something slipping through the cracks are less likely.
Ready To Sell?
If you want to get a head start on the busier spring selling season, let’s talk. At LUXRE, we don’t stop working during the holiday season, and we would love to help guide you through the process of selling your home, and finding your next one. LUXRE has the proven systems and strategies to sell your home hassle-free, quickly and for the most money possible. With LUXRE, you will be empowered to make your own decisions and confident that you are making the right ones. Connect with us to get started today!