So you’re seriously considering selling your home. Better put it off until this spring when the real estate market heats back up. Right? Wrong!
Though conventional wisdom would have you believe it’s better to wait for mild weather to sell your house, the truth is there are a number of reasons why listing your home during the long winter months can actually work in your favor. Here are just a few.
1. Less Competition
It’s true that fewer people tend to list their homes during the winter months, but this means there will be fewer listings to compete with. It’s always better to be the only home for sale in your neighborhood, rather than being one of four.
“Many sellers take their houses off of the market for the winter so there is less